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Jason Freedman

Delaware Supreme Court confirms effect of majority vote of informed, disinterested stockholders

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

The Delaware Supreme Court has upheld a Delaware Chancery Court ruling that a management entity with operational control of a target, but holding only 1% of its stock and without control of the board of directors, was not a controlling stockholder.

Jonas Löfgren

Pricing agreements for products in reimbursement scheme

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Administrative Court recently handed down a long-awaited judgment in the case between the Dental and Pharmaceutical Benefits Agency and the Skane Region.

Victoria Santis

Trademark office upgrades to latest version of Nice Classification

Intellectual Property - Chile
Montt y Cia SA

The World Intellectual Property Organisation recently published the 2016 version of the Nice Classification for Goods and Services.

Miriam R Nemetz

Delaware Superior Court cuts punitive damages in medical device case

Litigation - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

A large set of cases involving injuries allegedly resulting from the use of surgical mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence is ongoing against medical device manufacturers.

Frederico Rato

Government policy in light of Macau's demographic and economic challenges

Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

The recent rapid growth of Macau's economy, largely based on the gaming industry, has resulted in the highest income per capita in the world.

Philippos Aristotelous

Proposed changes to IP box scheme

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Andreas Neocleous & Co LLC

Following opposition to IP box regimes, G20 leaders agreed on a 'modified nexus' approach that allows a taxpayer to benefit from an IP regime only to the extent that it can show material relevant activity, including a clear connection between the rights which create the IP income and the activity which contributes to that income.



Rise of the drones

Aviation / Canada, Nigeria, Switzerland, USA


Insolvency and licences

Insolvency & Restructuring / Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom


Climate change as a driver of change

Environment & Climate Change / Brazil, Sweden