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Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit panel holds that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that state sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes review proceedings conducted before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the Patent and Trademark Office.

Sergey Medvedev

Federal Anti-monopoly Service clarifies role of online messenger systems in advertising

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Advertisers are increasingly using online messenger systems to promote businesses, as well as their goods and services.

Pantelis Mountrakis

Who has locus standi to bring derivative actions in Cyprus?

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In order for a derivative action to be raised, there must be evidence of fraud and of wrongdoers controlling a company to the extent that the company cannot be made a plaintiff in a lawsuit.

Patricia Yeung

Overturning lower court's decision – Court of Final Appeal hands down milestone judgment to LGBT community

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams

The Court of Final Appeal recently handed down a landmark judgment in favour of the LGBT community.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes amendments to DCO core principle regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a series of changes to its general regulations governing derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs).

Carlos Ramos Miranda

Upcoming reporting obligations for oil and gas permit holders

Energy & Natural Resources - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Energy Regulatory Commission has received clearance from the Federal Commission for Regulatory Improvement to publish the general administrative provisions (GAPs) that set out the Guidelines for the Statistic Registry of Commercial Transactions Arising from Regulated Activities Performed with Natural Gas and Oil.

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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