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Gaute K Gjelsten

Supreme Court clarifies distribution of interest component in global limitation fund

Shipping & Transport - Norway
Wikborg Rein

In a recent judgment in the Full City limitation fund proceedings, the Supreme Court clarified how a global limitation fund established pursuant to the Norwegian Maritime Code should be distributed.

Ruth Zadikany

California appellate court rules that Dynamex test applies only to wage order claims

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

A California appellate court has ruled that the California Supreme Court's recent decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v Superior Court, which established a new test for determining whether to classify workers as independent contractors, is limited to claims under the Industrial Welfare Commission's wage orders.

Libin Zhang

Draft Atomic Energy Law published for public comment

Energy & Natural Resources - China
Broad & Bright

The Ministry of Justice recently published for public comment the draft Atomic Energy Law, which the legislature had been drafting for nearly 30 years.

Kerry Chan

EUR wrong: when sterling means euros

Banking - United Kingdom
Allen & Overy LLP

The High Court recently used interpretation rather than rectification to fix an unhappily drafted loan agreement for "Seven Million Five Hundred Pounds [sic] (£7,500,000) to be drawn down in Euros".

Willemijn van der Wel

Small boost in battle against high prices for medicinal products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Netherlands
AKD NV

The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate recently published its report on its investigation into the quality and permissibility of the Amsterdam University Medical Centre's (Amsterdam UMC's) pharmaceutical compounding of its cerebrotendineous xanthomatosis drug, which contains the active substance chenodeoxycholic acid (CDCA).

Christopher Loh

Federal Circuit holds that patent term extension not invalid for obviousness-type double patenting

Intellectual Property - USA
Venable LLP

A Federal Circuit panel recently held that a patent term extension (PTE) granted pursuant to 35 USC Section 156 was not invalid for obviousness-type double patenting.

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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