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Brandon Heard

Release of information contained in drug submissions and medical device applications

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In December 2017 Heath Canada released proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices Regulations, providing for the public release of clinical information contained in drug submissions and medical device applications.

Katarzyna Terlecka

Recent competition developments in merger control field

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

Merger control is one of the Polish Office for Competition and Consumer Protection's main areas of activity, as it deals with 170 to 220 filings annually.

Samuel B Boxerman

EPA headquarters retain authority to make certain jurisdictional determinations under Clean Water Act

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator recently issued a memorandum and accompanying revised Delegation of Authority 2-43 retaining the EPA headquarters' authority to make certain jurisdictional determinations under the Clean Water Act Section 404 discharge of dredged or fill material permitting programme.

Ariane Claverie

New bill on social elections: making certain processes paperless

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg

A new bill that was recently submitted to the Chamber of Deputies aims to modify several articles of the Labour Code which concern social elections in order to make certain administrative processes paperless within the context of social dialogue.

Stella Koukounis

Forced sale orders on grounds of unfair prejudice and oppression

Company & Commercial - Cyprus
Solsidus Law

Shareholder petitions of unfair prejudice have been compared to divorce petitions.

Gan Khong Aik

Dishonesty must be present before debtor in assignment can be made liable

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

A recent Federal Court decision has simply reaffirmed the position of Malaysian law in relation to breaches of trust.



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