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Abigail Smith

Few significant changes made in final PMPRB guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board recently published the final version of its guidelines which operationalise the amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations scheduled to come into force on 1 January 2021.

Fred Kuchlin

Can an appeal court order repayment after it has reversed the relevant order?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

An appellate court has an inherent power to restore money paid or property transferred under an order which it has reversed, and not all contractual provisions are susceptible to being waived by election.

Beatrijs Gielen

First Belgian ruling on abuse of economic dependence

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

In August 2020 a new act introducing a prohibition on the abuse of economic dependence entered into force in Belgium.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

Short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks

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

The European Union recently published a communication on the European Union's short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks, which aims to reinforce the European Union's preparedness and create a coordinated response capacity to counter further outbreaks of COVID-19.

Neasa Coen

Sustainability in the charitable sector – is social investment the answer?

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The issue of sustainability for the charitable sector takes many guises, including in the way in which charities invest funds, but also in the activities which charities undertake and, by implication, fund.

Valery Narezhniy

New tax system for controlled foreign corporations

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Federal Law 368 of 11 September 2020, which could significantly simplify the tax payment process for the owners of a large number of controlled foreign corporations (CFCs) and significantly reduce such taxes in some cases, was recently adopted in Russia.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan