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Shubhangi Pathak

Draft guidelines address conflict of interest situations

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority recently issued the Exposure Draft on Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Conflict of Interest) Guidelines 2019, which seek to provide guidance on the conflicts of interest that arise between insurers and other insurance companies or intermediaries which have the same directors..

Pawel Kulak

Constitutional Tribunal finds undertakings have right to appeal against consent to conduct searches

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

The Constitutional Tribunal recently analysed regulations regarding dawn raids carried out by the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection and ruled that the respective law is not in line with the Constitution insofar as it excludes the possibility to challenge rulings allowing searches to be conducted.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes updated swap data reporting regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has proposed the first instalment of a series of amendments to its rules relating to swap data repositories and the reporting of swap data.

Ivana Manovelo

Licences for hydrocarbon exploration in Dinarides region available in third bidding round

Energy & Natural Resources - Croatia
Macesic & Partners

Four new exploration blocks in the Dinarides have been offered in the third licensing round for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Croatia.

Lynn Ing

Infringement based on making and selling under existing NOC struck from action

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court has granted in part Pharmascience's motion to strike out portions of Teva's statement of claim under Subsection 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations relating to glatiramer acetate (Teva's Copaxone and Pharmascience's Glatect).

Zhanhua Sun

CNIPA releases draft amendment to patent examination guidelines

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

The China National Intellectual Property Administration has released the Draft Amendment to the Patent Examination Guidelines.

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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