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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.

Paul Otto

New York enacts new data security laws

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law a pair of bills establishing new requirements for businesses that process certain personal information relating to New York residents.

Anna Lena Wülbern

Delivery of goods by parking container outside consignee premises

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

According to the Bremen Higher Regional Court, if agreed by contracting parties, goods can be delivered by parking a shipping container in front of the consignee's premises during non-business hours.

Audrey Whyte

Disability case: Supreme Court clarifies extent of employers' duty to provide reasonable accommodation

Employment & Benefits - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

A recent Supreme Court decision clarifies the legal principles to be applied to the question of which measures of reasonable accommodation an employer should consider to enable disabled employees to participate in the workforce.

Emily Haithwaite

Family offices and Jersey's economic substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 came into effect in January 2019 and applies to certain Jersey tax-resident companies which conduct one or more relevant activities.

Thomas Boone

Challenge of drafting first-demand guarantees

Banking - France
Odi-se Avocats

The Court of Cassation recently clarified its position on first-demand guarantees.

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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