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Katie Lee

Federal Court issues two interlocutory decisions in Section 8 pregabalin case

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court recently issued two decisions relating to Pharmascience's claim for Section 8 damages under the pre-amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations for its pregabalin product (Pfizer's Lyrica).

Riza Gümbüşoğlu

Constitutionality of 5% interest rate payment rule under Press Labour Law

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Constitutional Court recently found that the requirement for employers to pay interest at a rate of 5% for each day that a journalist's overtime payments remain outstanding conflicts with the Constitution.

Nicolaj Kleist

Uncertainties regarding eighth tender for oil and gas exploration in Danish North Sea

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities recently invited companies to take part in the eighth Danish licensing round for oil and gas exploration and production in the Danish North Sea.

Dieter Schwampe

Proximate cause of grounding in bad weather after engine problems and insurers' right to information

Insurance - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Bremen Court of Appeal recently held that the proximate cause of a vessel's grounding after its main engine had cut out was the bad weather, rather than the engine problem.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT/blockchain regulatory framework ready for parliamentary deliberations

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

The Federal Council recently adopted a dispatch on the further improvement of the framework conditions for distributed ledger technology (DLT) and blockchain.

Michael Lips

Environmental responsibility of Swiss-based companies and related popular initiative

Environment & Climate Change - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law

In 2016 the so-called 'Responsible Business Initiative' was submitted to the Swiss Federal Chancellery.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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