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Abigail Smith

Amended Patented Medicines Regulations will come into force on 1 January 2021

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently announced that the amended Patented Medicines Regulations will now come into force on 1 January 2021.

Jonathan Hughes

COVID-19: implications for planning appeals

Real Estate - Jersey
Ogier

The Law Society of Jersey issued guidance regarding the courts' COVID-19 contingency plans, noting that planning appeal hearings have been suspended due to independent inspectors being unable to travel to the island.

Marina Vassiliou

First-instance courts must evaluate testimony adduced during hearings

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

In a recent appeal, the Supreme Court ruled that the first-instance court could not ignore testimony adduced during a hearing without having evaluated it.

Ziad Obeid

Employer-employee relationships amid COVID-19 pandemic

Employment & Immigration - Lebanon
Obeid Law Firm

The government has adopted exceptional measures to manage the spread of COVID-19.

Werner Jahnel

Preventive approach to incapacity issues

Private Client & Offshore Services - Switzerland
LALIVE

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed issues of life and death at the forefront of people's minds, with many people requiring intensive medical care which may deprive them of their capacity of judgement and require others to take decisions for them.

Alexander Vogel

Fulfilment of Swiss takeover offer obligation by completing a merger

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Takeover Board recently confirmed its case law on whether the obligation to make a public takeover offer may be fulfilled by completing a merger.

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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