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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI penalises MRI machine manufacturer, but chair disagrees with market definition

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently imposed a penalty on Italian company Esaote SpA – a world leader in dedicated magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) – and its Indian subsidiary.

Héctor Elias Chagoya

Senate ratifies USMCA: overview of IP chapter

Intellectual Property - Mexico
Becerril, Coca & Becerril SC

Mexico recently became the first country to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Chapter 20 of which is one of the most comprehensive IP chapters in any trade agreement.

Nateisha L Anderson-Bain

Extinguishment of purchasers' rights – importance of priority in unregistered land systems

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Bahamas has an unregistered land system that is based on the conveyancing laws of England and Wales issued before 1925.

David Hanke

Foreign investors are watching for CFIUS negative or positive list

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is drafting the implementing regulations for the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernisation Act.

Alexander Vogel

Private mergers and reorganisations

Corporate Finance/M&A - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Under Swiss law, the acquisition of a business may be structured as a mere share deal, a mere asset deal or – according to the Merger Act – a statutory merger, demerger or bulk transfer.

Gordon Drakes

Managing supply chain risk in franchise systems – proposed changes to insolvency regime

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

Against the backdrop of a number of high-profile business failures in the UK retail sector, the government has issued a report on the insolvency regime, which will affect the operation of termination rights in supply agreements.

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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