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Rami D Fakhoury

New presidential border security and immigration memorandum

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

President Donald Trump has issued a memorandum to the attorney general and secretary of homeland security as a follow-up measure to a recent proclamation which declared a national emergency in order to address the security and humanitarian crisis at the US-Mexico border.

Abigail Smith

Amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations expected to come into force no earlier than Spring 2020

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently released its Forward Regulatory Plan 2019-2021: Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines Regulations.

Celia Jenkins

Regulatory sandbox proposed for insurance sector

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority recently issued the Report of the Committee on the Regulatory Sandbox in the Insurance Sector in India, which proposes to establish a sandbox environment in the insurance sector.

David R Hamill

US-Mexico border update: delays continue

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Companies have been on high alert since hearing about a potential shutdown of the US-Mexico border.

Benoît Merkt

Redaction of personal data in reports published by Swiss Competition Commission

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) recently confirmed that the Swiss Competition Commission's decision to publish the contents of a preliminary investigation's final report must comply with the Federal Act on Data Protection and the Cartel Act.

At van Rooy

How to protect new plant varieties

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

South Africa has no plant patent system, as the Patents Act states that a patent will not be granted for any variety of plant.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey