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Camilla Paoletti

Just desserts: CADE fines company for exclusivity practices in ice cream market

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Mussnich Aragao

The Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) tribunal recently fined Unilever R29.4 million for abusing its dominant position in the impulse ice cream (ie, ice cream for immediate consumption) market.

Christoph Jirak

Electric vehicles exempt from emissions-reducing speed limits

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Constitutional Court recently dealt with a complaint by an electric vehicle owner who had exceeded an Air Immission Protection Act speed limit.

Amy Nevins

Court of Appeal upholds EAT decision on Asda equal pay claims

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal recently upheld an Employment Appeal Tribunal decision that Asda's lower-paid, predominately female retail staff can compare themselves to higher-paid, mainly male, distribution depot staff.

Andreas Erotocritou

Examinership and limits to its application

Insolvency & Restructuring - Cyprus
AG Erotocritou LLC

The examinership framework – which was introduced to the Companies Law in 2015 – offers an effective mechanism for restructuring financially distressed companies.

Urszula Wojtyra

Health Canada announces decision on naming of biologic drugs

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Following its stakeholder consultations and analysis of issues relating to the name of biologic drugs, including biosimilars, Health Canada recently announced its Policy Statement on the Naming of Biologic Drugs.

Andy McGregor

Circumstances in which acting in breach of EU sanctions will kill claims

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A recent High Court case is an interesting example of the extent to which entities complicit in the breach of EU sanctions are still able to bring legal proceedings relating to matters arising out of those breaches.

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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