International Law Office

Latest updates

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Supreme Court examines margin squeeze under Swiss competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that Swisscom had abused its dominant position by charging abusive prices for wholesale broadband services between 2001 and 2007.

Mikaël Maher

Religious freedom versus occupational health and safety

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A great societal debate is taking place following the Quebec National Assembly's recent adoption of the Act Respecting the Laicity of the State, which regulates the wearing of religious symbols at the government level.

Davina Given

Equitable compensation for breach of fiduciary duty: a question of loss?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A director who extracted money from a company by way of sham invoices may have a defence to an equitable compensation claim for misappropriation of the company's funds.

Jennie Cherry

Preparing US tax and information returns: Forms 3520 and 3520-A

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is ramping up compliance initiatives targeting failures to file US tax and information returns.

Matthew C Morse

H-1B visa programme: possible changes on horizon

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

As the US Citizenship and Immigration Services begins to implement its online electronic registration system for H-1B cap-subject petitions for Fiscal Year 2021 – which is a major deviation from prior years – an examination of the additional changes to the H-1B programme which may be made in the future is in order.

Marwa M Hassoun

First unilateral export control on AI software issued

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

After a more than one-year wait, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has imposed controls on its first 'emerging technology' – software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery.

OnDemand

1

Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

2

Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

3

Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA