International Law Office

Latest updates

Jae-sang Lim

KIPO measures to prevent online counterfeits

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

According to a Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) press release, the number of reports concerning online counterfeits has increased by 204.4% year-on-year following the increase in online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Changes to minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines for 2021

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

At the beginning of each year, the minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines prescribed by the Labour Act are revised.

Jesper Windahl

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed.

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.

Bernd Rajal

Network reserve to become part of congestion management system

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

With an amendment to the Electricity Industry and Organisation Act passed by Parliament, the network reserve will become part of Austria's congestion management system.

Carmen Verdonck

BCA suspects Caudalie of imposing minimum resale prices on distributors and limiting active and passive online sales

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

Following dawn raids carried out in 2018, the Belgian Competition Authority's Investigation and Prosecution Service has opened an investigation regarding alleged anti-competitive practices committed by Caudalie, a French cosmetics company specialising in vinotherapy, after a Belgian pharmacist complained that his supplier was imposing a pricing policy on him..

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