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Vasudha Luniya

Reclassification of micro, small and medium enterprises provides stimulus to enterprises in light of COVID-19

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises recently notified certain criteria for classifying enterprises as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and specified the form and procedure for filing the applicable memorandum.

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FDA issues draft guidance on clinical research of cannabis and cannabis-related products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The US Food and Drug Administration recently issued its draft guidance on clinical research for the development of drugs that contain cannabis or cannabis-derived compounds of botanical origin (as opposed to synthetic).

Eleanor Murray

What next for possession proceedings? New PD55C imposes additional requirements on landlords

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

Civil Procedure Rule (CPR) 55.29 came into force on 25 June 2020 and extended the stay on possession proceedings and enforcement proceedings by way of a writ or a warrant for possession until 23 August 2020.

Justin Savage

Investment funds update: Q2 2020

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Over the past quarter, the Cayman Islands enacted a number of changes to laws and regulations which affect, or will affect, Cayman funds, including with respect to the Private Funds Law, the administrative fines regime, disclosure requirements and the automatic exchange of information portal.

Ian Mirandah

DGIP-JPO: PPH request window clearly defined for faster patent examination and grant

Intellectual Property - Indonesia
Mirandah Asia

The renewal of the memorandum of understanding between the Indonesian Directorate General of Intellectual Property and the Japan Patent Office, comprising part of a joint statement of intent, has brought about an alteration to the possible timing of the filing of a request in connection with the patent prosecution highway programme between the two IP offices (concurrently renewed), which could make the examination and grant of Indonesian patents more efficient for applicants..

Øyvind Axe

Shipyards' right of retention for non-payment

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

Under the Maritime Code, a shipyard which constructs or repairs a ship may retain physical possession of that ship until it has been paid by the relevant shipowner.

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