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Jesse W Markham

Novel court ruling offers insight into antitrust exemptions and legitimate competitor communications

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Baker & Miller PLLC

The District of Columbia District Court recently issued the first judicial interpretation of 49 US Code Section 10706(a)(3)(B)(ii), which sets out an evidentiary exemption relating to certain agreements among railroads.

Nicolas Contis

Court of Cassation issues reminder on time limit in legal actions which have same purpose

Litigation - France
Kalliopé

The Court of Cassation has issued a reminder that an action on the merits benefits from the interrupting effect of the prescription period for a request for summary proceedings to release escrow documents collected by a bailiff, insofar as such action is effectively included in the latter.

Aumair Qayum

Court of Appeal sheds further light on copyright law in relation to hyperlinking

Intellectual Property - United Kingdom
Pinsent Masons

A recent Court of Appeal judgment addressed the targeting of a web-based radio service and copyright infringement by an act of communication to the public under Section 20 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Lara Saguna Axiaq

Eligibility to register under Malta maritime flag

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The Malta maritime flag is chosen by corporate entities and individual owners alike for both commercial and pleasure crafts of all types and sizes.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Insolvency & Restructuring - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Jennifer L Key

Death of demand response opt-outs?

Energy & Natural Resources - USA
Steptoe & Johnson LLP

It has been more than one month since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission proposed eliminating the state opt-out with regard to retail customer participation in demand response programmes in organised wholesale markets.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru