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Hans Eriksson

Blocking injunctions – proportionality and right of access to information

Intellectual Property - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Patent and Market Court of Appeal recently ordered several internet service providers to take blocking measures against Sci-Hub and LibGen.

Chen Li

Court dismisses judicial review application of minister of health's interchangeability designation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta recently dismissed Allergan's application for judicial review of the Alberta minister of health's decision to designate Allergan's glaucoma treatment product Lumigan RC 0.01% and Sandoz's generic bimatoprost ophthalmic solution Vistitan 0.03% as interchangeable.

Lloyd Harmetz

NASAA issues report on broker-dealer policies and procedures for leveraged or inverse ETFs

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The North American Securities Administrators Association recently issued a report that provided a warning as to the risks of leveraged or inverse exchange-traded funds.

Srdjana Petronijević

New state aid regime

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

From 1 January 2020, Serbia will have a new state aid regime under the new Act on State Aid Control.

Francesco Pedroni

How is technology changing employer-employee relationships?

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

A recent Padua Labour Court decision affirmed that the traditional concept of subordinated relationships between employers and employees should be redesigned to reflect how changes in technology are reshaping company organisation.

Mubashir Mansor

MAVCOM imposes fines on airline and airport operators

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission recently imposed RM200,000 fines on two airline operators for charging credit card, debit card and online banking processing fees separately from their base fares in breach of the Aviation Consumer Protection Code.

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