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Frank Spoorenberg

Article 6(1) of ECHR is not separate ground to challenge arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In a recently published decision, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge against an arbitral award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport on preliminary objections.

Eleanor Wilson

Health Canada issues interim order respecting drug shortages relating to COVID-19

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The minister of health recently approved the Interim Order Respecting the Prevention and Alleviation of Shortages of Drugs in Relation to COVID-19, which introduces new tools to address drug shortages, or the risk of drug shortages, that may be caused or exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christopher Loh

Can inter partes review petitions be denied as cumulative of previously presented art and arguments?

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

In March 2020 the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) designated as precedential an opinion which sets out a two-part inquiry for determining when the PTAB can deny institution of inter partes review proceedings under 35 US Code 325(d) as duplicative of art and arguments previously presented in patent prosecution.

Gan Khong Aik

Competing claims in curial and arbitral proceedings: recent anti-arbitration injunction developments

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

Are the Malaysian courts adopting a minimalist judicial intervention approach when considering anti-arbitration injunctions? This article discusses a recent Federal Court decision which dealt with the issue of competing claims in curial and arbitral proceedings where not all parties were before both forums, and two recent high court decisions that made reference to the Federal Court decision..

Anand Shah

Securitisation trends and developments

Banking & Financial Services - India
AZB & Partners

Securitisation as a structured finance mechanism has several commercial advantages, including balance sheet and risk management, increased liquidity, cost-efficient financing, the marketability of the resulting securities and the opportunity for portfolio diversification.

Tor Pöpke

Sami village defeats state in historic case concerning land use rights

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

A lawsuit between the state and a Sami village concerning hunting and fishing issues sparked strong feelings among the public.

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