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Anna Turi

By cash or card? HCA releases findings of sector inquiry into bank card acceptance market

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

In 2017 the Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) initiated a sector inquiry into the bank card acceptance market.

Colin Leckey

European Union adopts work-life balance directive: will UK employers need to comply?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The EU Work-Life Balance Directive introduces new rights for carers and working parents.

Emeka Akabogu

Doing maritime business in Nigeria's $10 billion charter market

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

The general Nigerian economic landscape could be seen as challenging, but its robustness and potential make it worthwhile for parties that do their research.

Victoria Rogers

Clarity, clarity, clarity: more contract drafting lessons from High Court

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court recently adopted an interesting approach to the well-known principles of contractual interpretation in a dispute concerning the financing of a wind farm development.

Junichi Ikeda

Radio Act amended to promote innovation using foreign WiFi and Bluetooth devices

Product Regulation & Liability - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

The Diet recently amended the Radio Act to provide simple procedures for using radio equipment that has not been technically certified in Japan for experimental purposes.

Daniel Hnatchuk

Competition Bureau updates IP Enforcement Guidelines

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Competition Bureau recently released its updated IP Enforcement Guidelines.

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