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Get Shorty: Defamation and regulatory claims against short-sellers in Canada

Perhaps no class of commentator can create more anxiety to a public company than a well-known short-seller issuing a highly critical report, as this paper explains.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 July 2017 | Practice Area: Defamation

Exclusive remedy clauses: A cautionary tale

This article provides a brief overview of exemption and exclusive remedy clauses, and summarises the issues arising from the recent case of Scottish Power UK PLC v BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 26 July 2017 | Practice Area: Oil

NYDFS Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Accelerator: helping you prepare

The first-in-the-nation cybersecurity requirements recently issued by the New York Department of Financial Services are changing the face of the cybersecurity landscape. This article examines the new rules.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 25 July 2017 | Practice Area: Company Administration

Real Estate Gazette: focus on the impact of change on investment

In this issue of the Real Estate Gazette, DLA Piper looks at how political, demographic and digital change is impacting the real estate market in some obvious – and some less expected – ways.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 25 July 2017 | Practice Area: Real Estate

Beyond Brexit: Britain and the global economy

On 20 July 2017 the Secretary of State for International Trade, Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, reaffirmed the UK's commitment to free and open trade in a speech to the Graduate Institute in Geneva. This article examines the UK's options.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 24 July 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

New guidance for lawyers advising clients on human rights risks

On 17 July 2017, the International Bar Association Legal Policy and Research Unit released a Handbook for Lawyers on Business and Human Rights. This article examines its contents.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 July 2017 | Practice Area: Art. 8 Human Rights Act

CFPB announces final Arbitration Agreements Rule: what it prohibits, what it requires, and what's next

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has today published its final Arbitration Agreements Rule. This article examines the new legislation.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 20 July 2017 | Practice Area: Consumer

UK widens the scope of patent protection

On 12 July, the English Supreme Court introduced a major change to English patent law. This briefing examines the decisions in detail.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 July 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Amendments to Canada’s patent linkage provisions relating to generic and biosimilar market approval

On July 14, 2017, long-awaited amendments to Canada’s patent linkage provisions relating to generic and biosimilar market approval were published. Some of the key proposed changes are described in this article.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 18 July 2017 | Practice Area: Patents

Claims management companies face stronger regulation

Tighter regulation of Claims Management Companies is edging closer as the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill makes its way through parliament. This article examines the new legislation.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 17 July 2017 | Practice Area: Administrative and Public Law

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