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Katie Lee

PMPRB reports upward trend of high-cost drugs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently released the Meds Entry Watch 2018, which analyses information about medicines approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, the European Medicines Agency or Health Canada in 2017 and 2018.

Jörgen Larsson

Workplace harassment: employers' responsibilities and dismissal options

Employment & Benefits - Sweden
Wistrand

Workplace harassment between employees raises questions regarding employers' responsibility to maintain a healthy and sustainable work environment and what actions can be taken against disruptive employees.

Sharon Shefer

Declination letter, statement of defence and what lies in-between

Insurance - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court clarified the boundary between maintaining the commissioner of insurance's directive requiring the full grounds and reasons for dismissing a claim to be included in a letter of declination and insurers' right to provide additional details in their statement of defence.

Matthew Tuchband

Maximum pressure squared: Trump turns up Iran sanctions amplifier

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently issued Executive Order 13902, which places additional large swaths of the Iranian economy – and those outside Iran which support it – in the crosshairs of US sanctions.

Sanaya F Vachha

Food for thought: Engro Foods investigated for deceptive marketing practices

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

Pursuant to a complaint by Nestlé Pakistan Limited, the Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) initiated an inquiry into Engro Foods Limited for misleading consumers and engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act 2010.

Pedro Cortés

Macau responds to regulatory trends with new Cybersecurity Law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In June 2019 the Legislative Assembly of the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) enacted the Cybersecurity Law.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, 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