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Samuel B Boxerman

EPA proposes 'secret science' rulemaking

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a rule which would prohibit the use of scientific studies to support new regulations unless the studies' underlying data is publicly available for independent validation.

Christine Reilly

Proposed legislation, testimony and proposed rulemaking on robocalls

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

Robocalls are a hot topic in Washington DC, with new proposed legislation, testimony from the Federal Trade Commission regarding its efforts to combat the problem and a second further notice of proposed rulemaking from the Federal Communications Commission having all been released in the past few months.

Brandon Heard

Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses summary judgment appeal in Section 8 case

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently dismissed Abbott and Takeda's appeal of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's decision to dismiss their motion for summary judgment in an action brought by Apotex under Section 8 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Teresa Polino

USTR publishes final Section 301 duty list with eye towards adding more

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently released two product lists relating to Section 301 duties.

Hui Huang

Relationship between new Anti-unfair Competition Law and Paris Convention: misleading consumers

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung

The legislature had been planning the recent amendments to the Anti-unfair Competition Law since China's accession to the World Trade Organisation.

Takashi Tsukioka

Are lead managers liable for material misstatements in IPO disclosure documents?

White Collar Crime - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A recent Tokyo District Court decision was reported to be the first to hold an underwriter liable to investors that purchased shares in a company based on material misstatements in the financial information contained in the statutory disclosure document for a public offering in Japan.



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