International Law Office

Latest updates

Masaki Konishi

Recent amendments to Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

Banking & Financial Services - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

In light of the global trend to further regulate foreign direct investments from a national security viewpoint, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act of Japan (FEFTA) and regulations thereunder were recently subject to amendments which drew particular attention from Japanese stock market participants concerned about the potential negative impact thereof.

Carolin Schilling-Schulz

Insurance premium tax: Federal Ministry of Finance issues guidelines on determination of policyholders

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Finance recently issued guidelines on the determination of policyholders who are persons of relevance for insurance premium tax (IPT) as their registered office in Germany might trigger IPT.

Marcella Ballard

Shop Safe Act 2020: new tool for brand owners in fight against online counterfeits?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A bipartisan group of representatives in the US House of Representatives recently introduced the Stopping Harmful Offers on Platforms by Screening Against Fakes in E-Commerce Act to help stem the growing concern over counterfeit products being offered for sale on online third-party marketplace e-commerce platforms.

Lucy Lewis

How to flexi-furlough – government reveals more details

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has published updated guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, setting out the pathway to its phasing out.

Raulin Amy

Incorporating a private company

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

This article provides useful guidance on incorporating a private company under Jersey law by summarising the main legal requirements and general principles which apply in this regard (eg, company formation, share capital and continuing requirements), as well as the benefits of using a Jersey company..

Andrew Roberson

Section 965 statutes of limitations for partnerships

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued guidance on the period of limitations for Section 965 of the Internal Revenue Code transition tax-related adjustments of partnerships.

OnDemand

1

Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

2

Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

3

Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan