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Bernardine Adkins

Use of IEOs in completed transactions

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

Where the Competition Market Authority (CMA) opens an investigation into a completed transaction, it will generally impose an initial enforcement order (IEO).

Damian Evans

Jersey Royal Court rules on its powers to restrict parties that withdraw trust proceedings to start afresh

Litigation - Jersey
Ogier

The Jersey Royal Court recently ruled on the extent of its powers to restrict a party that withdraws proceedings to start afresh in a judgment that considered, for the first time, the implications of a 2014 English Court of Appeal decision on the public interest in there being finality in litigation.

Katie Lee

Federal Court of Appeal dismisses first PMNOC interlocutory appeal granted leave

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Most interlocutory decisions under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations are made by prothonotaries of the Federal Court.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Two tests – Supreme Court case law on determining trademark infringement

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The Supreme Court has repeatedly stated that there are no set rules to determine whether one trademark is confusingly similar to, or a colourable imitation of, another and that each case must be decided on its own merits.

Hannah Mantle

Court of Appeal allows out of time inheritance act claim

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The Court of Appeal recently overturned a first-instance decision and confirmed that the plaintiff can make a claim out of time for reasonable provision from her husband's estate.

Aaron Goonrey

Get your hands off my… data! Employer's request for biometric data deemed unlawful

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission recently found that the direction given to an employee regarding the solicitation and collection of his biometric data was unlawful because it was inconsistent with the Privacy Act.

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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