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Birgit Matthiesen

Steeling for uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Throughout the past few months, the United States and China have levied new tariffs, increased existing tariffs and imposed ever-higher retaliatory tariffs.

Abigail Smith

Canada releases final amendments to patented medicines pricing regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada recently announced the final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations.

Thomas D Franklin

Blockchain and smart contracts could solve unsolvable construction problem

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Every construction project, from contract negotiation through to the payment of the final pay application, involves the issue of the exchange of lien waivers for payment.

Constantinos Pashiardis

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration award, which the respondents argued was contrary to Cypriot public policy pursuant to the New York Convention.

Marcel Meinhardt

Linked ETSs to benefit energy-intensive industries

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The CO2 Agreement between Switzerland and the European Union aims to link the Swiss and EU emissions trading systems (ETSs) to allow energy-intensive industries which currently participate in only the Swiss ETS to access the more dynamic EU emissions market.

Abigail Smith

Countdown begins: getting ready for new patented medicines pricing regime

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The long-awaited amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations were recently published in Part II of the Canada Gazette.

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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