International Law Office

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Fabian Huber

MDR and medical software: insurance under German law

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

To safeguard against potential liability claims under the EU Product Liability Directive, the EU Medical Device Regulation stipulates that medical device manufacturers must have measures in place to provide sufficient financial coverage.

Pieter Lombard

Nedbank and IT entrepreneurs in developing patent saga

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Two IT entrepreneurs recently applied for an interdict to prevent an asset management company from using (ie, infringing) their invention.

Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The New York governor recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

Jocelyn Yean Tse Lim

2018 developments in statutory adjudication

Construction - Malaysia
SKRINE

In 2018 Malaysia saw considerable developments in case law on statutory adjudication.

Nicolas Contis

Civil procedure reform: appeal proceedings regarding questions of jurisdiction clarified

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

The Supreme Court recently ended a conflict between the appeal courts and clarified that for any decision rendered exclusively on a jurisdictional issue, the party that wants to appeal such decision must file a motivated statement for appeal and, more importantly, appeal to the first president of the relevant appeal court through a formal request in order to obtain a fixed date on which the case will be heard.

Adrian Attard

Flag injunctions: practical alternative to ship arrests

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Maltese law is straightforward in terms of who has a right to arrest and which claims can be secured by means of an arrest.

OnDemand

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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