International Law Office

Latest updates

David Smyth

Assessment of costs in District Court out of date

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The monetary jurisdiction for civil cases heard by Hong Kong's busy District Court was significantly increased in December 2018.

Marc Rodrigue

Only buying assets? Look out for surprise employment liabilities!

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling highlights how employers can end up with unexpected employment liabilities after an asset purchase deal.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

Fraud investigations arising from arbitral proceedings

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

The High Court of England and Wales recently granted claimants in an arbitration leave to enforce an award against the Nigerian Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

Thomas Boone

Challenge of drafting first-demand guarantees

Banking - France
Odi-se Avocats

The Court of Cassation recently clarified its position on first-demand guarantees.

Joel Stewart

PERM: all about FLAG

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Department of Labour has introduced its electronic review officers and launched its new online portal: the Foreign Labour Application Gateway (FLAG).

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

The Netherlands ā€“ a hotspot for provisional and conservatory measures

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Ports in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp region are historically known as ship arrest paradises.

OnDemand

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Threeā€™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