International Law Office

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Klaus Oblin

Recent developments: new database and res judicata effect

Litigation - Austria
OBLIN Attorneys at Law

There have been a number of recent legislative developments in Austria, including amendments to the Austrian Enforcement Act, which have granted certain parties access to data about pending enforcement proceedings.

Andreas Fankhauser

Supreme Court upholds air traffic controller conviction

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

The Supreme Court recently dismissed an appeal against the conviction of an air traffic controller for negligent disruption of public transport.

Junichi Ikeda

Radio Act amended to promote innovation using foreign WiFi and Bluetooth devices

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Diet recently amended the Radio Act to provide simple procedures for using radio equipment that has not been technically certified in Japan for experimental purposes.

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

Jon Chesman

Will director-shareholders always be liable to repay unlawful dividends?

Company & Commercial - United Kingdom
Squire Patton Boggs

A series of recent cases have examined the circumstances in which a dividend can be challenged on the basis that it has been unlawfully paid.

Daniel Hnatchuk

Competition Bureau updates IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently released its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines.

OnDemand

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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