International Law Office

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Maurus Winzap

Intra-group debt financing: updated safe haven rates and thin capitalisation rules

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Swiss Federal Tax Administration recently published the 2019 safe haven interest rates to be used on intra-group loans.

Michael E Borden

Preliminary considerations for healthcare industry for 116th Congress

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Health policy issues are high on the agenda of the new Congress.

Samuel Yang

MIIT notifies inspected telecom enterprises to rectify loopholes and vulnerabilities

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cybersecurity Bureau of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently released its checking results for seven inspected telecom enterprises and required them to rectify the loopholes and vulnerabilities of their networks or systems as notified.

Sang Hoon Lee

Key changes to Labour Standards Act in 2019

Employment & Benefits - South Korea
Lee & Ko

In 2018 there were major reforms to South Korean employment laws, including the Labour Standards Act.

Davina Given

Time waits for know-ledge: but what does that mean for limitation?

Litigation - United Kingdom

Section 14A of the Limitation Act sets out the position on latent damage in negligence claims.

Jesper Windahl

Carrier not liable for release of consignment without bill of lading

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court decision demonstrates that in order to obtain compensation after cargo has been delivered without the presentation of a bill of lading, it must be proven that the release of said cargo resulted in financial loss.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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