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Khelin N Aiken

FDA issues draft guidance on clinical research of cannabis and cannabis-related products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued its draft guidance on clinical research for the development of drugs that contain cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds of botanical origin (as opposed to synthetic).

Luke Tapp

Planning for return to work and new normal

Employment & Immigration - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

As the current COVID-19 lockdown restrictions start to ease, businesses in the United Arab Emirates have begun allowing employees to return to the workplace.

David Hanke

Pentagon identifies 20 'Communist Chinese military companies'

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Defence recently published a list of 20 Chinese companies that have been identified as 'Communist Chinese military companies', complying with a two-decade-old mandate that Congress issued during the Clinton administration.

Shannon Rajan

High court dismisses airlines' application for judicial review of penalty imposed by aviation regulator

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Kuala Lumpur High Court recently dismissed an application by AirAsia Berhad and its long-haul sister airline, AirAsia X Berhad, for leave to commence judicial review proceedings against a financial penalty imposed by the Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM).

Craig Cordle

Directors' duties and corporate governance

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Directors' duties are the duties owed by executive and non-executive directors to the companies to which they are appointed and are personal to each director.

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit to amend rules for appeals in patent cases

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently adopted several amendments to its rules of practice, which govern procedural aspects of appeals from district court patent cases and appeals from Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings.

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