International Law Office

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Linda Hynes

Changes to family leave entitlements introduced

Employment & Immigration - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The changes to parent's and adoptive leave announced in the Budget 2021 recently entered into force.

Jesper Tiberg

Do parties have an absolute right to dispute in person in Sweden?

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, virtual hearings have become a common alternative to in-person hearings globally.

Andrea Berenbaum

Federal Court of Appeal upholds Federal Court decision finding Shire's VYVANSE patent valid

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed Apotex's appeal of the Federal Court decision which held that the claims of Canadian Patent 2,527,646 were valid and prohibited the minister of health from issuing a notice of compliance to Apotex for its lisdexamfetamine product (Shire's VYVANSE) until the patent's expiry.

Claudia Csáky

Refill products infringe trademark

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently held that selling refill products for a dispenser that is manufactured by another party without indicating that the refill product is not produced by the dispenser's manufacturer constitutes trademark infringement.

Hao Zhan

Applicants must disclose facts when prompted by insurers to avoid rescission

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

When concluding insurance contracts, applicants have a duty of disclosure.

Dave Sherwin

Economic substance requirements: overview

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The International Tax Cooperation (Economic Substance) Act reflected the Cayman Islands' commitment to its obligations as a member of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's global Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Inclusive Framework and corresponding EU requirements for no or nominal tax jurisdictions.

OnDemand

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru