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Andreas Wildi

Swiss health study commenced

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Lausanne University Centre for General Medicine and Public Health, in close cooperation with the Swiss Biobanking Platform, recently commenced the pilot phase of the so-called 'Swiss health study', which aims to determine which chemicals accumulate in the human body.

Sophie Warburton

Observations about linked property transactions under Stamp Duty Law

Real Estate - Cayman Islands
Ogier

In late 2018 the Stamp Duty Law (Revised) was amended in order to eliminate the growing practice of reducing stamp duty due to the government by means of linked property transactions (LPTs).

Sara Andersson

Supreme Court clarifies that relevant contractual provisions can supersede Environmental Code

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Court recently clarified that Chapter 32 of the Environmental Code can be applied between contracting parties and that it is possible to derogate from those provisions and even exclude their application through contractual provisions.

Carlos P Martins

Government restricts travel to Canada by foreign nationals

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The minister of transport recently issued an interim order regarding the denial of boarding to foreign nationals on international flights to Canada and a health check that air operators flying to Canada must conduct prior to boarding.

Marie Berard

High Court rejects jurisdictional challenge to investment treaty arbitration award

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

In a rare consideration of an investment treaty award, the High Court broadly interpreted the meaning of 'investor' and 'investment' in the bilateral investment treaty between the governments of South Korea and Iran.

Núria Ribera

Barcelona patent court dismisses preliminary injunction request based on patent in amended form

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

Barcelona Commercial Court No 1 recently refused to grant a preliminary injunction requested by Sanofi against Mylan in relation to an insulin glargine biosimilar product.

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