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Brandon Heard

Federal Court finds silodosin formulation patent valid but not infringed

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued a decision in a patent infringement action pursuant to Section 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations relating to silodosin.

Richard Schmidt

CCP amendment: fairer balance between form and content

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

The Civil Code of Procedure, which has been criticised for sacrificing fundamental rights to achieve accelerated civil proceedings, has finally been amended by the legislature.

Martin André Dittmer

Competition authorities given power to fine companies for breach of competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

Parliament recently voted to pass a bill amending the Competition Act.

Robert J Ernest

CIT assigns panel for 301 litigation on US imports from China – update on options to recover tariffs

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently took long-awaited action on the nearly 4,000 cases challenging the Section 301 duties imposed on goods from China.

Olaf Hartenstein

Theft of semi-trailer and violation of safety instructions

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Federal Supreme Court concerned a clause in a consignor's general terms and conditions, according to which loaded vehicles had to be monitored while parked or parked where sufficient safety was guaranteed.

Andrew Osborne

Skilled Worker visa provides a shareholding solution for Tier 2 (General) migrants

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Tier 2 (General) migrants cannot have a shareholding of more than 10% in their limited company sponsor; however, the skilled worker route does not include this restriction.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru