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Amanda Wait

Hart-Scott-Rodino annual report confirms likelihood of challenge for transactions subject to second requests

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division recently released the Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018, covering 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018.

Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court redefines location surcharge in rent control leases

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In early 2019 the Supreme Court passed three decisions confirming and clarifying its 2017 decision which had limited landlords' right to request a location surcharge for rent-controlled apartments in desirable neighbourhoods.

Gan Khong Aik

Federal Court rules that Arbitration Act provisions do not apply to non-parties to arbitration agreements

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Federal Court recently held that Sections 8 and 10 of the Arbitration Act do not apply to a non-party to an arbitration agreement.

Szymon Gogulski

Supreme Court judgment on copyright of deceased artist

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The Supreme Court recently issued a notable judgment concerning the work of a deceased artist and the alleged infringement of his moral copyright.

David Hanke

CFIUS 2.0: real estate as a platform for foreign espionage against the government?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is finalising its draft regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act 2018 (FIRRMA).

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