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Christopher Benson

Claridge's, candles and cautionary tales

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Taylor Wessing

The name Claridge's brings to mind one of the most luxurious hotels in London rather than court rooms and trademark law.

Alain Levy

Modernisation of private M&A transactions and PACTE: part two

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

The Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation was recently adopted.

Rachel Devon

What's in a tweet? Employer does not have to pay settlement funds after grievor takes to Twitter

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

In a recent case, the arbitrator found that the employer need not pay the agreed settlement funds because the grievor's tweets breached the settlement's confidentiality provisions.

Chris Ross

Tortious claims against third party may trigger anti-suit injunction

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A party's attempt to circumvent a jurisdiction clause by bringing tortious claims against a third party has been thwarted by the High Court.

Carsten Vyvers

Calculating carriers' contributory negligence

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

In a decision which conflicts with the examination sequence typically preferred by the Federal Court of Justice, the Hamburg Higher Regional Court ruled that a carrier's liability had been miscalculated and that that contributory negligence should have been examined before the limitations of liability.

Marcel Meinhardt

ComCo reduces antitrust fines due to damages compensation paid to cartel victims

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Competition Commission (ComCo) recently closed its investigations into bid rigging in the construction industry and issued fines of Sfr11 million, an amount which would have been much higher had the commission not deducted the damages compensation paid by the cartelists to the victims from its claims.

OnDemand

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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