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Laura Ruiz

Enforcement of foreign rulings against Supreme Court state ruling

Litigation - Spain
Pérez-Llorca

The Supreme Court recently ruled in a case concerning two elements of international law: state immunity from enforcement and declarations of enforceability.

Solomon Oshinubi

Ministerial consent for release of oil and gas workers: unwarranted interference in employment contracts

Employment & Benefits - Nigeria
Bloomfield Law

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) recently issued guidelines in order to establish procedures for obtaining the consent of the minister of petroleum resources before releasing Nigerian workers in the oil and gas industry.

Noboru Taniguchi

Expanded protection for graphic images under revised Design Act

Intellectual Property - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry recently announced on its website that a Cabinet order of 1 November 2019 had declared that the reformed Design Act will come into force on 1 April 2020.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

Institutional cooperation to address competition challenges of digital economy

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has exclusive jurisdiction over cases, procurement and advocacy in competition matters relating to the broadcasting and telecoms sectors, while the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) has jurisdiction in competition matters regarding all other sectors.

Abigail Smith

Amgen not precluded from litigating same patent under amended PMNOC regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Pfizer's appeal of its failed motion to dismiss Amgen's action regarding an infringing patent under Section 6 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations.

Angelos Paphitis

Benefits of Cyprus Investment Programme

Immigration - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

The Cyprus Investment Programme is ranked among the top 10 programmes in the world for global citizenship.

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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

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey