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Kevin Omar Sidharta

Supreme Court issues guidance on handling corporate crimes

White Collar Crime - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

The Supreme Court's enactment of the Regulation regarding the Manner and Procedure for the Handling of Crimes Committed by Corporations is a significant milestone in the development of Indonesia's corporate criminal liability legislation.

Christine Reilly

Seventh Circuit: retailer demonstrated consent for text club

Telecoms - USA
Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently tossed a Telephone Consumer Protection Act suit against a retailer over a text message marketing campaign.

Victor Onyegbado

Concurrent liabilities for loss of or damage to goods in tort and contract

Shipping & Transport - Nigeria
Akabogu & Associates

Two recent Supreme Court decisions provide case law on the fact that, as regards carriage of goods by sea claims, concurrent rights to sue in tort as well as under the contract may coexist for a claimant's benefit.

Man Mohan Sharma

COMPAT dismisses Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce appeal against cartelisation

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Appellate Tribunal has upheld a Competition Commission of India order, which found that the Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce (KFCC) had violated the Competition Act by restricting the market of Kannada-dubbed films and television.

Gordon Drakes

New payment practices regulations and the implications for franchise businesses

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

The Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017 require large UK businesses to report publicly twice yearly on their payment practices and performance.

Rainer Herzig

New price cap for medicinal products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

After 14 months of negotiations between the Federation of Austrian Social Security Institutions and the pharmaceutical industry, and lengthy discussions within the government coalition, Parliament recently adopted a new price cap for expensive medicinal products and a new price regime for generics and biosimilars.

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland

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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