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Min Lee Tan

Apex court rules that maintenance charges owed by parcel proprietors constitute unsecured debts

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

As Section 77 of the Strata Management Act provides that the amount due to a management corporation (MC) is a 'guaranteed sum', issues arise as to whether an MC is a secured creditor in the event that a parcel proprietor is insolvent and wound up.

Celia Jenkins

Health insurance cover for mental illnesses

Insurance - India
Tuli & Co

Owing to rising concerns around mental healthcare in India and the legislative push to recognise the crucial role that medical insurance plays in the treatment of mental disorders globally, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has introduced certain measures for the insurance sector aimed at including the treatment of mental illness in the coverage offered under insurance policies.

Marija Blagojevic

Transaction price mechanisms in times of COVID-19

Corporate Finance/M&A - Austria
Schoenherr

In times like these, parties should consider the key parameters of a contemplated transaction even more carefully.

Chiagozie Hilary-Nwokonko

Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 undergoes second reading

Energy & Natural Resources - Nigeria
Streamsowers & Köhn

The Local Content Development and Enforcement Bill 2020 recently passed its second reading in the House of Representatives and was subsequently referred to the Committee on Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring for further consideration.

Vasudha Luniya

Reclassification of micro, small and medium enterprises provides stimulus to enterprises in light of COVID-19

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises recently notified certain criteria for classifying enterprises as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and specified the form and procedure for filing the applicable memorandum.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court strikes price calculation provision of amendments to Patented Medicines Regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued its decision on an application for judicial review of the Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines Regulations (Additional Factors and Information Reporting Requirements).

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