International Law Office

Latest updates

Helen Ruelle

First COVID-19-related employment tribunal judgment

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal judgment is believed to be the first employment decision relating to the restrictions imposed on businesses due to COVID-19.

Nikhil Datta

Imposing conditions to contractual consent – is it reasonable?

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

The Commercial Court recently provided guidance on the interpretation of consent provisions in a transport and processing agreement where such consent was not to be "unreasonably withheld".

Rodrigo Moraes Costa

BRPTO anticipates Phase II of Patent Prosecution Highway Programme

Intellectual Property - Brazil
Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello

Ordinance 404 recently came into force, establishing Phase II of the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Programme in Brazil.

Emily Haithwaite

Jersey – a home for private equity fund managers

Corporate Finance/M&A - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey is witnessing a spike in the inflow of private equity fund managers establishing a physical presence on the island.

Jürg Schneider

Revised telecoms legislation enters into force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act and its various implementing ordinances.

Barbara Wilbrink

Theft of luxury watches from storage raises questions over carrier liability

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

An armed robbery at a warehouse provided the basis for an unfortunate – but legally interesting – recent case in the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru