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Kevin Siu

Federal Court grants summary dismissal motion under PMNOC Regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently issued its judgment in Bristol-Myers Squibb v Apotex Inc, in which it granted Apotex's motion under Section 6(5)(b) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Cihan Mercan

Possibility of obtaining preliminary attachment before filing or during enforcement lawsuit

Arbitration & ADR - Turkey
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı Attorneys at Law

In 2015 the 15th Chamber of the Court of Appeals held that courts cannot grant a preliminary attachment on the ground of a foreign court judgment, unless this judgment had been enforced in Turkey.

Matthias Gippert

Negative interest on existing cash deposits imposed by change in terms and conditions unlawful

Banking - Germany
Herbert Smith Freehills Germany LLP

The Tubingen Regional Court recently held that negative interest on a consumer's existing cash deposits imposed by a German bank by unilaterally changing the bank's general terms and conditions was unlawful.

Anthony Thompson

Online trust registration service updated

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) recently issued an updated set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the new online Trust Registration Service and the information that certain trustees must maintain and report.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

FECC launches project to develop guidelines for analysis of collaboration agreements between competitors

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Consultores SC

The Federal Economic Competition Commission (FECC) recently issued its Annual Working Plan.

Lisl Dunlop

Potential impacts on telehealth from net neutrality repeal

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently passed the Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO), repealing the FCC's 2015 net neutrality rules and shifting the responsibility for regulating the conduct of internet service providers to the Federal Trade Commission.



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