International Law Office

Latest updates

Philip Lapin

No more chasing rainbows: advantages of black and white when filing Canadian trademark applications

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Some foreign brand owners may be surprised to learn that in Canada, when seeking to protect design (or figurative) marks, it is sometimes better to register marks in black and white in cases where the marks would normally be displayed in colour.

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

BIMCO launches Asvtime for accommodation support vessels

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) recently expanded its suite of offshore contracts by launching the new standard time charter for accommodation support vessels, the Asvtime.

Sally Edwards

Royal Court intervenes to set aside trustee decision

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

In a recent case, the Royal Court intervened to set aside a decision of the trustee not to make the spouse of the settlor a beneficiary in her own right.

Rachael Markham

Pre-pack administrations: how do administrators evaluate the evaluator?

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

With fairly swift measure, the House of Commons approved the pre-pack regulations confirming that, with effect from 30 April 2021, before a pre-pack sale can complete, creditor approval or an independent written report from an evaluator will be required.

Ivana Manovelo

Cybersecurity: overview of relevant institutions

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Croatia
Maćešić & Partners

The Croatian cybersecurity system is a complex cross-sectorial network of institutions and regulations in constant development but aligned with the requirements acquired through the country's membership of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Ramonne Gardiner

Homeowners Protection Act – time to revisit

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Homeowners Protection Act was designed to provide meaningful protection to homeowners by ensuring a true and proper discourse between borrowers and financial institutions and will likely become the epicentre of the mortgage market.

OnDemand

1

Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

2

Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

3

Aviation industry trends

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