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Matthew Kirtland

Disclosure in international arbitration: using US courts to obtain discovery for non-US proceedings

Arbitration & ADR - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright

Unbeknown to many, Section 1782 of Title 28 of the US Code permits parties to obtain discovery in the United States in aid of non-US legal proceedings, including – in some instances – international arbitrations.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation examines shareholders' agreements and put option clauses

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently examined the admissibility of a put option clause in a shareholders' agreement of a joint stock company by which one shareholder was committed to indemnify the other shareholders from any losses arising from payments to the company for stock capital contributions or other payments having a similar effect.

Urszula Wojtyra

Supreme Court denies Apotex leave to appeal decision regarding India facilities

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In 2018 the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed Apotex's appeal of a judicial review decision of the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD), finding that the Federal Court made no reviewable error in its conclusion that the TPD's decision was not improperly motivated.

Ana-Laura Morales

Supreme Court ends pharmaceutical companies' battle over TRIPS Agreement

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Supreme Court recently rejected the extraordinary appeals filed by Pfizer against a Barcelona Court of Appeal judgment, confirming the dismissal of a patent infringement action against sildenafil generics competitors in Spain.

Kay C Georgi

New 22 CFR 126.4 ITAR exemption for transfers by or for US government: six things you need to know

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

After years of waiting, the new 22 CFR 126.4 International Traffic in Arms Regulations licence exemption for transfers of defence articles and services by or for the US government has come into effect.

Francesco Pedroni

Supreme Court defines limits of immunity of foreign states from Italian jurisdiction in employment lawsuits

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The Supreme Court recently decided a labour litigation case filed by an Italian employee of the British Council.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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