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Joanne van Harmelen

Potential for lucrative cannabis industry in South Africa

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

There have been a number of key developments in South African life sciences law relating to cannabis in recent years, including amendments to the Medicines and Related Substances Act 1965, such that products which contain only cannabidiol – when intended for therapeutic purposes – can now be obtained from a pharmacist by prescription.

Michael Lips

Latest environmental legislation in effect and in the pipeline – 2020 overview

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

This article summarises key amendments to Swiss environmental laws which either came into effect in recent months or will come into effect in the foreseeable future.

Alex Horsbrugh-Porter

2020 heralds insolvency law changes

Private Client & Offshore Services - Guernsey
Ogier

The States of Guernsey recently passed the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 (Insolvency) (Amendment) Ordinance 2020, making Guernsey an even more desirable forum for insolvency proceedings.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Changes to minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

At the beginning of each year, the minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines prescribed by the Labour Act are revised.

Paul Lewis

High Court grants anti-suit injunction after finding that parties to insurance policy had agreed to arbitration

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

The High Court has continued an anti-suit injunction against a defendant, having been satisfied to a high degree of probability that the parties had agreed to submit their dispute to London arbitration.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Anti-corruption, compliance enforcement and legislative developments in 2019

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The year 2019 was a busy one for Turkey with regard to anti-corruption and compliance matters.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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

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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