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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.

Audrey Whyte

New paid parental leave scheme

Employment & Benefits - Ireland
Lewis Silkin

The government recently published the General Scheme for the Parental Leave and Benefit Bill.

Daphne Ionides

Interlocutory injunctions as a post-judgment tool

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

An interim or interlocutory injunction is a court order effectively ordering a party to carry out or refrain from carrying out an action for a certain period.

Fabian Huber

Granting of gifts by pharmacies

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Germany
Simmons & Simmons LLP

Two recent Federal Civil Court decisions strengthen the strict understanding of Section 7(1.1) of the Act on the Advertising of Medicinal Products, under which the granting of gifts constitutes a violation of German pricing regulations.

Emeka Akabogu

What do caveats have to do with ships?

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

A caveat registered in the courts serves to prevent a ship's arrest by committing to pay a bond for any sum claimed against the ship which is equal to or less than the amount stated in the caveat.

Wu Xiaoping

Assessing non-obviousness in improvement drug invention patents

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

Drug invention patents protect multiple types of invention, including compounds, crystal forms, dosage forms, preparation methods and uses.

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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