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Katie Lee

Federal Court issues two interlocutory decisions in Section 8 pregabalin case

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued two decisions relating to Pharmascience's claim for Section 8 damages under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for its pregabalin product (Pfizer's Lyrica).

Urszula Wojtyra

Update on biosimilars

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Since June 2018 a number of biosimilar developments – including with regard to approvals, pending submissions, regulatory matters, litigation and market access – have taken place in Canada.

Miryam Lassalle

Are administrative fines insurable in Luxembourg?

Insurance - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

As the insurability of administrative fines is not specifically provided for by the Insurance Contract Act, it may not be prohibited per se.

Yvonne Frederiksen

Where's the limit?

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

Against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement, Parliament adopted a bill to amend the Act on Equal Treatment of Men and Women.

Charles Allen

Ad hoc admission of English QC with local barrister

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In an important and interesting judgment, the High Court declined to admit an overseas barrister unless he appeared with a local barrister.

Samuel Yang

Draft rules on collection of personal data by apps revised

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

The App Governance Panel recently published a new draft of the Information Security Technology – Basic Specification for Collecting Personal Information in Mobile Internet Applications.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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