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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.

Shannon Rajan

Statutory adjudication: pay-when-paid clauses remain valid

Construction - Malaysia

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether a pay-when-paid clause in a construction contract is void under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act.

Jonathan Culshaw

Important changes to regulations and compliance for investment funds

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels LLP

The recent changes that have been made to the anti-money laundering regime will bring the Cayman Islands into line with international best practice and are a welcome update to the territory's financial services landscape.

Ian M Campbell

Bill 148: significant changes affecting agency employees

Employment & Benefits - Canada

One of the government's primary goals when enacting the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act 2017 (known as 'Bill 148') was to provide additional protections for vulnerable employees, including individuals employed by temporary help agencies.

Francisco Venetucci

New holds inspection regulation causes uncertainty and disappointment

Shipping & Transport - Argentina
Venetucci & Asociados

Under the new Regulation 693-E/2017, the system for checking the cargo-worthiness of holds and tanks of ships and barges for the export of grains and their products and by-products will be compulsorily applied to all ships.

Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.



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