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Katie Lee

Teva seeks leave in levofloxacin damages assessment

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Teva's appeal regarding the quantification of damages for its infringement of Janssen's patent for levofloxacin (Levaquin).

Josée Weydert

What you need to know about Luxembourg's MiFID II legislation

Capital Markets - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh

The new Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID) Act, which transposes the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and implements the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation, was recently voted into law.

Stefan Sax

ECJ opines on insolvency-related ancillary claims against members of creditors' committees

Insolvency & Restructuring - European Union
Clifford Chance LLP

The European Court of Justice recently extended the international jurisdiction of the court where the insolvency was opened through so-called 'annex competence' and insolvency-related 'ancillary claims and proceedings'.

Huayan Liao

New measures enhance development of distributed wind power projects

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The National Energy Administration recently issued the Interim Administrative Measures for the Development and Construction of Distributed Wind Power Projects, which aim to simplify the existing approval and development process for wind power projects.

Andrew Roberson

IRS implementation of tax reform continues to move forward

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The latest announcement by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) focuses on the $10,000 cap on the amount of state and local taxes that can be deducted for federal income tax purposes.

Kevin Bowers

First Conduct Rule breaches: not just anti-competitive, but illegal

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams Bowers

The Competition Commission recently issued an advisory bulletin on the potential risks that could arise under the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619) in the employment context.

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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