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Marcel Meinhardt

Federal Supreme Court examines margin squeeze under Swiss competition law

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Federal Supreme Court recently confirmed that Swisscom had abused its dominant position by charging abusive prices for wholesale broadband services between 2001 and 2007.

Katie Lee

Canadian Institute for Health Information publishes drug spending statistics

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Canadian Institute for Health Information recently published statistics on drug spending, finding that in 2018 approximately 40% of drug spending was spent on 2% of beneficiaries.

Joanne Huckle

New registration requirements for unregulated investment funds

Corporate Finance/M&A - Cayman Islands
Ogier

The government recently approved the Private Funds Bill 2020 and an amendment to the Mutual Funds Law (2020 Revision).

Federico Hernández Arroyo

Draft rules on net neutrality issued for public consultation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In December 2019 the Federal Telecommunications Institute issued draft rules for public consultation to further regulate net neutrality in Mexico.

Péter Korózs

Penalty claim without prior reservation? Supreme Court confirms estoppel-based practice

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

Is a penalty for delayed performance enforceable if the purchaser fails to reserve its rights immediately? Or is enforceability excluded only if the purchaser expressly waives its right? This article analyses the Supreme Court's judgment in a recent construction dispute, in which the court appears to have maintained its estoppel-based practice despite recent legislative changes..

Francesca Rolla

Mobile phones may cause brain tumours: Turin Court of Appeals revives debate

Product Regulation & Liability - Italy
Hogan Lovells

After a two-year dispute, the Turin Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by the National Insurance Provider (INAIL) and upheld the first-instance decision issued by the Court of Ivrea in 2017, which established causation between extensive work-related use of mobile phones and brain tumours and ordered INAIL to compensate the claimant with a lifelong payment..

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan

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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