Law News

Energy White Paper – what does it mean for 2021?

February 27, 2021
The much-anticipated Energy White Paper was published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy ("BEIS") on 14 December 2020, setting out its strategy for the UK's energy transition over the… Read More >

2021 Shanghai Anti-Unfair Competition Regulations

February 27, 2021
Effective from 1 January 2021, the Shanghai Anti-Unfair Competition Regulations require all business operators in Shanghai to strengthen their internal controls and compliance management. Our alert discusses the implications of… Read More >

Hungary Last Warning to Comply With EU Asylum Law

February 27, 2021
Commission Sends Hungary Last Warning to Comply With EU Asylum Law Before Taking the Matter to Court of Justice. Read More >

Mandatory Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence

February 27, 2021
What Now and What Next? An International Perspective. Read More >

Facebook Blocks News in Australia, Diverging With Google on Proposed Law

February 27, 2021
With Australia moving to make the tech companies pay for news, Facebook took a hard line, while Google has struck deals to pay publishers. Read More >

International Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Outlook and Review – 2021

February 27, 2021
Like many recent years, 2020 saw significant developments in the evolution of the data protection and cybersecurity landscape in the European Union (“EU”) Read More >

‘Jalwa’ law in Jordan sends hundreds into domestic exile

January 15, 2021
The Jordanian custom of banishing the families of suspected criminals is intended to prevent revenge. It's a collective punishment that even affects distant cousins. Read More >

No reciprocity for Swiss and German judgments in Jordan

November 15, 2020
Two recent rulings of the Supreme Court of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan refused recognition and enforcement of German and Swiss judgments on maintenance on grounds of no reciprocity… Read More >

Jordan: Cabinet Approves New Amendments to Anti-corruption Law

September 24, 2020
The Integrity and Anti-corruption Commission was established by article 2 of the Integrity and Anti-corruption Law in 2016. The commission was created as part of a comprehensive reform process in… Read More >


July 30, 2020
Jordan was among the first countries in the Middle East to introduce systematic measures to respond to COVID-19. The Government of Jordan moved swiftly to mitigate the spread of the… Read More >