International Law Office

Latest updates

Jürg Schneider

Revised telecoms legislation enters into force

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Parliament recently revised the federal telecoms legislation – in particular, the Federal Telecommunications Act and its various implementing ordinances.

Anthony V Lupo

DHS joins in broad enforcement effort against forced labour in apparel supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently blocked imports of cotton products from a major Chinese state-owned firm in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, saying that the company uses forced labour of ethnic Uighur Muslims.

Michelle Strowhiro

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs for employers

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Employers can implement a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, subject to some conditions and exceptions.

Jesper Windahl

Time limitation for recourse claim against sea carrier cannot be more than two years from cargo delivery date

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently held that there is no basis for an interpretation that the time limit for a recourse claim can be extended beyond the total time limit of two years.

Catharine Bell

Family governance – enforceability and sustainability in private wealth structures

Private Client & Offshore Services - International
Forsters LLP

Any legal structure incorporating family governance principles will be a hybrid of elements from corporate governance but with flexibility that is not possible in a truly commercial context; rigid structures and families rarely go together.

David Heffernan

DOT confirms that comfort animals are not service animals

Aviation - USA
Cozen O'Connor

The US Department of Transportation has issued a new regulation which substantially revises its rules governing the transportation of service animals on board aircraft.

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