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Federico De Noriega

Supreme Court clarifies use of choice-of-jurisdiction clauses in adhesion contracts

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Under Mexican commercial regulations, contracting parties have traditionally been free to determine in their corresponding agreement the jurisdiction in which disputes must be resolved.

Andreas Erotocritou

Cross-border recognition of insolvency proceedings

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

As a result of the numerous cross-border structures involving Cyprus, the need to recognise foreign insolvency proceedings in Cyprus is becoming more common.

Urszula Wojtyra

Supreme Court denies Apotex leave to appeal decision regarding India facilities

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In 2018 the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed Apotex's appeal of a judicial review decision of the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD), finding that the Federal Court made no reviewable error in its conclusion that the TPD's decision was not improperly motivated.

Joel Stewart

BALCA approval of equivalency language is double-edged sword

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

The Board of Alien Labour Certification (BALCA) recently reversed a decision where a certifying officer had denied a Programme Electronic Review Management labour application because the employer had not specified the exact combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree that would be acceptable.

Jonathan Crompton

The gagging order and Norwich Pharmacal two step

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The Norwich Pharmacal order is an important tool for combating fraud.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau publishes final updated IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently published the final version of its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines (IPEGs).

OnDemand

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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