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José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Importance of contractual control in merger review

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

The Administrative Council for Economic Defence recently issued a decision on the definition of 'de facto control' under Brazilian competition law.

Jesper Windahl

Sign on the dotted line – importance of signing transport documents

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A recent Maritime and Commercial Court decision in which a carrier was found liable for a missing delivery underlines the importance of getting transport documents signed as a receipt for goods delivered.

Abigail Smith

Ontario Court of Appeal overturns ban on online sales of prescription eyewear to Ontario residents

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Ontario Court of Appeal has overturned the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's finding that online sales of prescription eyewear by Essilor Group Canada Inc to Ontario residents violated the Regulated Health Professions Act.

Raphaël Buruiana

Discrimination in the hiring process: what remedies are available to candidates?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

The Superior Court of Quebec has confirmed that the Public Service Commission of Canada has the power to order the hiring of a candidate who has been discriminated against.

David Maria Marino

Changes to Solvency II make it easier for insurers to invest in economy

Insurance - European Union
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

The European Commission recently adopted new rules to help insurers invest in equity and private debt and provide long-term capital financing.

John Gurley

Ruling offers protection to importers dealing with ambiguous scope of AD/CVD order

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently ruled that where the scope of an anti-dumping/countervailing duty order is ambiguous, US Customs and Border Protection has no independent authority to suspend liquidation without explicit instructions from the US Department of Commerce..

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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