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Carla Santa María Orozco

Recovering damages for violations of industrial property rights

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

In order to recover damages following a violation of their rights, industrial property owners must first file an administrative infringement action before the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property in order to obtain a declaration of infringement and then undergo a civil court trial.

Hao Zhan

Can transactions 'by steps' circumvent merger control rules?

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

A violation of the notification or standstill obligation is commonly called 'gun jumping' and can have significant legal consequences.

Eleanor Wilson

PMPRB news

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board has released its CompassRx 2017/18 Annual Public Drug Plan Expenditure Report and related news release reporting various statistics regarding prescription drug expenditures by Canadian public drug plans.

James Campbell

Family matters: why the world's wealthiest are setting up family offices in Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Wealth is increasing exponentially among some of the world's richest families to the extent that, for many of these families, it makes commercial sense to set up their own bespoke family office to look after their key operations – and they are increasingly looking to Jersey as the place to do it.

César Navarro

Right to request working schedule adjustments

Employment & Benefits - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

There has been a wave of criticism that the mandatory recording of employees' working hours has hindered the flexibility measures which companies were beginning to introduce.

Kay C Georgi

BIS imposes further restrictions on Cuba and temporary sojourn licence exception

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced another major policy change towards Cuba by further restricting the Cuban government's access to items subject to BIS's Export Administration Regulations.

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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