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Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

In the public interest? Attorney general receives backlash for confirmation appearance

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

During Federal Attorney General Abubakar Malami's recent confirmation appearance before the Senate he was asked why the administration had failed to comply with court orders and responded that they were not in the public interest.

Sophia Rolle-Kapousouzoglou

Privy Council determines extraterritorial reach of clawback claims in insolvency proceedings

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Privy Council has determined that, notwithstanding the absence of express statutory provisions permitting service out of the jurisdiction of fraudulent preference claims, such claims are to have extraterritorial effect.

Benjamin Z Lerma

Two tests – problems in application

Intellectual Property - Philippines
Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & De Los Angeles

The Supreme Court has repeatedly stated that there are no set rules to determine whether one trademark is confusingly similar to, or a colourable imitation of, another and that each case must be decided on its own merits.

Abigail Smith

PMPRB Steering Committee on Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines releases final report

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB) Steering Committee on the Modernisation of Price Review Process Guidelines recently released its final report summarising its deliberations in providing stakeholder feedback on the proposed new framework for the regulation of the prices of patented medicines.

Bernardine Adkins

Investment planning: factoring in UK merger control regime

Competition & Antitrust - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The acquisition of a minority shareholding (which satisfies the jurisdictional criteria under the UK merger control regime) without obtaining clearance presents a range of legal and commercial risks for parties, including that the Competition and Markets Authority could ultimately order the acquisition to be undone.

Frank Spoorenberg

Supreme Court annuls award for second time in same arbitration dispute

Arbitration & ADR - Switzerland
Tavernier Tschanz

In principle, if an application for an annulment of an arbitral award is upheld, the Supreme Court may cancel only the award (the so-called 'cassatory' nature of the setting aside proceeding).

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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