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Daniel Davies

Canadian courts show trend of awarding higher costs in IP litigation

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Canada's evolving costs regime in the IP litigation context raises important considerations for litigants.

Ryoji Moroi

Update on FIT certificate nullification procedure

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

A significant component of the recently approved Proposal to Amend the Electricity Business Act for the Purposes of Establishing a Resilient and Sustainable Electricity System is the nullification of feed-in tariff (FIT) certificates.

Brandon Heard

CADTH harmonises drug reimbursement review process

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) recently announced the launch of new Procedures for CADTH Drug Reimbursement Reviews, which harmonise procedures under the CADTH's drug reimbursement review pathways.

Marc Kish

Snapshot: determining whether a petition debt is disputed on substantial grounds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

It is trite law that where a petition debt is disputed in good faith and on substantial grounds, the Grant Court's ordinary practice is to dismiss or strike out the winding-up petition.

Miriam Bruce

€35.3 million fine issued under GDPR for employee monitoring and IT security failings

Employment & Immigration - Germany
Mayer Brown

A recent decision from the Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information is an important reminder of the significant financial and reputational penalties that employers may face if they do not appropriately collect, retain and protect employee personal data in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

James Beck

No Pennsylvania duty to send 'Dear Healthcare Provider' letters

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

In a significant, albeit unpublished, decision, an intermediate appellate court in Pennsylvania has ruled that there is no recognised Pennsylvania common law 'duty' for prescription medical product manufacturers to send 'Dear Healthcare Provider' letters about label changes..

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan