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Ana Marjančić

Better late than never: Supreme Court upholds CCA's cartel decision after almost six years

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

In 2014 the Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) rendered an infringement decision in which it found that by adopting and publishing the "Minimum Price List of Orthodontic Services" from October 2010 until October 2013, the Croatian Orthodontic Society had concluded a 'prohibited agreement' within the meaning of the Competition Act.

Jukka Kantanen

AI patenting practices are changing – but is the direction right?

Intellectual Property - European Union
Berggren Oy

Protecting AI solutions by IP rights often entails a combination of patents, agreements regarding data and use and development of systems and software, and software copyright.

Matej Kosalko

Is a failure to hold an oral hearing grounds to set aside an award under the Arbitration Act?

Arbitration & ADR - Slovakia
Allen & Overy LLP

In Slovakia, a tribunal is obliged to order an oral hearing if there is an agreement between the parties to have an oral hearing or if there is no agreement as to the procedure between the parties and one of the parties requests an oral hearing.

Ronald Beltzer

Update on temporary employment CLAs

Employment & Immigration - Netherlands
Maes Law

The ABU and the NBBU recently reached an agreement with the trade union LBV to extend the current collective labour agreement (CLA) for temporary employees until 1 October 2021.

Aron C Beezley

GAO clarifies scope of its jurisdiction over OTA protests

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - USA
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently clarified the scope of its jurisdiction over bid protests involving an agency's use of its other transaction agreement (OTA) authority.

Rainer Herzig

No profit from blood donations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether a lump-sum compensation for expenses must be considered profit.

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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