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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.

Parham Kouchikali

Duty of care can exist between parent company and third parties affected by subsidiaries' actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A recent Supreme Court decision concerned a mass tort claim and the potential liability of an English parent company for the actions of its foreign subsidiaries.

Julian Riekert

#MeToo inspires employees to act: Fair Work Commission upholds dismissal of Coles manager

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

The Fair Work Commission recently considered whether a Coles employee, whose conduct had been found to breach the chain's code of conduct and equal opportunity policy, had been unfairly dismissed.

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.

Nick Rogers

Cayman Islands economic substance requirements

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

New legislation recently came into force in the Cayman Islands requiring in-scope entities that carry on particular activities to have demonstrable economic substance in Cayman.

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.

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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