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Maya Ito

New law aims to facilitate offshore renewable projects

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Although Japan has significant offshore renewable energy output potential, a number of issues – both systemic and technological – have hindered efforts to develop its offshore renewable market.

Urszula Wojtyra

Competition Bureau concludes investigation into alleged restrictions of off-label use of vaccines

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Competition Bureau has conducted a preliminary investigation into allegations that a vaccine manufacturer tried to contractually restrict a provincial public immunisation programme's off-label use of a vaccine product.

Peter M Marta

'Cyber hunt' legislation passes US Senate: any implications for business?

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

In a legislative environment charitably described as challenging, the fact that the Senate recently passed cybersecurity legislation by unanimous consent is noteworthy and highlights the bipartisan nature of this issue.

Suzan Kurdi

Contribution to legal costs: natural love and affection or calculated self-interest?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

When will an order for costs be made against a family member who was not a party to the underlying proceedings but who contributed significantly to funding the losing party's defence? According to a recent case, the answer is when the funder has a personal interest in the litigation..

Jason Yao

IP enforcement strategies against counterfeit market sellers

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

So-called 'notorious markets' are markets which are well known for selling counterfeit products, often to tourists and visitors looking for good deals on famous branded products.

Lloyd Harmetz

NASAA issues report on broker-dealer policies and procedures for leveraged or inverse ETFs

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The North American Securities Administrators Association recently issued a report that provided a warning as to the risks of leveraged or inverse exchange-traded funds.

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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