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Tim Barrett

Federal government tables 2019 Budget: investing in middle class

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The minister of finance recently tabled the 2019 Budget.

Beatriz Bejarano

Battle of the bottles: EU Trademark Court of Appeal finds infringement of well-known Malibu bottle

Intellectual Property - European Union
Grau & Angulo

In December 2018 the EU Trademark Court of Appeal declared that the Ibiza Beach drink marketed by Productos Ibicencos, SL and Aromáticas de Ibiza, SL – whose bottle was highly similar to the well-known Malibu bottle – infringed The Absolut Company AB's (TAC's) 3D and graphic trademarks which protect the shape of such bottle.

Anne Johnson Palmer

Chancery Court revisits fair value analysis in AOL appraisal action

Corporate Finance/M&A - USA
Ropes & Gray LLP

The Delaware Court of Chancery has issued its original opinion in a consolidated appraisal action arising out of Verizon Communications Inc's 2015 acquisition of AOL Inc.

Parham Kouchikali

Duty of care can exist between parent company and third parties affected by subsidiaries' actions

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

A recent Supreme Court decision concerned a mass tort claim and the potential liability of an English parent company for the actions of its foreign subsidiaries.

Jürg Schneider

Protection of minors in respect of films and video games: consultation process commenced

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently launched the consultation process on the preliminary draft of the new Federal Act on the Protection of Minors in respect of Films and Video Games (Youth Protection Act).

Ryohei Tanaka

New commitment procedure under Anti-monopoly Act

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

A new commitment procedure was recently introduced to the Anti-monopoly Act (AMA), enabling enterprises to voluntarily resolve suspected violations of the AMA with the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC).

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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