International Law Office

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Masaki Konishi

Public consultation on appropriate choice and use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks

Capital Markets - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

To address the risk that the London Interbank Offered Rate may be discontinued, the Cross-Industry Committee on Japanese Yen Interest Rate Benchmarks was established to recommend the appropriate choice and use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks depending on the type of financial transaction involved and develop transition plans for a new framework enabling the use of Japanese yen interest rate benchmarks.

David Heffernan

FAA plans to increase rest periods for US airline flight attendants

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has begun the process of amending its regulations to require that flight attendants at US airlines receive a rest period of at least 10 consecutive hours between periods of duty lasting 14 hours or less.

Costas Stamatiou

New regulations on fees and dues for ocean-going commercial ships

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry recently issued the Merchant Shipping (Fees and Dues with respect to Ocean Going Commercial Cyprus Ships) Regulations, which contain the new fees and charges payable for ocean-going commercial ships registered in Cyprus.

Radhika Gaggar

Unique complexities of Indian succession laws: part two

Private Client & Offshore Services - India
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Indian succession laws are manifold and complex.

John Lane

New corporate group governance guidelines

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Certain large corporate groups in Japan have been criticised for having antiquated group governance structures that do not provide adequate protection against corporate malfeasance.

Brandon Heard

Certificate of supplementary protection regime: second anniversary update

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The certificate of supplementary protection (CSP) regime recently celebrated its second anniversary.

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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