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Willemijn van der Wel

Small boost in battle against high prices for medicinal products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate recently published its report on its investigation into the quality and permissibility of the Amsterdam University Medical Centre's (Amsterdam UMC's) pharmaceutical compounding of its cerebrotendineous xanthomatosis drug, which contains the active substance chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA).

Mathew Newman

Royal Court issues letter of request to High Court

Insolvency & Restructuring - Guernsey
Ogier

Two joint administrators recently applied to the Royal Court of Guernsey seeking an order that it issue the High Court of Justice of England and Wales with a letter of request to act in aid of and auxiliary to the Royal Court in recognising their appointment as administrators of a company.

Martin Kube

Carriers' liability for implementing safety instructions

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Bremen Regional Court decision serves as a stark reminder to carriers that all contractual obligations, particularly those relating to security instructions, must be fulfilled and that any carrier found to have breached these obligations could face unrestricted liability in the event of damages.

Samuel Yang

NHC issues guidelines on Big Data security for healthcare industry

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The National Health Commission recently released the Circular regarding Issuing National Health Medical Big Data Standards, Safety and Service Management Measures (For Trial Implementation).

Omolara Oladipo

Apportionment of liability under workers' compensation scheme

Litigation - Canada
Dentons

A recent case examined the apportionment of liability for damages between multiple defendants where at least one of them is statutorily immune from liability.

Ruth Zadikany

DOJ argues that Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently filed a brief in the Supreme Court arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.

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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