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Katie Lee

Federal Court dismisses Servier's application for order of prohibition regarding salt patent

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently dismissed Servier's application for a prohibition order under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for Canadian Patent 2,423,825 regarding a perindopril arginine/amlodipine product (Servier's Viacoram).

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Importance of contractual control in merger review

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

The Administrative Council for Economic Defence recently issued a decision on the definition of 'de facto control' under Brazilian competition law.

Tan Hui Wen

Civil aviation security: new regulations take effect

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Civil Aviation (Security) Regulations 2019 (Security Regulations) recently entered into force.

Antony Sassi

Court reviews non-party costs orders

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently reiterated the general principles which govern its power to order a non-party to pay the costs of another party to court proceedings.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisee or employee in disguise?

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

Franchising communities in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada have been eagerly awaiting a Supreme Court of Canada decision on whether an unincorporated franchisee operating a two-person cleaning services business in Quebec as part of a cleaning services franchise network qualified as an employee.

Tim Clipstone

Green finance – a world first and a force for good which also makes economic sense

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

Increasingly stark and startling messages relating to the environment and climate change are now commonplace in the media.

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