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Octavio Espejo

Change to IMPI's letters patent practice

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

In 2018 the rules for notifying the issuance of a patent, utility model or industrial design application were amended.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

ASEA introduces provisions to regulate waste management in hydrocarbons sector

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The National Agency for Industrial Safety and the Protection of the Environment in the Hydrocarbons Sector recently published NOM-001-ASEA-2019 (NOM-001) in the Federal Official Gazette.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

Rhidian David

Preparations for no-deal Brexit: continued application of market master agreements

Derivatives - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

The government recently adopted Ministerial Order 2019-75, which aims to ensure that International Swap Derivatives Association-type master agreements on financial services continue to be used.

David R Hamill

Section 301 update: List 3 exclusion process to commence Summer 2019

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Trade Representative recently published a Federal Register notice requesting comments on the proposed exclusion process for List 3 of the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports.

Marie Berard

Court grants third party access to confidential arbitration documents for disciplinary proceedings against arbitrator

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance

A recent High Court decision concerning access to confidential documents illustrates the limits to the implied duty of confidentiality arising out of arbitration proceedings in English law.

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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