International Law Office

Latest updates

Justin P’ng

Employer flexibility does not modify employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employees sometimes need flexibility to start or leave work at different times than originally agreed with their employer (eg, because of childcare issues).

Mark M Brennan

California enacts another CCPA – robocall legislation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed the Consumer Call Protection Act 2019 to address the rise in deceptive robocalls and protect consumers from fraudulent calls.

Anat Shavit

Digital tax developments

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Israel Tax Authority has released a tax circular which clarifies the circumstances in which a foreign enterprise engaged in online activities may be liable for corporate income tax and value added tax in Israel.

Matthew C Morse

Update on implementation of H-1B registration rule for employers filing H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2021

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

In January 2019 the US Department of Homeland Security passed a rule that amended the regulations governing the H-1B cap-subject selection process.

Charles Allen

Ad hoc admission of English QC with local barrister

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In an important and interesting judgment, the High Court declined to admit an overseas barrister unless he appeared with a local barrister.

Daniel R Zuccherino

Unfair competition and trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The protection provided under industrial property law to commercial signs registered with the National Institute of Industrial Property is more effective than that offered by unfair competition law.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey