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Abigail Smith

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal of judgment awarding Apotex damages

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In December 2017 Apotex was awarded more than C$11 million in damages and pre-judgment interest for losses resulting from delays in the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of its amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and levodopa-carbidopa products, which had been caused by contractual breaches and negligence on the part of MDS Pharma Services (MDS).

Alexandra Gerungan

BANI legal status up in the air

Arbitration & ADR - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

The Indonesia National Board of Arbitration (BANI) was established in 1977.

Kelley Howes

SEC announces settlements resulting from Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced settlements with 79 investment advisers who self-reported violations of the Investment Advisers Act in connection with the SEC Division of Enforcement Share Class Selection Disclosure Initiative.

Junichi Ikeda

Recharacterisation of product risks

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Although product compliance has always been an important issue for manufacturers, it has historically been overshadowed by safety-related product risks, and considerations regarding product compliance have typically been integrated with other product risks.

Jürg Schneider

Protection of minors in respect of films and video games: consultation process commenced

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently launched the consultation process on the preliminary draft of the new Federal Act on the Protection of Minors in respect of Films and Video Games (Youth Protection Act).

Donna M Parisi

ISDA proposes amendments to 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions relating to narrowly tailored credit events

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association recently published proposed amendments to its 2014 Credit Derivatives Definitions relating to narrowly tailored credit events.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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