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Brian D Hirshberg

SEC grants principles-based Section 3(c)(5)(C) relief

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

In a recent principles-based grant of relief, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) focused on the business activities of the particular issuer, instead of whether a particular asset is a qualifying asset, in determining the availability of the Section 3(c)(5)(C) exemption.

Brandon Heard

New guidance document on administrative processing of drug submissions and applications

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently announced a guidance document clarifying the requirements for drug submissions and applications to be processed under the administrative pathway.

Joseph Fitzgerald

Compensation claims under GDPR – an overview of the brewing storm

IT & Internet - United Kingdom
DAC Beachcroft

The EU General Data Protection Regulation and the incoming Data Protection Bill (UK) will introduce a range of new liabilities into the data protection landscape.

Mark So

Court of Appeal clarifies reviews of taxed costs

Litigation - Hong Kong

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal took the opportunity to clarify the lower courts' role when reviewing disputes over taxed costs.

Sanaya F Vachha

Competition Commission investigates nine animal feed manufacturers for deceptive marketing

Competition & Antitrust - Pakistan
Vellani & Vellani

The Competition Commission recently initiated proceedings against nine animal and livestock feed manufacturers for engaging in deceptive marketing practices under the Competition Act 2010.

Chakrapani Misra

Enforcement of 'minority award': law or flaw?

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

Section 34 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 sets out the conditions for setting aside an arbitral award.



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