International Law Office

Latest updates

Tor Pöpke

Politics, environmental policies and permit decisions

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The legislature has decided that official decisions which could have a major impact on future environmental conduct should be made at the political level rather than through a judicial review.

Donna M Parisi

SEC finalises capital, margin and segregation requirements

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

As a further step towards the implementation of its security-based swap regime, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a number of long-awaited capital, margin and segregation requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants.

Gavin Ferguson

Family matters: why the world's wealthiest are setting up family offices in Guernsey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Wealth is increasing exponentially among some of the world's richest families to the extent that, for many of these families, it makes commercial sense to set up their own bespoke family office to look after their key operations – and they are increasingly looking to Guernsey as the place to do it.

Brandon Heard

Certificate of supplementary protection regime: second anniversary update

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The certificate of supplementary protection (CSP) regime recently celebrated its second anniversary.

Gejaa Gobena

DOJ memorandum provides clarified guidance on corporate inability-to-pay claims

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued a new guidance memorandum entitled "Evaluating a Business Organisation's Inability to Pay a Criminal Fine or Criminal Monetary Penalty".

Samuel Yang

Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Network Security Industry published for public comment

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology recently published the Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Network Security Industry for public comment.

OnDemand

1

Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

2

Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

3

Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey