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Núria Ribera

Barcelona patent court dismisses preliminary injunction request based on patent in amended form

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

Barcelona Commercial Court No 1 recently refused to grant a preliminary injunction requested by Sanofi against Mylan in relation to an insulin glargine biosimilar product.

Ludivine Gegaden

Dismissal unfair where decision maker was not given accurate information

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that an employee's dismissal for gross misconduct was unfair because the investigating officer failed to share significant new information with the manager who conducted the disciplinary hearing and decided to dismiss the employee.

Barbara Wilbrink

Burden of proof remains with shipowner in proving terminal operator liability

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The loading and unloading of cargo from ships is a key element in the transport chain.

Donna M Parisi

COVID-19: derivatives implications

Derivatives - International
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has implications for derivatives contracts.

Riccardo Fruscalzo

AIFA guidance on management of clinical trials during COVID-19 emergency

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Italy
Hogan Lovells

Due to the COVID-19 emergency and the consequent lockdown that is affecting most non-essential services in Italy, including some healthcare services, the Italian Medicines Agency recently issued guidance for sponsors, non-profit organisations and contract research organisations involved in clinical trials.

Magdalena Mentel-Rogowska

Supreme Court clarifies contractual penalties for energy consumers

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Supreme Court recently held that imposing a contractual penalty on energy consumers due to the early termination of a contract for energy supply is prohibited.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom