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Min Lee Tan

Apex court rules that maintenance charges owed by parcel proprietors constitute unsecured debts

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

As Section 77 of the Strata Management Act provides that the amount due to a management corporation (MC) is a 'guaranteed sum', issues arise as to whether an MC is a secured creditor in the event that a parcel proprietor is insolvent and wound up.

Khelin N Aiken

FDA issues draft guidance on clinical research of cannabis and cannabis-related products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Baker McKenzie

The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued its draft guidance on clinical research for the development of drugs that contain cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds of botanical origin (as opposed to synthetic).

Emily Haithwaite

Migration of foreign limited partnerships into Jersey

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

New regulations permit foreign limited partnerships to migrate (ie, continue) into Jersey using the statutory migration process set out in the Limited Partnerships (Continuance) (Jersey) Regulations.

Jürg Schneider

ECJ declares EU-US Privacy Shield Framework invalid – impact on Switzerland

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently declared that the European Commission's decision that the United States ensured an adequate level of protection of personal data transferred under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework was invalid.

Linda J Zirkelbach

DMCA 512 Report: key findings by US Copyright Office

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

The US Copyright Office recently issued the long-awaited and first comprehensive government study on the 20-year-old Section 512 of the Copyright Act.

Fabienne Limacher

How are Swiss-based international groups affected by EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation?

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation need not be incorporated into Swiss law, but its impact on groups based in Switzerland may be significant.

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