International Law Office

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Hans-Peter Löw

Secondment – preparing contracts

Employment & Benefits - European Union
Allen & Overy LLP

Sending employees on secondments to company sites in other countries is a major issue in cross-border employment law.

Angelos Onisiforou

Registered alternative investment funds – an overview

Capital Markets - Cyprus
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC

Cyprus recently introduced a law which aims to modernise its investment fund legislative regime and allows for the establishment of a new type of investment vehicle: the registered alternative investment fund (RAIF).

Andrew Mandlsohn

Health Canada releases statistical report on PMNOC Regulations and data protection

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently released the Therapeutic Products Directorate Statistical Report 2017/2018, which provided an overview of its administration of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and data protection regime.

Camila Mendes Vianna

ANP issues draft resolution regarding foreign trade activities

Energy & Natural Resources - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

The National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels recently published Public Hearing and Public Consultation Notice 13/2018.

Harriet Evans

Oil or nothing: Court of Appeal considers damages in continuing misrepresentation claim

Litigation - United Kingdom

The Court of Appeal recently held that a director who had made continuing fraudulent misrepresentations was liable for damages calculated at the point of sale and not at the point of entering into the contract.

Brandon Heard

Teva succeeds in Section 8 bortezomib action

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently granted Teva's claim for compensation under Section 8 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations for losses suffered while market entry of Teva's bortezomib product was delayed by Janssen's applications under the PMNOC Regulations relating to Patents 2,203,936 and 2,435,146.



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