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Charles Allen

Ad hoc admission of English QC with local barrister

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In an important and interesting judgment, the High Court declined to admit an overseas barrister unless he appeared with a local barrister.

Samuel Yang

Draft rules on collection of personal data by apps revised

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The App Governance Panel recently published a new draft of the Information Security Technology – Basic Specification for Collecting Personal Information in Mobile Internet Applications.

Emily Haithwaite

Family offices and Jersey's economic substance rules

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Taxation (Companies – Economic Substance) (Jersey) Law 2019 came into effect in January 2019 and applies to certain Jersey tax-resident companies which conduct one or more relevant activities.

Katie Lee

Federal Court issues two interlocutory decisions in Section 8 pregabalin case

Healthcare & Life Sciences - 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).

Guy Castegnaro

Draft law amends right to leave for family reasons and clarifies reclassification provisions

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

A bill amending articles of the Labour Code relating to family leave and professional reclassification was recently tabled in the Chamber of Deputies.

Cesare Galli

New relationship between collective, certification and individual multi-use marks

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

Following the implementation of the EU Trademark Directive in February 2019, there has been much debate in Italy over how to manage and choose between collective marks, individual multi-use marks and certification marks.

OnDemand

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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