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Gün + Partners | Turkey, USA | 6 Aug 2018

Attorney-client privilege in context of internal investigations

In the absence of any clear guidance with regard to attorney-client privilege and white collar crime, the Competition Board's interpretation is a reference for future disputes and investigations. The board has held that companies subject to an investigation may refrain from disclosing their correspondence with their attorneys (and documents subject to this correspondence) provided that they......
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Smart & Biggar | Canada | 2 Jul 2018

Supreme Court denies Idenix leave to appeal in SOVALDI dispute

The Supreme Court recently dismissed Idenix's application for leave to appeal the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal affirming the trial decision relating to two competing patents over Gilead's SOVALDI (sofosbuvir). The Federal Court of Appeal upheld the validity of Gilead's patent and declared Idenix's patent invalid on the basis of insufficiency of disclosure and inutility.
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Streamsowers & Köhn | Nigeria | 18 Jun 2018

New oil producing states following discovery of deposits

The House of Representatives recently considered a motion to declare Kogi, Enugu and Anambra oil producing states following the discovery of oil and gas deposits in commercial quantities. It subsequently urged the federal government to hold bids for oil prospecting and mining of the discoveries and declare the states oil producing states.
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Smart & Biggar | Canada | 18 Jun 2018

Procedural decisions relating to Herceptin under amended PMNOC Regulations

Two recent decisions addressed procedure under the 2017 amendments to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. In the first case, Prothonotary Aylen ruled that the court lacked jurisdiction to consider a motion under Section 5(3.7) of the regulations to vary confidentiality rules imposed by a party that has served a notice of allegation under Section 5(3.5). In the second......
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Harneys | Cayman Islands | 10 May 2018

Court of Appeal rules on dissenters' discovery

It has long been argued that no sui generis category of litigants is exempt from the general rules of discovery, which aim to protect the integrity of the litigation process. The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal recently released its decision in the appeal of a directions order, in which the contested issue was whether dissenting shareholders in appraisal actions under Section 238 of the......
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Harneys | Cayman Islands | 26 Apr 2018

Dissenting shareholders: judicial management and e-discovery

In a partial ruling in Xiaodu Life Technology, the Cayman Islands Grand Court ruled on the scope of the company's discovery and the use of keyword searches; whether the number of information requests should be limited; and the number and conduct of management meetings, including whether they should be open or without prejudice.
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Lander & Rogers | Australia | 28 Mar 2018

New reporting requirements for bargaining representatives

Under new legislation, bargaining representatives – whether acting for employers, peak bodies or unions – must now disclose any personal financial benefits arising from enterprise agreements before they are voted on. The purpose of the disclosure documents is to help workers, employers and other stakeholders to track the revenue that an enterprise agreement will generate for unions and any......
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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu | Japan, USA | 26 Mar 2018

Are privilege protections coming to Japan?

The absence of attorney-client privilege protections in Japan means that regulatory investigations must be handled with particular care. Various industry parties have argued that the absence of such protections unfairly damages the interests of companies active in Japan. However, the government has refused to introduce such protections out of concern that they could limit the regulators'......
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RPC | United Kingdom | 6 Mar 2018

The approach to redaction – High Court guidance

The English High Court recently considered the correct approach to the redaction of documents in civil proceedings. The court held that the right to redact irrelevant material applies both to standard disclosure and the right to inspect documents referenced in statements of case. In the short term, this case confirms a party's ability to redact documents in order to protect commercially......
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Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP | USA | 14 Feb 2018

Court rejects plaintiff's efforts to expand discovery beyond fax

A Pennsylvania federal court recently refused to allow a plaintiff to rummage around in the defendant's records of all fax communications that it had sent within the past four years, noting that discovery cannot be used as a way of potentially putting together a separate and unrelated class action for other Telephone Consumer Protection Act violations. The court may have allowed the discovery......
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