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Gan Khong Aik

Derivative proceedings: leave of court is substantive legal requirement

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that Sections 347(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016, which require leave of court to be obtained before any action may be initiated on behalf of a company and any such action to be brought in the name of the company, are substantive law and not merely procedural.

Shuhua Zhang

Stopping patent infringement in four months through administrative action

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

LPG Systems recently received an administrative decision from the Beijing Intellectual Property Office ordering an infringer to stop its design patent infringement.

Viktoria Hybbinette

New rules on posting of workers in Sweden

Employment & Immigration - Sweden
Wistrand

Due to recent changes to the Posting of Workers Act, foreign employers may need to follow Swedish employment conditions for posted employees to a greater extent than before.

Stephan Schmalzl

Oops, I did it again: Austrian banks' terms and conditions and PSD II

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) recently responded to the Supreme Court's request for a preliminary ruling and issued a decision with respect to a dispute concerning the standard terms and conditions of Deniz Bank.

James Beck

No Pennsylvania duty to send 'Dear Healthcare Provider' letters

Product Regulation & Liability - USA
Reed Smith LLP

In a significant, albeit unpublished, decision, an intermediate appellate court in Pennsylvania has ruled that there is no recognised Pennsylvania common law 'duty' for prescription medical product manufacturers to send 'Dear Healthcare Provider' letters about label changes..

Katsuki Matsuura

Scheduling M&A transactions: practical considerations regarding FDI

Corporate Finance/M&A - Japan
City-Yuwa Partners

When a non-Japanese company or investor proceeds with an M&A transaction in Japan, one of the key regulations to observe is the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act (FEFTA), which regulates foreign direct investment (FDI).

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