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Rainer Herzig

Reimbursement for medicine not listed in Reimbursement Code?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

Although Austrian social security provides for a legal entitlement to benefits in kind (ie, free administration of medicines listed in the Reimbursement Code, except for a small prescription fee), the Organisation of Austrian Social Security is reluctant to reimburse the cost of medicines not listed in the Reimbursement Code.

Hewen Zhao

Clear and convincing evidence standard should be applied to prior art taking form of physical objects

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In 2019 the IP Tribunal of the Supreme People's Court confirmed that a physical mobile phone was eligible prior art in assessing the novelty and inventiveness of a patent.

Ahmed Murad

Precedential decision: Supreme Court rules on enforcement of foreign judgments

Litigation - Maldives
Mazlan & Murad Law Associates

The Supreme Court recently ruled that parties seeking to apply foreign law to a matter in the Maldivian courts have the burden of proving the foreign law to the court.

César Navarro

Q&A on new remote working regulations

Employment & Immigration - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

The health crisis triggered by COVID-19 has accelerated the already existing trend of facilitating and implementing remote working policies in Spain.

Tan Meiyen

Recognition of bankruptcy orders: breach of natural justice

Insolvency & Restructuring - Singapore
Oon & Bazul LLP

By a two-to-one majority, the Court of Appeal recently granted an appeal and set aside the High Court's recognition of Indonesian bankruptcy orders on the basis that there had been a breach of natural justice in their making.

Elena Christodoulou

Protocol amending Cyprus-Russia double tax treaty ushers in new era

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Cyprus and Russia recently signed a protocol amending the double tax treaty (DTT) between the two states.

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