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Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court takes strict stance on conflict of interest

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered whether the fact that an arbitrator and a party counsel in one arbitration acted as co-counsel in another unrelated arbitration cast doubt on the arbitrator's independence and impartiality and thus disqualified him from acting as arbitrator in the arbitration under review.

Nancy Pei

Life sciences intellectual property: 2019 highlights

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

There have been a number of key developments in Canadian life sciences IP and regulatory law over the past 12 months, including significant amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations, a number of biosimilars developments relating to approvals, pending submissions and naming and the second anniversaries of the certificate of supplementary protection regime and the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations..

Moran Friedman

Weekly rest requirements for employees in Israel

Employment & Benefits - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Pursuant to Israeli employment law, an employer cannot employ workers on their weekly rest days unless it obtains a special permit from the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Samuel Yang

Publication of cybersecurity threat information subject to government approval

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Cyberspace Administration of China recently published the Administration Measures for Releasing Cybersecurity Threat Information (Draft for Comments) to solicit public opinions.

Laura Pierallini

ENAC approves new drone regulation

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) recently approved a new drone regulation which will ease the transition to the EU Basic Regulation.

Anat Shavit

Tax implications of sale of functions, assets and risks to affiliates

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

In a recent decision, a district court in Israel ruled in favour of Broadcom Semiconductor Ltd and rejected the Israeli Tax Authority's claim that Broadcom Semiconductor was required to pay additional taxes of NIS100 million due to the deemed sale of its main functions and assets to affiliated companies.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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