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Abigail Smith

Amgen not precluded from litigating same patent under amended PMNOC regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Pfizer's appeal of its failed motion to dismiss Amgen's action regarding an infringing patent under Section 6 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations.

Matthew Nolan

Transpacific Steel secures trade court win for security tariffs on steel from Turkey

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of International Trade recently denied the Trump administration's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by an importer challenging the government's use of a Cold War-era trade law to double national security tariffs on steel imports from Turkey.

Marc Rodrigue

Only buying assets? Look out for surprise employment liabilities!

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling highlights how employers can end up with unexpected employment liabilities after an asset purchase deal.

Oludare Senbore

How should Nigeria regulate its fintech industry?

Banking - Nigeria
Aluko & Oyebode

The financial services and products offered in Nigeria have changed significantly in recent years as a result of scientific and technological innovation and ever-evolving consumer behaviour and needs.

Matthew C Morse

Update on implementation of H-1B registration rule for employers filing H-1B cap-subject petitions for FY 2021

Immigration - USA
Fakhoury Global Immigration

In January 2019 the US Department of Homeland Security passed a rule that amended the regulations governing the H-1B cap-subject selection process.

Sergio Passerini

Employee dismissed for giving confidential company documents to former colleague

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

The directors of a credit company placed under extraordinary administration for serious irregularities learned that an employee had covertly given the company's former general manager some confidential company documents, which he had had no reason to access.

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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