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Abigail Smith

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal of judgment awarding Apotex damages

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In December 2017 Apotex was awarded more than C$11 million in damages and pre-judgment interest for losses resulting from delays in the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of its amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and levodopa-carbidopa products, which had been caused by contractual breaches and negligence on the part of MDS Pharma Services (MDS).

Mathieu Laurent

Court of Appeal rules on enforcement of pledge versus insolvency proceedings and fraud

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

A Court of Appeal decision appears to have definitively removed any possibility of effectively challenging a transfer of ownership of pledged assets in an enforcement scenario on the basis of fraud, including manifest fraud by the pledgee.

Amanda Wait

Strategies to avoid lengthy pre-merger reviews

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Second requests can be expensive, time consuming and distracting to clients' employees.

Toni Lorenzo

Court of Appeal maintains interim springboard injunction in team moves case

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

A recent Court of Appeal judgment is a helpful reminder of the applicable legal tests in securing an interim springboard injunction.

Beatriz Bejarano

Battle of the bottles: EU Trademark Court of Appeal finds infringement of well-known Malibu bottle

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In December 2018 the EU Trademark Court of Appeal declared that the Ibiza Beach drink marketed by Productos Ibicencos, SL and Aromáticas de Ibiza, SL – whose bottle was highly similar to the well-known Malibu bottle – infringed The Absolut Company AB's (TAC's) 3D and graphic trademarks which protect the shape of such bottle.

Thiago Jabor Pinheiro

Anti-corruption: legislative changes and enforcement

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Brazil has seen extensive legal changes and enforcement efforts against corruption over the past few years.

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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