International Law Office

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Bernardine Adkins

Use of IEOs in completed transactions

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

Where the Competition Market Authority (CMA) opens an investigation into a completed transaction, it will generally impose an initial enforcement order (IEO).

Maria Hadjisavva

Court examines validity of lawyer's sworn affidavit provided on behalf of clients as part of interim application

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Larnaca District Court recently issued a decision on the validity of a sworn affidavit provided by a lawyer on behalf of his clients in the context of an interim application.

Sonica Wilken

Interplay between company name reservations, trademark registrations and defensive registrations

Intellectual Property - South Africa
KISCH IP

Business owners often fail to conduct trademark availability searches before they register their company name at the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC).

Jonas Löfgren

Cannabis causes confusion in Sweden

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Sweden
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

The Supreme Court has ruled that cannabidiol (CBD) oils containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which originates from legally cultivated hemp constitute illegal narcotics.

Nicolaj Kleist

New government announces climate and energy plan

Energy & Natural Resources - Denmark
Bruun & Hjejle

The new government has raised the bar for climate and environmental goals with the aim of making Denmark the world leader in the transition to renewable energy.

Ignacio Garcia

Civil court declares nullity of 16 inter-company unions

Employment & Benefits - Chile
Porzio Rios Garcia

The 24th Civil Court of Santiago recently found that 16 inter-company unions had been created with the sole purpose of granting union privileges to their leaders and ordered the unions to be removed from the Labour Authority's register.

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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