International Law Office

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David Schwartz

Experimental use exception under recently amended Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada recently introduced the Budget Implementation Act 2, which brought about several changes to the Patent Act affecting the scope of protection available under Canadian patents.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Justification of court decisions – an overview

Litigation - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The justification of court decisions is regarded as a key element of the right to a fair trial.

Luke Tapp

New DIFC Employment Law – everything you need to know

Employment & Benefits - United Arab Emirates
Pinsent Masons

The new Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Employment Law has now been published and will come into force on 28 August 2019.

Mirosław Cejmer

Special rules of representation for limited liability companies

Company & Commercial - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Commercial Company Code allows representation by a supervisory board or proxy appointed by a resolution of a shareholders' meeting in contracts or disputes between companies and their management boards.

Susan I Gault-Brown

SEC clarifies investment adviser standard of conduct

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued an interpretive release designed to reaffirm, and in some cases clarify, the standard of conduct that investment advisers owe to their clients.

Brandon Heard

Supreme Court of Canada denies Apotex leave to appeal in two cases

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied Apotex leave to appeal in two recent cases.

OnDemand

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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