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Maria Luisa Mendoza

New leadership brings changes to health regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

Alejandro Ernesto Svarch-Pérez was recently appointed as the new head of the Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), the Mexican regulatory agency.

Michael Snape

Grand Court strikes out creditor's winding-up petition and comments on relationship with arbitration clauses

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The Grand Court recently struck out a winding-up petition presented against Grand State Investments Limited by a shareholder claiming a debt on the ground that the alleged debt was disputed on bona fide and substantial grounds.

Al-Leecia Delancy

Public Procurement Act 2021: obtaining government contracts

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The government has been criticised both locally and internationally in relation to the transparency and procedure surrounding the procurement of government contracts.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

What constitute good reasons for an order to sell a vessel pendente lite?

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

Pursuant to the Rules of Court 2012, the high courts have inherent jurisdiction to order the appraisement and sale pendente lite of a vessel arrested by a high court sheriff as security for a plaintiff's claim.

Zhigang Zhu

SPC releases judicial interpretation relating to punitive damages in IP cases

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, decisions in which punitive damages are claimed and supported by the court are becoming increasingly frequent.

Nikita Maltsev

Data protection law amended to increase personal data subjects' rights

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

The Federal Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences enhances personal data subjects' rights by changing fines and extending the limitation period for data-related breaches.

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