International Law Office

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Urszula Wojtyra

List of generic submissions under review now available

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Health Canada recently advised that it would implement certain proposals for its prescription drug product transparency initiatives.

Jadon Wolmarans

Don't file your cannabis trademarks… yet

Intellectual Property - South Africa

The Constitutional Court's recent judgment decriminalising the private use of cannabis has garnered significant attention in South Africa.

Alexander Isola

Avoidance of overdraft payments due to preferential treatment

Insolvency & Restructuring - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The Insolvency Act provides insolvency administrators with an abundance of tools to challenge any actions committed by a debtor during a crucial period prior to the opening of insolvency proceedings.

Samuel Yang

NHC issues guidelines on Big Data security for healthcare industry

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

The National Health Commission recently released the Circular regarding Issuing National Health Medical Big Data Standards, Safety and Service Management Measures (For Trial Implementation).

Jennie Cherry

US reporting checklist for foreign trusts

Private Client & Offshore Services - USA
Kozusko Harris Duncan

Trusts classified as foreign for US tax purposes, whether established under the law of a US state or of an offshore jurisdiction, must review whether they have any US tax or information reporting filings to make in 2019 with regard to income earned and distributions made in 2018.

Constantinos Christofi

New tax exemptions and allowances for film and audiovisual production industry

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Income Tax Law was recently amended to provide an exemption of up to 50% for income derived from the production of films, series and other relevant audiovisual media.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey