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Marcel Meinhardt

Low fine for vertical price fixing against Swiss ski manufacturer after leniency application

Competition & Antitrust - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Competition Commission (ComCo) recently fined a Swiss manufacturer of skis and other sporting goods Sfr140,000 for vertical price fixing with its dealers.

Chris Whitehouse

Prevention principle – can parties sue for breach of contract occasioned by their own breach?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent High Court case, the defendants successfully resisted summary judgment for breach of contract on the basis of the prevention principle, which excuses a breach of contract where the other party's actions caused it.

Shay Teken

Israeli labour and employment law – an overview

Employment & Benefits - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Israeli employment law is a blend of continental and common law legal systems.

Mark M Brennan

California enacts another CCPA – robocall legislation

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - USA
Hogan Lovells

California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed the Consumer Call Protection Act 2019 to address the rise in deceptive robocalls and protect consumers from fraudulent calls.

Lloyd Harmetz

FINRA fines broker-dealer for unsuitable sale of complex securities

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority recently censured and fined a Florida-based broker-dealer, including for failing to reasonably supervise sales of complex securities such as structured products and leveraged, inverse and inverse-leveraged exchange-traded funds.

Callum Micucci

Good-faith obligations survive bankruptcy of insured

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The general position that bankruptcy can substantially vary the rights of insureds has often been argued and rejected.

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