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Katie Lee

Federal Court of Appeal dismisses first PMNOC interlocutory appeal granted leave

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Most interlocutory decisions under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations are made by prothonotaries of the Federal Court.

Maurus Winzap

Fundamental changes to Swiss withholding tax on interest payments

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently announced its intentions to resume the temporarily suspended Swiss withholding tax reform and set out the general framework to introduce a paying agent tax system with regard to interest payments.

Simon Tolson

TeCSA launches LVDs adjudication service

Construction - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

The Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association recently launched a low-value disputes (LVDs) adjudication service, which is being run on a pilot basis until November 2019.

Joanne van Harmelen

Bolar provisions for generic and biosimilar medicines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - South Africa
ENSafrica

South Africa is in the process of reviewing all existing IP laws, particularly in the context of access to medicines.

Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court ends jurisdictional conflict between CCI and TRAI

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In December 2018 the Supreme Court finally ended the jurisdictional conflict between the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court rules on its powers to restrict parties that withdraw trust proceedings to start afresh

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Royal Court recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings to start afresh in a judgment that considered, for the first time, the implications of a 2014 English Court of Appeal decision on the public interest in there being finality in litigation.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey