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ABNR | Indonesia | 28 Jan 2019

Will BKPM takeover of OSS help to eliminate glitches?

The online single submission (OSS) system constitutes a significant overhaul of Indonesia's business and investment licensing regime. Although much later than scheduled, responsibility for the OSS has now officially transferred to the Investment Coordinating Board. The government made it clear from the outset that the OSS would take time to perfect. Although the OSS works reasonably well for......
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Global Law Office | Global | 24 Jan 2019

Emergency relief under new HKIAC rules

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) Administered Arbitration Rules 2018 have significantly amended the 2013 rules. In particular, the amendments have considerably reduced the time required to appoint an emergency arbitrator, which will also save parties money. By standardising its procedures and making them more efficient, the HKIAC has made itself an attractive......
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Hogan Lovells | Mexico | 18 Jan 2019

New cybersecurity rules for banks

The Ministry of Finance and Public Credit recently published a resolution in the Official Gazette modifying the general regulations that apply to banks. The resolution responds to the need to strengthen the regulatory framework applicable to banks, particularly with regard to cybersecurity and technological infrastructure. It also aims to guarantee the confidentiality, integrity and......
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Grau & Angulo | Spain | 14 Jan 2019

Barcelona Court of Appeal confirms revocation of ex parte preliminary injunction in NuvaRing case

The Barcelona Court of Appeal recently confirmed the revocation of the preliminary injunction granted ex parte at the request of Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) for the alleged infringement of its NuvaRing patent. The court confirmed that an assessment of disputed facts in this context does not require certainty, but rather probability. Therefore, MSD's appeal was deemed to be groundless as it......
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Vaish Associates Advocates | India | 20 Dec 2018

NCLAT upholds highest ever penalty imposed by CCI in cartel case

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) recently upheld the Competition Commission of India's decision to impose a Rs63 billion penalty on 11 cement companies for cartelisation. The NCLAT observed that the companies had used their trade association to discuss pricing and sensitive information relating to production, capacity and dispatch. Further, there had been a simultaneous......
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Walder Wyss Ltd | Switzerland | 14 Dec 2018

New strategy for providing free access to government data

The Federal Council recently adopted a new open government data strategy for providing the public with free access to government data. From 2020 onwards, all government data will gradually be made available for free and in a computer-friendly format. The strategy aims to strengthen transparency, accountability and innovation. With a centralised source of information and appropriate support......
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Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC | Mexico | 12 Dec 2018

Medical investigations: can regulation keep up with technology?

It is well known that the law often struggles to keep up with new products and activities. In many cases, the legal provisions which apply to regulated activities lose their applicability due to the speed with which technology enables parties to operate outside the scope of the law or the jurisdiction of the relevant authorities. This is particularly true for physical research involving......
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Becerril Coca & Becerril SC | Mexico | 3 Dec 2018

USMCA or NAFTA 2.0: what's really new for intellectual property?

The IP chapter of the recently negotiated US-Mexico-Canada Agreement is one of the most comprehensive of all of the treaties negotiated by the parties to date. However, despite all of the criticism and buzz surrounding the chapter, will Mexico actually have to make that many changes to its existing patent system? In practice, the negotiated text appears to be more of a compromise not to......
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Cozen O'Connor | USA | 14 Nov 2018

Disability-related passenger rights amended by Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorisation Act

The new Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorisation Act, signed into law by President Trump, will affect airlines' obligations to accommodate passengers with disabilities. The Department of Transportation must, among other things, develop an airline passengers with disabilities bill of rights to explain the protections afforded to passengers with disabilities during air travel and conduct......
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Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab | Sweden | 22 Oct 2018

Patent and Market Court rules on global retransmissions of TV broadcasts

On the ever-growing market for streaming services and online access to TV broadcasts, illegal services are common and sometimes difficult to shut down due to their technical complexity and the multi-jurisdictional scope of the infringing activities. The Patent and Market Court recently held three persons liable for global retransmissions of TV broadcasts, sentencing them to prison and......
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