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Stella Koukounis

EU directive on non-financial reporting transposed into domestic law

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

The EU Corporate Social Responsibility Directive regarding the publication of non-financial information by certain groups of large companies was recently transposed into domestic law.

Urszula Wojtyra

Health Canada update

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Recent Health Canada developments include new plain language labelling regulations for non-prescription drugs, proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations, new regulations permitting the import of drugs to meet an urgent public health need and a consultation on changes to generic drug equivalence..

Cristina Wendel

Saskatchewan Court of Appeal confirms acquittal following workplace fatality in grain terminal

Litigation - Canada

The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal recently dismissed the crown's appeal of the acquittal of an employer in a case involving a worker who died of suffocation in a grain terminal.

Dawid Prozesky

Patenting micro-organisms: to deposit or not to deposit

Intellectual Property - South Africa

Micro-organisms are fast becoming a focus area in South African patent practice.

Gonçalo Machado Borges

Margin squeeze win for Competition Authority reversed almost entirely on appeal

Competition & Antitrust - Portugal
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

In a significant defeat for the Competition Authority, the Lisbon Court of Appeal has partially reversed a first-instance judgment and repealed the main fine imposed in a margin squeeze case which involved pharmacies' sales data for prescription medication and consumer health products.

Chris Fellowes

Subcontractors are winners in Supreme Court three-to-two insurance decider

Construction - United Kingdom
Mayer Brown International LLP

In a recent shipping case, the Supreme Court decided by a three-to-two majority that under the applicable co-insurance scheme, the owners had no claim against the charterers, regardless of whether the insurance monies had been paid.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Poland


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey