International Law Office

Latest updates

Magdalena Kotyrba

Intellectual property in clinical trials

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Clinical trial results may qualify for protection as IP rights and, as such, for commercialisation in the European Union.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office publishes COVID-19 minimum income policy for family visa route applicants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office recently updated its policy guidance to confirm a surprisingly limited concession to the usual minimum income requirements that most applicants for partner and child visas must meet.

Rachael Markham

HMRC Crown preference restored from 1 December 2020 – impact on lenders and UK corporates

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

The Finance Act 2020 recently received royal assent, confirming the anticipated but opposed intention to restore Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) as a secondary preferential creditor on insolvency.

Pawel Kulak

UOKiK publishes guidelines regarding competition-related fines imposed on managers

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

Under the Competition Act, when an undertaking is fined for being a party to a restrictive agreement, the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) can impose financial penalties on the undertaking's managers.

Ricardo Rozas

Complementary resolutions to cargo delivery procedures issued

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

Customs recently issued three complementary resolutions to its cargo delivery procedures.

Vasudha Luniya

Reclassification of micro, small and medium enterprises provides stimulus to enterprises in light of COVID-19

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises recently notified certain criteria for classifying enterprises as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and specified the form and procedure for filing the applicable memorandum.

OnDemand

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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, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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