International Law Office

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Abigail Smith

Countdown begins: getting ready for new patented medicines pricing regime

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The long-awaited amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations were recently published in Part II of the Canada Gazette.

Harriet Evans

Subjective expectation versus objective intention: when will terms be implied into contracts?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently implied a term into a contract for the sale of government global depositary notes by Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in order to make the contract workable.

Donna M Parisi

SEC proposes modifications to cross-border application of security-based swaps regime

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to take steps towards the implementation of its security-based swap (SBS) dealer registration framework.

Sarah Mcnally

W&I insurance: courts confirm approach for assessing damages for breach of warranty

Insurance - United Kingdom
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

​Warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance is widely used across the breadth of global M&A activity to provide protection to buyers for breaches of warranty.

Mathoto Masetla-Mafa

Who should you institute infringement proceedings against?

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

What should a company do when its distributor terminates their supply and distribution contract stating that it is more economical for it to acquire the products from another company? If the first company has a registered patent for the products that the other company is manufacturing, it can institute infringement proceedings.

Simon J Little

Private M&A on trial: interpreting private M&A sale and purchase provisions

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Two recent High Court of Justice decisions provide guidance on the interpretation of provisions customarily included in sale and purchase agreements for the acquisition of private companies or businesses.

OnDemand

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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