As the law firm with the largest dedicated maritime practice in the world, we are proud to be long-standing supporters of London International Shipping Week, which in a short time has grown to be one of the world’s premier maritime events.
On 10 June 2021, the German Parliament (Bundestag) adopted the Act on the Implementation of the Digitalisation Directive (Gesetz zur Umsetzung der Digitalisierungsrichtlinie, DiRUG) of the European Union, setting the framework for the online formation and registration of branches of new businesses in Germany.
Chris is the most recent of several senior hires and promotions across WFW’s Global Aviation Group in the past two years.
His new role will focus on supporting the clients he has worked so closely with for many years; while continuing to assist partners and their teams and remaining a strong advocate and ambassador for the firm.
This article covers the issues arising from the discontinuation of LIBOR for Islamic finance transactions and considers some potential solutions that may benefit industry participants, particularly providers of Islamic finance.
This article details the upcoming transition away from LIBOR and towards other risk-free benchmark rates across multiple currencies, looking in particular at SONIA and SOFR.
This article explains the difference between an electronic signature and a digital signature, what digital signatures look like, how they work and why they are more secure than ‘simple’ electronic signatures.
Our authors explore the UK Government’s planned suspension of directors’ personal liability for wrongful trading rules during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A summary of recent developments, and insights, in relation to the implementation of the UAE Federal Law No. (8) of 2018 on Finance Leases.
The Financial Leasing Law has the potential to provide a systematic change to the regulatory landscape surrounding finance leasing in UAE. Read more to stay updated on the matter.