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Urszula Wojtyra

Health Canada announces decision on naming of biologic drugs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Following its stakeholder consultations and analysis of issues relating to the name of biologic drugs, including biosimilars, Health Canada recently announced its Policy Statement on the Naming of Biologic Drugs.

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Natural gas distribution and supply sector is undergoing reform

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

A draft law on the further unbundling and privatisation of the public natural gas company DEPA was recently submitted to Parliament.

Geraldine Elliott

Enforceable oral contracts – Supreme Court looks to conduct and context

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Supreme Court recently showed that it is reluctant to find an agreement too vague or uncertain to be enforced where the parties intended to be contractually bound and acted on their agreement.

Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Administrative Court rules on right to silence in competition investigations

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

In a recent bid-rigging investigation, the Federal Administrative Court held that assessing the procedural role of a witness or company representative must be based on the circumstances at the time of the interrogation.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Did you pack your own bag? Appeal court overturns lost luggage claim

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

The Civil and Commercial Court of Appeals recently overturned a first-instance decision concerning a laptop lost on an Aeromexico flight from New York to Buenos Aires.

Mark Evans

Trademarks in Canada: a year of change and global harmony

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada's trademarks profession had an exciting 2018.

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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