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Brandon Heard

Drug and medical device highlights

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada recently published an annual highlights report for 2018.

Christopher Loh

Most important patent cases of 2019 thus far

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

Thus far, 2019 has been an eventful year for US patent law.

Guy Tompkins

Diminution not required for voidable transactions

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

The Supreme Court recently confirmed that the requirements outlined in Section 292 of the Companies Act 1993 are all that is required in order to void an insolvent transaction.

Stephen P Kranz

Vultures circling as bill to expand CFCA to tax looms in legislature

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

Legislators in Sacramento are mulling over one of the most (if not the most) troubling state and local tax bills of the past decade.

Simon J Little

Private M&A on trial: interpreting private M&A sale and purchase provisions

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Two recent High Court of Justice decisions provide guidance on the interpretation of provisions customarily included in sale and purchase agreements for the acquisition of private companies or businesses.

Kenneth D Basch

Aircraft repossession in bankruptcy – Brazilian judiciary's inconsistent treatment of lessors

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

A number of recent aircraft repossession actions have demonstrated that a majority of judges have correctly recognised lessor rights to repossession in the face of apparent lease agreement defaults.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey