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Alexandra Gerungan

BANI legal status up in the air

Arbitration & ADR - Indonesia
Makarim & Taira S

The Indonesia National Board of Arbitration (BANI) was established in 1977.

Andrew Mandlsohn

Apotex seeks leave from Supreme Court of Canada in cefaclor damages action

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently allowed in part Apotex's appeal of a decision awarding Eli Lilly more than C$100 million for Apotex's infringement of eight process patents relating to the antibiotic cefaclor.

Hao Zhan

Chip industry merger filings: what you need to know

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The refusal of the Chinese antitrust authority to green light the Qualcomm/NXP merger garnered significant attention and shone a spotlight on China's merger review practice, particularly with regard to the chip industry.

April McClements

Delay in professional negligence claims

Litigation - Ireland
Matheson

The High Court recently dealt with a professional negligence claim following a retainer by a couple of a chartered engineering firm regarding the construction of their home in 2005.

Laurent Guardelli

Troubled times for digital platforms

Employment & Benefits - France
Coblence & Associés

While French employment law has a reputation for being strict, judges have only recently been faced with the challenge of determining whether individuals who work for digital platforms are employees of said platforms or self-employed.

Alice Tseng

Costco Pharmacies receives C$7.25 million penalty for accepting drug rebates

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care recently announced that CWC Pharmacies (Ontario) Ltd (Costco Pharmacies), a subsidiary of Costco, has been ordered to pay an administrative monetary penalty of C$7.25 million for accepting payments from certain generic manufacturers which had violated the prohibition on drug rebates..

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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