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Benson R Cohen

Volcker Rule: agencies propose to implement community bank exemption and revise name-sharing rule

Banking - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The five US federal agencies responsible for implementing the Volcker Rule have individually released a related notice of proposed rulemaking.

Urszula Wojtyra

List of generic submissions under review now available

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently advised that it would implement certain proposals for its prescription drug product transparency initiatives.

Jan Erik Janssen

Broadening subsidy scheme for renewable energy: from SDE+ to SDE++

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The minister of economic affairs and climate policy recently announced that the scope of the main subsidy scheme for renewable energy in the Netherlands, the Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production, will be broadened.

Andreas Erotocritou

Schemes of arrangement and recent statutory amendments

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

Schemes of arrangement have advantages over other insolvency procedures.

Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht

No copyright protection for taste of food

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD NV

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently rendered its decision in the dispute between Dutch parties Levola and Smilde concerning Levola's cream cheese product.

Michael Withington

HKIA launches public consultation to update its guidelines

Insurance - Hong Kong
Howse Williams Bowers

The Hong Kong Insurance Authority (HKIA) will take over the regulation of insurance intermediaries from the three self-regulatory organisations in mid-2019.

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