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Lynn Ing

Apotex not entitled to reopen trial on esomeprazole (Nexium) patent validity

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The validity of AstraZeneca's NEXIUM patent has finally been decided by the Supreme Court of Canada, with any doubt about the court's intent resolved by its dismissal of Apotex's motion to raise new grounds of patent invalidity.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Procedural changes in labour cases

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Labour Courts Act has introduced a number of changes and amended the appeal procedure for labour disputes.

Binsy Susan Baby

Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill 2017: step towards new jurisprudence

Litigation - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

In order to keep pace with rapid economic growth, the Specific Relief (Amendment) Bill 2017 proposes to introduce provisions to facilitate the enforcement of contracts.

Paul Catalano

New standard in Texas as to when an owner can assert a statutory employer defence?

Construction - USA
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

The 13th Court of Appeals in Edinburg, Texas recently issued an opinion that could eliminate the statutory employer protection for general contractors in certain circumstances if allowed to stand.

Valerie Allan

Updated field development guidance published by OGA

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Oil and Gas Authority recently released updated guidance on planning and gaining consent to UK Continental Shelf field developments.

Johannes Stalzer

The time has come: Federal Procurement Act 2018 just around the corner

Projects & Procurement - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

More than four years after the entry into force of the new EU Public Procurement Directive, more than two years after the deadline for transposition and more than one year after publication of the first transposition draft, the time has come.



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