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Jennifer Brechbill

Setting a rogue to catch a rogue: the changing face of Lincoln's Law

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Since January 2009, the government has recovered more than $30 billion through False Claims Act cases, more than half of which was recovered from cases involving alleged fraud against federal healthcare programmes.

Joel F Visser

Council on Environmental Quality finalises guidance for assessing climate impact

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The White House Council on Environmental Quality has issued guidance to provide direction for federal agencies in addressing the effects of greenhouse gas emissions and climate change as they satisfy their duties.

Duygu Acar Yucesoy

Law on mandatory use of Turkish by commercial enterprises still applied

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Aykan Acar Ergönen Law Firm

Under the Law on the Mandatory Use of the Turkish Language by Commercial Enterprises, transactions, correspondence and agreements executed in Turkey must be in Turkish.

Abigail Smith

Federal Court of Appeal overturns Teva's award for improper reliance on hearsay evidence

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently set aside a Federal Court decision awarding Teva damages under Section 8 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations in relation to its venlafaxine hydrochloride product on the basis that the judge had improperly relied on hearsay evidence.

Sarah McEachern

Ontario court rules arbitral creditors cannot seize shares held by Kyrgyz-owned company

Arbitration & ADR - Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled on the ability of arbitral creditors to seize assets of state-owned entities.

Koen Platteau

Lobbying, standard setting and cartels – Brussels Court of Appeal annuls cement standards decision

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
Simmons & Simmons

The Brussels Court of Appeal recently annulled a Competition Authority decision which had established the existence of an anti-competitive agreement between three cement groups and their sector associations in the context of a standard-setting procedure.