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Jürg Schneider

Protection of minors in respect of films and video games: consultation process commenced

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently launched the consultation process on the preliminary draft of the new Federal Act on the Protection of Minors in respect of Films and Video Games (Youth Protection Act).

April McClements

Delay in professional negligence claims

Litigation - Ireland
Matheson

The High Court recently dealt with a professional negligence claim following a retainer by a couple of a chartered engineering firm regarding the construction of their home in 2005.

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.

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.

Miryam Lassalle

Third-country (re)insurance operations in Luxembourg post-Brexit

Insurance - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

The United Kingdom's planned exit from the European Union would result in it losing the fundamental freedoms guaranteed by the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union and its qualification as an EEA third country.

Marie Berard

Court upholds tribunal's jurisdiction over settlement agreement lacking express arbitration clause

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

The High Court recently found that a tribunal had jurisdiction over a dispute that arose from a settlement agreement lacking an express arbitration clause.

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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