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Bram Woltering

Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property amendments: what do they mean for Dutch trademark holders?

Intellectual Property - Netherlands

On June 1 2018 two protocols that amend the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property will take effect.

William I Maema

Constructive dismissal – novel remedy for harassed employees

Employment & Benefits - Kenya
Iseme, Kamau & Maema Advocates

Normally, when an employee resigns, he or she is not entitled to claim damages against the employer.

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

CADE and Central Bank sign memorandum for further cooperation

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

The Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) and the Central Bank recently entered into a memorandum of understanding.

Angela P Christodoulou

From Russia with love? District court rejects application to enforce Russian arbitral award

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants requested the registration and enforcement in Cyprus of a Russian arbitral award.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Court dismisses Section 8 damages appeal and grants cross-appeal

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently issued public reasons for its dismissal of Eli Lilly Canada Inc's appeal of a Federal Court decision that had awarded Teva Canada Limited more than C$70 million under Section 8 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Gavin Williams

PRA and FCA clarify impact of Brexit transition for insurance sector

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Recent announcements made by the Prudential Regulation Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority have clarified their approach to Brexit following the European Council's agreement to a transition period for the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union.



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