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Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit identifies circumstances militating against early or summary Section 101 determinations

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

A number of district court decisions have held patent claims to be ineligible under Section 101 during motions brought at the start of litigation or on motions for summary judgment.

Carlos Ramos Miranda

Insurance regulator updates rules for surety insurance contracts

Insurance - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The National Insurance and Bonds Commission recently added two new articles to the Insurance and Bonding Sole Provisions which set out new surety insurance contract requirements.

Koen Platteau

Competition College refuses to initiate Phase II investigation of Volvo's acquisition of Kant

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
Simmons & Simmons LLP

The Competition College recently refused to initiate a Phase II investigation and approved Volvo Group Belgium's acquisition of various companies belonging to the Kant group, despite concerns that the transaction was likely to result in competition issues.

Miriam H Wugmeister

SEC publishes new guidance on cybersecurity disclosures and compliance practice

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

In an unusual step that appears to indicate renewed, if not intensified, scrutiny of public companies' cybersecurity practices by the Securities and Exchange Commission, its five commissioners have unanimously issued guidance covering a range of cybersecurity topics, including disclosure obligations, board oversight and risk management controls.

Rhidian David

Supreme Court reaffirms Dailly assignments

Company & Commercial - France
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court has clarified how an assignment of business receivables, known as a 'Dailly assignment', operates.

Ajit Warrier

Supreme Court issues two important consumer law judgments

Litigation - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Supreme Court recently issued two judgments regarding consumer law.



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