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Urszula Wojtyra

New reports on utilisation of biologics and biosimilars for chronic inflammatory diseases

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network (ODPRN) have released reports examining utilisation trends of innovator biologics and biosimilar versions of infliximab and etanercept, as well as the innovator biologic adalimumab, with regard to rheumatic conditions and inflammatory bowel disease in Ontario.

Costas Stamatiou

Tonnage tax scheme extended until 31 December 2029

Shipping & Transport - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Shipping Deputy Ministry has issued Circular 1/2020 informing shipowners, charterers and ship managers that, following the formal assessment of the Cyprus tonnage tax scheme, the European Commission has concluded that Cyprus's relevant scheme is compatible with the internal market and in line with the Guidelines on State Aid to Maritime Transport..

Gavin Woods

Implementation of Cape Town Convention in Bermuda

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

As a result of the Cape Town Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment coming into force in Bermuda, leasing companies, owners, lenders and other parties that deal with Bermudian entities participating in aircraft transactions and/or aircraft registered in Bermuda may opt to take the additional steps necessary to obtain the protections conferred by the convention.

David R Hamill

COVID-19 trade update: potential duty payment deferrals and border shutdowns

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting all elements of society, including the import, trade and transport sectors.

Eleanor Wilson

Government introduces Bill C-4 to implement USMCA's required changes

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Bill C-4 – which addresses some of the changes required under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – was recently introduced in the House of Commons.

Laura Pierallini

Supreme Court decision on scope of Montreal Convention

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Supreme Court recently found that for gratuitous carriage not performed by an air transport undertaking, damage compensation rights do not expire within the two-year limitation period established by Article 35 of the Montreal Convention.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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