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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI rules that mere discussion of price increases does not constitute cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In November 2018 the Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismissed the allegations of cartelisation in the determination of flashlight prices against Eveready Industries India Limited, Panasonic Energy India Co Ltd, Indo National Ltd, Geep Industries (India) Pvt Ltd and the Association of Indian Dry Cell Manufacturers.

Mattias Grieg

Manager's letter of undertaking – moving towards more balanced standards?

Shipping & Transport - International
Wikborg Rein

Third-party ship managers are often required to issue letters of undertaking to financiers of a managed vessel on relatively unfavourable and financier-friendly terms.

Valery Narezhniy

Russia ratifies MLI

Corporate Tax - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Federal Law 79-FZ on the Ratification of the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty-Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting recently entered into force.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

New tax reforms in effect

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In the 2019/2020 Budget Communication the government announced various tax reforms which came into effect on 1 July 2019.

Urszula Wojtyra

National pharmacare update: publication of advisory council's final report

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The minister of health recently published the final report from the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare.

David Schwartz

Experimental use exception under recently amended Patent Act

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Canada recently introduced the Budget Implementation Act 2, which brought about several changes to the Patent Act affecting the scope of protection available under Canadian patents.

OnDemand

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey