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Cannabis legalisation in Canada: the legal implications in eight key practice areas

The anticipated legalisation of recreational cannabis in Canada by July 2018 is multi-faceted. Several areas of law will come into play, potentially impacting many types of businesses. This guide looks at the legal implications in sectors such as corporate finance, capital markets and employment.

Law Firm: Blake Cassels & Graydon | Published: 22 May 2017 | Practice Area: Taxation

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Pennsylvania Court confirms multiple trigger for environmental claims

Recently, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania gave policyholders another victory in the continuing battle with insurers over application of the “multiple trigger” doctrine.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 27 April 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

The rise of consumer virtual reality equipment: the legal and regulatory challenges

A new generation of virtual reality headsets promises to fundamentally change consumer experiences of virtual environments. This briefing raises some of the major legal and regulatory challenges that companies active in the virtual reality equipment field may face.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 24 October 2016 | Practice Area: Media

Defining your liability in advance: liquidated damages, limitation and exclusion clauses

Parties to commercial contracts commonly seek to set some parameters around what will happen in the event of a breach, but such clauses may not always have the effect the parties expect. This guide considers the main types of clause that may be used and the extent to which they will be effective.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 07 June 2016 | Practice Area: Contract Law

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3D printing of medical devices: a guide to the legal issues

3D printing technology has the potential to radically transform the way medical devices are used to treat patients, a potential that is already beginning to be felt. This white paper explores the legal ramifications and risks of the rapidly increasing use of 3D printing of medical devices.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 07 June 2016 | Practice Area: Systems

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Crowded skies: a guide to the legal issues around drones

This white paper explores the legal ramifications and risks of drones in a variety of disciplines, covering subjects including advertising and promotion, aviation regulations, copyright, employment, export controls, insurance, privacy, product claims and litigation.

Law Firm: Reed Smith | Published: 02 June 2016 | Practice Area: Copyright

Five questions about France’s new health-related class action law

A new law enacted on 26 January has enlarged the scope of class action litigation in France to include health-related claims. The provisions are expected to come into force before 1 July this year - this Latham & Watkins briefing tackles five key questions about the new law.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 03 March 2016 | Practice Area: Alternative Dispute Resolution

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3D printing: the key legal issues to consider

The possibilities presented by 3D printing have been hyped by manufacturers, engineers, designers, the press and the public alike since the early 2010s. This Nabarro article looks at some of the applications of 3D printing, their successes and shortfalls, and the associated legal considerations.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 03 February 2016 | Practice Area: Patents

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The Consumer Rights Act 2015: key changes to be aware of

The Consumer Rights Act 2015, the main provisions of which came into force on 1 October, has boosted the statutory rights of consumers in the UK. The Act clarifies and consolidates the existing law on consumer rights into a single piece of legislation – this briefing looks at what has changed.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 11 December 2015 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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A dangerous cocktail: £100,000 fine for bar serving cocktail containing liquid nitrogen

This case in this briefing illustrates the importance of ensuring that a risk assessment is in place and is reviewed upon the introduction of new products and processes. It also highlights the need to take into account advice from regulators.

Law Firm: Womble Bond Dickinson | Published: 28 September 2015 | Practice Area: Local Authorities

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