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Katie Lee

Proposed regulations set to amend process for sale of drugs for medical emergencies

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Two sets of proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations were recently published and contain provisions which would streamline the process for providing access to unauthorised drugs for medical emergencies.

Paulo Monteverde

New Industrial Property Code enters into force

Intellectual Property - Portugal
Baptista Monteverde & Associados

The new Industrial Property Code recently entered into force with a number of amendments resulting from the implementation of the EU Trademark Regulation.

Vincent Ariesta Lie

New Regulation on the Settlement of Disharmony between Laws and Regulations through Mediation

Arbitration & ADR - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

The Ministry of Laws and Human Rights Regulation on the Settlement of Disharmony between Laws and Regulations through Mediation recently took effect.

Zhan Yang

Unreliable Entity List embraces abuse of dominance under Anti-monopoly Law

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Commerce of China recently announced the establishment of an Unreliable Entity List (UEL) targeting foreign entities and individuals that (among other things) fail to comply with the principles of the market economy or threaten China's national security.

Pooja Ramchandani

Casting a wider net – ESI rates amended

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Employees' State Insurance (ESI) (Central) Rules 1950 were recently amended to reduce the required rates of contribution to the statutory fund maintained by the ESI Corporation for the provision of sickness and health benefits.

Tan Meiyen

Alternative dispute resolution in insolvency and restructuring proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

Singapore is positioning itself as a hub for insolvency and restructuring.

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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