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Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Andreas Lopatka

COVID-19 Phase 2 and environmental procedural law

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

Section 3 of the Administrative COVID-19 Accompanying Law adapts the requirements for official acts and public communication with authorities to reflect the restricted freedom of movement and contact.

Jeevan Ballav Panda

Arbitration under special statutes with regard to contractual stipulations

Arbitration & ADR - India
Khaitan & Co

The freedom to contract principle forms the basis of the Contract Act, and a similar principle is also provided for in the Arbitration and Conciliation Act.

Kay C Georgi

United States moves to treat Hong Kong like China: what does this mean for US exporters?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Department of Commerce and the Department of State recently announced that they were following through with changes to treat Hong Kong like China for exports of military and dual-use goods.

Rachel B Cowen

Preparing for battle: how to build your litigation defences now

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The employment and business decisions made by employers under the spectre of the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic are now being tested by opportunistic plaintiffs' lawyers.

Bram Woltering

Use of customs information in relation to parallel imports

Litigation - Netherlands
AKD

The Hague District Court recently had to answer the question of whether information acquired during a customs seizure under the EU Anti-piracy Regulation may be used for an unauthorised parallel import claim.

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