International Law Office

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Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

Lloyd Harmetz

NASAA issues report on broker-dealer policies and procedures for leveraged or inverse ETFs

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The North American Securities Administrators Association recently issued a report that provided a warning as to the risks of leveraged or inverse exchange-traded funds.

Donna M Parisi

SEC finalises capital, margin and segregation requirements

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

As a further step towards the implementation of its security-based swap regime, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a number of long-awaited capital, margin and segregation requirements for security-based swap dealers and major security-based swap participants.

David R Hamill

Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process now underway: don't miss the chance to lower your duty payments

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US International Trade Commission (ITC) recently began accepting petitions as part of the 2019 Miscellaneous Tariff Bill process.

James Campbell

Family matters: why the world's wealthiest are setting up family offices in Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Wealth is increasing exponentially among some of the world's richest families to the extent that, for many of these families, it makes commercial sense to set up their own bespoke family office to look after their key operations – and they are increasingly looking to Jersey as the place to do it.

Emeka Akabogu

What do caveats have to do with ships?

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

A caveat registered in the courts serves to prevent a ship's arrest by committing to pay a bond for any sum claimed against the ship which is equal to or less than the amount stated in the caveat.

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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