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Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Draft amendments to official standard apply to wastewater discharges into national waters

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The National Waters Commission recently submitted to the Federal Regulatory Betterment Commission its draft revision of the Mexican official standard which establishes the maximum permissible levels of pollutants in wastewaters discharged into national waters or properties.

Giffy Pardede

MEMR delivers on promise to revoke regulations

Energy & Natural Resources - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources recently announced the revocation of 32 regulations in furtherance of the government's efforts to reduce the regulatory burden on the energy and mineral resources sector.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court sets aside partial award of LCIA tribunal – time limits for objections to jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

It is relatively rare for the English courts to overturn awards of arbitral tribunals.

Alexander Isola

European Commission proposes directive on preventive restructuring frameworks

Insolvency & Restructuring - European Union
Graf & Pitkowitz

The European Commission has proposed a directive on preventive restructuring frameworks in order to reduce significant barriers to the free flow of capital caused by differences in member states' restructuring and insolvency frameworks.

Adrian Miedema

Possession of small amount of marijuana was just cause to fire employee

Litigation - Canada

The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has upheld the firing of a unionised millwright who was caught with a small amount of marijuana in his pocket before boarding a helicopter that would transport him to an offshore platform.

Juan Luis Serrano-Leets

COFEPRIS issues new drug advertising guidelines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez-DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk recently published new guidelines for the authorisation of ad applications regarding prescription and over-the-counter drugs, herbal remedies and homeopathic medicines.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


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