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Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition aspects of merger control: 2018 M&A status report

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published its annual M&A status report, which outlines statistics concerning merger control decisions with regard to the number of transactions, the parties' country of origin, economic activities and transaction values.

Nicos Panayiotou

Supreme Court declares legislation extending paternity leave and benefits to unmarried fathers unconstitutional

Employment & Benefits - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In late 2018 the House of Representatives introduced amendments which granted paternity leave and benefits to unmarried working fathers.

Brandon Heard

Orders of prohibition relating to polymorphic form patent for Pristiq upheld on appeal

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

In a pair of decisions, the Federal Court granted orders prohibiting Apotex and Teva from marketing their generic o-desmethyl-venlafaxine succinate products.

Matthieu de Varax

Leisure drones: new rules for telepilots

Aviation - France
Odi-se Avocats

French drone legislation was recently updated to require telepilots who fly drones for leisure purposes to undergo specific training.

Kaan Demir

Squeeze-out mergers in Turkey – an overview

Corporate Finance/M&A - Turkey
Kayum & Demir

Squeeze-outs in Turkey are regulated under the Commercial Code where they concern private companies and the Capital Markets Law where they concern publicly held companies.

Jack Su

SPC categorically denies extension of trademark registration

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung IP Group

In a recently published case, the Supreme People's Court reaffirmed that the reputation that a prior mark has built up may be extended to a later mark of the same applicant.

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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