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Beatriz Bejarano

Battle of the bottles: EU Trademark Court of Appeal finds infringement of well-known Malibu bottle

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In December 2018 the EU Trademark Court of Appeal declared that the Ibiza Beach drink marketed by Productos Ibicencos, SL and Aromáticas de Ibiza, SL – whose bottle was highly similar to the well-known Malibu bottle – infringed The Absolut Company AB's (TAC's) 3D and graphic trademarks which protect the shape of such bottle.

Fabiana Fagundes

Technology's role in commercial contracts

Company & Commercial - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

Simple legal transactions and contracts can often be completed at the click of a button.

Marco G Remiorz

Impact of truck cartel on transport sector

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Daimler, MAN, Volvo/Renault, DAF, Iveco and Scania are facing billion-dollar damages claims from carriers for illegal price fixing.

Hao Zhan

Chip industry merger filings: what you need to know

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The refusal of the Chinese antitrust authority to green light the Qualcomm/NXP merger garnered significant attention and shone a spotlight on China's merger review practice, particularly with regard to the chip industry.

Louis Botha

Domestic treasury management companies – alignment of tax and exchange control provisions

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

When the domestic treasury management company (DTMC) regime came into effect in 2013, a 'DTMC' was defined in the Income Tax Act as a company that is incorporated or deemed to be incorporated in South Africa.

Teresa Polino

US Customs and Border Protection proposes social compliance programme to combat forced labour

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

As part of its response to the changes regarding forced labour enforcement brought about by the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act 2015, US Customs and Border Protection is proposing to compel members of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism to maintain a social compliance programme to help to combat forced labour in supply chains..

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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