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David Maria Marino

Italy and China – a new era of cooperation between insurance supervisory authorities?

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission and the Italian Institute for the Supervision of Insurance recently entered into a memorandum of understanding setting out the basis for cooperation between the two supervisory authorities in the context of a broader plan of general cooperation between Italy and China.

Jonas Löfgren

Cannabis causes confusion in Sweden

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Supreme Court has ruled that cannabidiol (CBD) oils containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which originates from legally cultivated hemp constitute illegal narcotics.

Maria Hadjisavva

Court examines validity of lawyer's sworn affidavit provided on behalf of clients as part of interim application

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Larnaca District Court recently issued a decision on the validity of a sworn affidavit provided by a lawyer on behalf of his clients in the context of an interim application.

Werner Jahnel

Revised PILA: setting the ground for trust arbitration in Switzerland?

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

While trusts have not been incorporated into the Swiss legal system, Switzerland ratified the Hague Trust Convention with effect from 1 July 2007 and adapted its conflict of laws provisions – in particular, Articles 149(a) to 149(e) of the Private International Law Act.

Abigail Smith

PMPRB Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines releases final report

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines recently released its final report summarising its deliberations in providing stakeholder feedback on the PMPRB's proposed new framework for the regulation of the prices of patented medicines..

Mira Todorovic Symeonides

Schedule for competitive procedures in 2019 and 2020

Energy & Natural Resources - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

The minister of environment and energy recently amended the competitive procedures for determining operating state aid granted as feed-in premiums for 2019 and 2020.

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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