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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI dismisses allegation of abuse of dominance against Sanofi

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently dismissed claims against Sanofi India Limited for alleged abuse of its dominant position in the market of drugs and pharmaceutical products.

Steven Rajavinothan

Supreme Court holds defendant cannot be liable for greater loss than was caused by its negligent valuation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The Supreme Court recently clarified that when applying the 'but for' test in the context of a negligent valuation, the basic comparison is between the position that the claimant would have been in if the defendant had fulfilled its duty of care and the claimant's actual position.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Government discussion document targets zero-hour contracts

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby Advokatfirma AS

Zero-hour contracts are particularly controversial in Norway, which is generally known for its high level of employee protection.

Michael Lips

Revision of Federal Act on the Reduction of CO2 Emissions

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd

The Federal Council recently published its dispatch regarding the total revision of the Federal Act on the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions for 2021 to 2030.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court finds PMPRB unreasonable in determining that patent pertains to medicine

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently found that the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's assessment that a patent pertained to Galderma Canada's Differin was unreasonable, as it had failed to consider the entire patent.

Urszula Wojtyra

Recent developments in Alexion cases

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently heard Alexion's appeal of a decision striking out its constitutional challenge to the price regulation scheme and confiscatory powers found in the Patent Act.

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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