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Thiago Jabor Pinheiro

Anti-corruption: legislative changes and enforcement

White Collar Crime - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Brazil has seen extensive legal changes and enforcement efforts against corruption over the past few years.

David M Lynn

SEC proposes to expand 'test-the-waters' accommodation

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed a rule and related amendments under the Securities Act that would permit issuers to engage in oral or written communications with potential investors that are, or are reasonably believed to be, qualified institutional buyers or institutional accredited investors, either prior to or following the filing of a registration statement, to determine whether such investors have an interest in a contemplated securities offering registered under the Securities Act..

Ha Kung Wong

Biosimilars and the BPCIA: past, present and future

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

While the biosimilar market in the United States has gotten off to a relatively slow start compared with Europe – where biosimilars have been available since 2006 – it has recently gained momentum and will continue to grow in the coming years as more blockbuster biologics lose regulatory exclusivity and patent protection..

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Ministry of Health announces new cannabis regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Ministry of Health recently announced that the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk guidelines regarding industrial products with a tetrahydrocannabinol content of less than 1% have been suspended.

Herman Steen

Autonomous ships in unchartered waters

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Unmanned ships are on the horizon and the Norwegian maritime sector is uniquely positioned to take a leading role internationally in the development and commercialisation of this technology.

Arturo Sferruzza

Fine line between financial initiatives in PV greenhouses and genuine agricultural projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright Studio Legale

The Regional Administrative Court of Sardinia recently annulled the regional authority's decision to revoke authorisation for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic (PV) plant on the rooftops of agricultural greenhouses following its alleged loss of status as an agricultural company.

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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