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Galina Petkova

Supreme Administrative Court repeals merger clearance for Sopharma Trading/Pharmastore

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Administrative Court, acting as the second and final instance, recently repealed the Commission for the Protection of Competition's (CPC's) clearance for the acquisition of Pharmastore OOD by Sopharma Trading AD.

Meaghan Kent

Supreme Court denies copyrightability of Georgia code annotations

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A recent Supreme Court decision may seem like it boiled down to an esoteric argument over the correct interpretation of a series of cases decided in the 19th century – and it did – but the ramifications of the decision will be felt in 2020 and beyond.

David Schwartz

8 important life sciences IP issues for innovators doing business in Canada

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The US-Canada border is the longest border between any two countries and US goods and services trade with Canada totalled an estimated US$718.5 billion in 2018, possibly the largest bilateral trade volume between two individual countries.

C Mark Baker

Climate change and sustainability: lessons learned from COVID-19 and resolving disputes by arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - International
Norton Rose Fulbright

Prior to COVID-19, few people would have found an obvious practical connection between a pandemic and climate change.

Anthony V Lupo

Sanctions on Chinese apparel companies for forced labour hit retail supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Fashion and luxury goods companies should be concerned about the recent sanctioning of Chinese companies in Xinjiang province by the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce and other US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) developments relating to importing products that contain fabric made with prison or forced labour.

Emma Van Caenegem

COVID-19: new record-keeping obligation and compliance check relating to foreign workers and self-employed individuals

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

As part of some new measures that aim to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government has imposed a new record-keeping obligation on certain employers and users which temporarily rely on foreign employees or self-employed individuals.

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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

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan