International Law Office

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Magdalena Kotyrba

One year to go: Q&A on EU Medical Devices Regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The EU Medical Devices Regulation (MDR) entered into force in May 2017 and will fully apply from 26 May 2020.

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court rules on its powers to restrict parties that withdraw trust proceedings to start afresh

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Royal Court recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings to start afresh in a judgment that considered, for the first time, the implications of a 2014 English Court of Appeal decision on the public interest in there being finality in litigation.

Valérie Gareau-Dalpé

Extended leave and holiday pay: is differentiating between protected employees discriminatory?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent arbitration decision reminds employers that distinctions between different classes of protected employee may be discriminatory.

Kay C Georgi

Second shoe drops on US chem-bio sanctions on Russia: did anyone hear it?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US State Department recently announced the issuance of another round of sanctions on the Russian government in relation to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act 1991, which will come into effect on 19 August 2019.

Shai Bakal

Competition authority initiates wide-reaching reform of merger reporting regulations

Competition & Antitrust - Israel
Tadmor Levy & Co

The Israel Competition Authority recently published a draft amendment to the Antitrust Regulations (Registry, Publication and Reporting of Transactions) for public consultation.

Hui Huang

Beijing High Court guidelines on administrative trademark cases come with surprises

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

The Beijing High Court recently published an extensive set of guidelines on administrative trademark cases, which are divided into two parts: procedural issues and substantive matters.

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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