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Jamie-Lynn Kraft

Where is my CIPO mail? What to know about correspondence for Madrid applications

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) was the first office to allow trademark applicants to use the Madrid e-filing system from day one.

Jaime L M Jones

Medicare Advantage providers pay $5 million to settle False Claims Act allegations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

Beaver Medical Group LP and an affiliated physician recently agreed to pay a combined total of $5 million to resolve allegations that providers had knowingly submitted diagnosis codes that were not supported by medical records in order to inflate reimbursements from Medicare.

Sian Edmunds

Why is a change to allergen labelling laws necessary and what will happen next?

Product Regulation & Liability - United Kingdom
Burges Salmon LLP

The government recently announced that food businesses will soon be required to provide full ingredient labelling on foods which are pre-packed for direct sale.

Angie Creery

Response published to consultation on misuse of confidentiality clauses

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of a flurry of responses and new consultations issued in the last days of Theresa May's government, the response to the consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in the workplace was published.

Stuart Broom

Liability of administrators for economic loss of a creditor

Insolvency & Restructuring - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

In a recent ruling, the Court of Appeal confirmed that administrators owe a duty to all creditors and cannot be held personally liable for the economic loss of a creditor where no special relationship exists.

David R Hamill

Trump announces 10% tariff on $300 billion of imports from China for List 4 goods

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently tweeted that, beginning on 1 September 2019, importers can expect a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese goods.

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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