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Cesare Galli

Patent Cooperation Treaty patents allowed

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

The so-called 'Growth Decree' includes a rule which allows an Italian patent application to be filed based on an international patent application filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

Magdalena Kotyrba

EU Medical Devices Regulation to apply from May 2020 – preparations underway

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) LLP

The existing EU legislation regulating medical devices will be replaced by the Medical Devices Regulation.

Pooja Ramchandani

Keeping up with the times: EPF goes digital

Employment & Benefits - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The employees' provident fund is a social security fund comprising contributions from employers and employees, which are paid to employees on their retirement.

Andreas Fjærvoll-Larsen

Readiness for global sulphur cap – BIMCO's new IMO 2020 clauses

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Most parties involved in the shipping industry will by now have a clear picture of the requirements under the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels.

Johanna Niegel

Private trusts, foundations and charities

Private Client & Offshore Services - Liechtenstein
Allgemeines Treuunternehmen (ATU)

This article addresses the rules and procedures governing the establishment and maintenance of private trusts, foundations and charities in Liechtenstein.

Anke C Sessler

2018 DIS Arbitration Rules – one year on

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In March 2018 the German Arbitration Institute's (DIS's) new arbitration rules came into force.

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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