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Muazzez Korutürk

Counterfeiting through small shipments – new border measures expected

Intellectual Property - Turkey
Deris Attorney At Law Partnership

The absence of a clear reference to small shipments in customs legislation has created doubt over whether customs officers should seize small shipments of counterfeit goods.

Teresa Polino

US Customs and Border Protection proposes social compliance programme to combat forced labour

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

As part of its response to the changes regarding forced labour enforcement brought about by the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act 2015, US Customs and Border Protection is proposing to compel members of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism to maintain a social compliance programme to help to combat forced labour in supply chains..

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Ministry of Health announces new cannabis regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Ministry of Health recently announced that the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk guidelines regarding industrial products with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of less than 1% have been suspended.

Bart Heynickx

Licence to contract – licence agreements and insolvency law

Insolvency & Restructuring - Belgium
ALTIUS

In an insolvency situation, the fate of ongoing contracts is something to be discussed.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Enforcement of foreign awards: does violation of legal provision equate to contravention of fundamental policy?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

In 2013 the Supreme Court held that the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award can be refused only if it is contrary to, among other things, the 'fundamental policy of Indian law'.

Kelley Howes

SEC announces settlements resulting from Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced settlements with 79 investment advisers who self-reported violations of the Investment Advisers Act in connection with the SEC Division of Enforcement Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative.

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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