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Katie Lee

Federal Court issues two interlocutory decisions in Section 8 pregabalin case

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued two decisions relating to Pharmascience's claim for Section 8 damages under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for its pregabalin product (Pfizer's Lyrica).

Callum Micucci

Good-faith obligations survive bankruptcy of insured

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The general position that bankruptcy can substantially vary the rights of insureds has often been argued and rejected.

Jonathan Cary

In-house lawyer prevented from relying on leaked email and overheard conversation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

An email containing legal advice leaked to a claimant in an employment dispute did not fall foul of the iniquity principle and therefore remained privileged.

Michael D Birnbaum

Supreme Court will decide courts' authority to order disgorgement in SEC enforcement cases

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Supreme Court recently granted a writ of certiorari to address whether the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may obtain disgorgement in civil injunctive actions filed in the federal courts.

Arpan A Sura

DoD and FCC to collaborate on 5G testbeds

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

The Department of Defence (DoD) has announced a plan to pilot 5G technologies on four military installations in partnership with private industry and the Federal Communications Commission.

Will Pearce

Takeover Panel imposes 'cold-shouldering'

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The Takeover Panel recently published a panel statement which provides helpful guidance on the factors that it will take into consideration when determining whether a person should be cold-shouldered.

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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