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Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court clears air on determination of relevant market in Section 3 cases

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Supreme Court recently clarified that the determination of the relevant market is not a mandatory pre-condition for assessing an alleged violation of Section 3 of the Competition Act.

Jeffrey Kleywegt

Legislature introduces possibility to claim mass damages in collective action proceedings

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Senate recently adopted the Bill on Redress of Mass Damages in Collective Actions (RMDCA).

Pedro Cortés

Macau banking and financial services overview: legal update

Private Client & Offshore Services - Macau
Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

In 2018 and 2019 the legislature approved numerous laws to reinforce Macau's economic stability and international fiscal cooperation.

Siofra Maguire

Clarity for insurers seeking to join proceedings

Insurance - Ireland
Matheson

The April 2018 decision of Bin Sun v Jason Price provides a useful summary of the circumstances in which a party can be joined as a co-defendant against the wishes of a plaintiff.

Abigail Smith

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal of judgment awarding Apotex damages

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In December 2017 Apotex was awarded more than C$11 million in damages and pre-judgment interest for losses resulting from delays in the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of its amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and levodopa-carbidopa products, which had been caused by contractual breaches and negligence on the part of MDS Pharma Services (MDS).

Kevin Dam

Royalties, currency conversion and taxes: what rights holders need to know

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

South Africa has significant exchange control regulations in place that restrict and require approval for payments in international IP licensing relationships.

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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