International Law Office

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Markus Laurantzon

Beefing up emission and fuel standards in the Arctic

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

The 75th session of the International Maritime Organisation Marine Environment Protection Committee recently approved a ban on the use and carriage of so-called 'heavy fuel oil' in the Arctic.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Stephan Schmalzl

Eye-catching decision on advertising of consumer loans

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether ads for consumer loans which stated a monthly rate in the main text and a debit interest rate "from...

Anthony Partridge

A jurisdiction of choice for Canadian HNWIs

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Canada is a thriving market for Cayman private wealth services, with the Cayman Islands' full package of wealth structuring and lifestyle factors attracting growing numbers of high-value residents from the north.

David Daura

Superior Court of Justice confirms criminal conviction for wholesale and retail sale of fake garments

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

In an October 2020 judgment the Civil and Criminal Section of the Superior Court of Justice of Madrid largely dismissed the brief of appeal filed by the defendant against the convictional judgment, by which the Provincial Court of Madrid had sentenced him to a two-year prison sentence, a fine and payment of the damage compensation and legal costs of private prosecution for the commercialisation of products that infringed Adidas's Community trademarks and designs..

Beril Yayla Sapan

Are mutual termination agreements covered by the COVID-19-related termination prohibition?

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Government bodies have introduced progressive measures and restrictions to minimise the COVID-19 pandemic's negative impact on employment and sustain employment relationships.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru