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Patents: In-House Q&A


Tomos Shillingford has been Actavis' director of IP litigation since March 2012, using his considerable experience in international patent litigation to coordinate disputes across a range of jurisdictions.  Who’s Who Legal spoke with Shillingford about his role within Actavis, the company’s impressive growth in recent years, current developments in the pharmaceutical sector as well as the company’s interaction with the legal industry.

Patents 2015: Roundtable


Who’s Who Legal has brought together Isabelle Romet, Colm Ahern and Liad Whatstein to provide insight into recent changes in patent law and the unique features of patent disputes in their jurisdictions. They also provide a framework for staying ahead in today’s increasingly competitive and globalised market.

Construction: Discussion 2015

Colin Ong (Dr Colin Ong Legal Services, Brunei) and Don Gavin (Akerman, US)

Who’s Who Legal brings together two leading figures, Colin Ong (Dr Colin Ong Legal Services, Brunei) and Don Gavin (Akerman, US), to discuss emerging domestic trends, the construction sector’s possible resurgence as a result of improving economic conditions and other key issues affecting the legal market.

In or Out: Moving Insurance Business Cross-Border

Tim Goggin

Discussing the appeal of cross-border transfers, Tim Goggin of Hogan Lovells looks at Part VII transfers of insurance businesses to and from the UK, both inside and outside the EEA.

The New Independent Insurance Authority and the Regulation of Insurance Intermediaries in Hong Kong: Some Legal Issues


As Hong Kong plans to establish a new independent body as the regulator for the jurisdiction's insurance industry, Martin Lister of Simmons & Simmons looks at the ramifications this will have on the market.

Youthful, Dynamic and Entrepreneurial: The Effects of Immigration


Bernard Wolfsdorf, Matthew Beatus and Robert Blanco of Wolfsdorf Rosenthal take a macroeconomic look at the beneficial role immigration plays in the global markets, while focusing on the key role immigration lawyers have in challenging irrational and restrictive immigration policy. 

Australia’s Migration Programme: A Guide to an Ever-Changing Landscape


Maria Jockel of Holding Redlich outlines key issues and initiatives in relation to Australia's immigration laws for those who are attempting to come to terms with the country's complex and ever-changing legislation.

Corporate Immigration in the Netherlands 2015


Ted Badoux of Everaert Advocaten provides a short overview of 2015 labour migration policy, including registered sponsorship, new salary thresholds for highly skilled migrants, the 30 per cent Dutch income tax benefit for incoming employees, a new work permit waiver for intra-corporate trainees and a brand new policy for start-up companies.

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