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Doing business in Canada a checklist

Canada - May 5 2017 While Canada's legal system will be familiar to many foreign investors and companies, the Canadian legal system and laws have a number of unique

How much do data centres and cloud providers need to know about the data? - part one

European Union, United Kingdom - May 16 2017 The volume, profile and relevance of regulation around data has increased significantly in the last few years. We've seen record fines handed out for

Parent Company Guarantees

United Kingdom - May 16 2017 Parent Company Guarantees - why a seemingly 'simple' document can be so lengthy and why attention to detail is crucial to avoid any problems further

Brexit and commercial contracts

European Union, United Kingdom - May 16 2017 How to approach contracting during the uncertain transitional period that the Brexit negotiations will cause and what does it mean for IP?

The fight against counterfeit pharmaceutical products intensifies

Global - May 15 2017 According to the World Health Organization (WHO) definition, a counterfeit medicine is "a medicine, which is deliberately and fraudulently mislabelled

ESTMA reporting deadlines: Ensuring your company complies

Canada - May 18 2017 The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (“ESTMA” or the "Act") created stringent reporting standards for Canadian oil, gas and mining

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin - May 18, 2017

Canada - May 18 2017 In 2012, the Minister of Finance introduced two Omnibus Bills that amended Canada’s environmental protection and regulatory legislative scheme. Canada

Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Russia

Russia - May 18 2017 The current economic crisis and the attendant drop in consumer income have motivated Russians to seek cheaper alternatives for consumer goods. By

The basics of patent law: the Unified Patent Court and the Unitary Patent

European Union, United Kingdom - May 17 2017 Gowling WLG's intellectual property experts explain the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent, as part of their series of articles titled 'The

GDPR - The road to implementation

European Union, United Kingdom - May 16 2017 The requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what you need to do to prepare ahead of the long awaited enforcement in May