International Law Office

Latest updates

Craig Cordle

Potential causes of action in relation to funds in financial difficulty

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

In these uncertain times, investors in investment funds are increasingly looking at options regarding their investment, including ways in which to redeem or recover it.

Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

Altair Richards

Scheduling change for cannabis

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi recently implemented various changes to Schedules 4, 6 and 7 of the Medicines Act in relation to cannabis and its related components.

Janine Häsler

No review by Swiss courts of government's approach to climate change

Litigation - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Supreme Court has held that an association of elderly women lacks standing to request the Swiss courts to review Switzerland's approach to meeting the Paris Agreement targets to mitigate the effects of climate change.

Linda J Zirkelbach

Conducting your way through music licensing: common issues

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Absent a few limited exceptions, the use of someone else's music without their permission is an infringement on their copyright.

Peter S Spivack

DOJ updates roadmap to effective compliance programmes

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has updated its guidance on the Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programmes, providing increased clarity on some of the key questions that prosecutors ask in assessing the adequacy of corporate compliance programmes when making charging, sentencing and plea and settlement decisions.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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