International Law Office

Latest updates

Andrew Osborne

New Health and Care visa to launch on 4 August 2020

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has released the first guidance on the new Health and Care visa for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, including individuals working in the social care sector.

Antony Sassi

A COVID-19 update

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

Since the general adjourned period (GAP) ended on 3 May 2020, when the courts resumed normal business in Hong Kong, reported cases of COVID-19 infection have approximately tripled.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Aviation legislation takes baby steps towards recovery

Aviation - Peru
Kennedys Law LLP

The situation faced by the aviation industry is serious and it is likely to be among the sectors which will take the longest to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic despite its importance to the development of a connected world.

Munir Hassan

Future of offshore networks – government announces review

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng recently announced a review into the existing offshore transmission regime to address the barriers that the current single radial connection approach presents to the further significant deployment of offshore wind.

Vasudha Luniya

COVID-19 and data protection and privacy

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - India
Clasis Law

The increased use of technology in personal and professional life due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has also led to an increase in the need to ensure data protection and privacy.

Alexander Vida

Hungarian authorities deem device mark SPIRIT to be misleading

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently issued ex officio a provisional refusal to register the international device mark SPIRIT in Hungary, holding that it was misleading because the word 'spirit' means alcohol, whereas the goods in Class 32 include mineral water, beer and soft drinks, which are not hard liquors.

OnDemand

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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