International Law Office

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Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes amendments to DCO core principle regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a series of changes to its general regulations governing derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs).

Sean Griffin

Lethal injection opinion from DOJ OLC threatens FDA's claims-based interpretation of 'intended use'

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

In a recent opinion, the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) in the US Department of Justice concluded that an article intended to effectuate capital punishment by a state or the federal government is not subject to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Laura L Gavioli PC

Is an increase in LB&I assertion of penalties on the horizon?

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration recently released a report indicating that changes may be in the works regarding the assertion of accuracy-related penalties in examinations handled by the Internal Revenue Service's large business and international division.

Linda Hallberg

Liability for damages due to export of toxic waste: final ruling

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

In a long and extensive environmental liability suit in Sweden, approximately 800 Chileans sued a Swedish mining company.

Alvin Tang

Caveat venditor – has the pendulum swung too far?

Company & Commercial - Malaysia
Bodipalar Ponnudurai De Silva

'Caveat emptor' or 'buyer beware' is a familiar concept.

Guy Castegnaro

GDPR: one year on

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Luxembourg implemented the EU General Data Protection Regulation through the Law on the Organisation of Luxembourg's National Commission for Data Protection and the General System for Protecting Data.

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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