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Bernardine Adkins

Acquisitions of minority shareholdings under UK merger control regime

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The Competition and Markets Authority can open an investigation and impose initial enforcement orders where it has reasonable grounds to suspect that two or more enterprises have ceased to be distinct.

Robert Lane

CCUS policy – is the United Kingdom ready to capture the opportunity?

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently published its proposals for business models for carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).

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.

Joanne Edwards

Nuptial agreements and wealth protection

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Divorce can pose a significant risk to a family's or an individual's wealth.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Two tests – problems in application

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.

Kay C Georgi

Second shoe drops on US chem-bio sanctions on Russia: did anyone hear it?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US State Department recently announced the issuance of another round of sanctions on the Russian government in relation to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act 1991, which will come into effect on 19 August 2019.

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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