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Nick Williams

Undue influence affecting settlors in exercising powers of revocation

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

A recent Royal Court decision arose out of an attempt by the settlors of trusts to exercise their power to revoke the trusts.

Shane D Todd

Government appoints new expert panel on labour standards

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The federal government has established an independent expert panel to provide advice and conduct consultations on the modernisation of labour standards in Part III of the Canada Labour Code.

Jaime L M Jones

DOJ files complaint in intervention in Medicare Advantage case against Sutter Health

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Department of Justice recently filed a complaint in intervention against Sutter Health and its affiliate Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) in a False Claims Act suit, alleging that the defendants had knowingly submitted and caused the submission of unsupported diagnosis codes for Medicare Advantage patients in order to increase reimbursements from Medicare.

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court clears air on determination of relevant market in Section 3 cases

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Supreme Court recently clarified that the determination of the relevant market is not a mandatory pre-condition for assessing an alleged violation of Section 3 of the Competition Act.

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.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court finds invalidity allegations relating to patent for metformin formulations unjustified

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Valeant Canada's application for an order prohibiting the minister of health from issuing a notice of compliance to Generic Partners for its generic version of Valeant's Glumetza, a metformin formulation, was recently granted.

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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