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Anke C Sessler

2018 DIS Arbitration Rules – one year on

Arbitration & ADR - Germany
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In March 2018 the German Arbitration Institute's (DIS's) new arbitration rules came into force.

Stephen P Kranz

Wisconsin enacts discriminatory exit charge for businesses moving out of state

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

A Wisconsin governor recently signed into law an act that either bars a reduction for, or requires amounts deducted to be added back to, Wisconsin taxable income for moving expenses deducted on federal income tax returns if the expenses are associated with a business moving out of the state or country.

Hagen Köckeritz

Risks associated with engagement of external personnel

Employment & Benefits - Germany
Mayer Brown

There is a considerable need for external personnel – partly due to the current labour market's limited supply of highly qualified specialists willing to work as employees in some areas and partly due to the increasing demand for flexibility.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI rules that mere discussion of price increases does not constitute cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

In November 2018 the Competition Commission of India (CCI) dismissed the allegations of cartelisation in the determination of flashlight prices against Eveready Industries India Limited, Panasonic Energy India Co Ltd, Indo National Ltd, Geep Industries (India) Pvt Ltd and the Association of Indian Dry Cell Manufacturers.

Sergey Medvedev

Federal Anti-monopoly Service clarifies role of online messenger systems in advertising

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Advertisers are increasingly using online messenger systems to promote businesses, as well as their goods and services.

Antonia Torrente

Supreme Court recognises Modelo's right to register and use CONTINENTE mark

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Supreme Court recently declared a Madrid Court of Appeal judgment to be final, confirming the cancellation of Carrefour's CONTINENTE trademarks and recognising Modelo's right to register and use its CONTINENTE mark in Spain.

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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