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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.

Peggy Sharon

Subrogation claims by foreign insurers: contradictory district court decisions

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

The Haifa District Court and the Tel Aviv District Court recently issued conflicting decisions on the question of whether foreign insurers can file subrogation claims through their insured after paying the insured insurance benefits.

Michael Vernick

Cybersecurity and the False Claims Act: new frontier for contractor liability?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

Two recent cases highlight the increased False Claims Act risk that cybersecurity compliance poses for government contractors.

Phillip Ashley

Oil and gas: English and Scottish courts define limits of lawful protest

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The past 12 months have seen increased efforts by environmental activists to disrupt the business of oil and gas companies (or those associated with them) and draw attention to their campaigns against the use and production of fossil fuels.

Francesca Rolla

Mobile phones may cause brain tumours: Turin Court of Appeals revives debate

Product Regulation & Liability - Italy
Hogan Lovells

After a two-year dispute, the Turin Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by the National Insurance Provider (INAIL) and upheld the first-instance decision issued by the Court of Ivrea in 2017, which established causation between extensive work-related use of mobile phones and brain tumours and ordered INAIL to compensate the claimant with a lifelong payment..

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

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