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Riccardo Fruscalzo

Milan court sets precedent on second medical use invention plausibility

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

Few Italian precedents have considered the plausibility of a second medical use invention as a potential requirement for patent validity.

Luca Daffra

Authorisations for processing employee data revised

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

Following the General Data Protection Regulation's (GDPR's) entry into force, the legislature asked the Data Protection Authority to review and update the so-called 'general authorisations' that it issued to allow the processing of sensitive data in the absence of the data subject's consent.

Alain Levy

Modernisation of private M&A transactions and PACTE: part two

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation was recently adopted.

Pierre Bienvenu

Data protection and cyber-risk issues in arbitration: regulation, cyberattacks and hacked evidence

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Data protection and cybersecurity are hot topics in international arbitration and international surveys demonstrate that users of arbitration are concerned about data security.

Takuya Mima

Patent Act revisions: new evidence collection system and damages calculation methodology

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan's patent litigation system has often been said to offer insufficient protection to patentees.

Hao Zhan

Authorities ramp up enforcement of foreign companies' non-compliance with national anti-bribery laws

White Collar Crime - China
AnJie Law Firm

The prosecution of commercial bribery has once again become a key issue following the amendment of the Anti-unfair Competition Act.

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