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Mislav Bradvica

Agency rules on relevant market – how battle for market definition yielded results

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia

In July 2015 the Competition Agency received an initiative to initiate proceedings against Ytong porobeton (YP) for alleged abuse of its dominant position.

Jonathan  Cary

'Mis-selling' claim fails on appeal

Litigation - Hong Kong
Smyth & Co in association with RPC

Since the financial crisis, only a handful of so-called 'mis-selling' claims by investors against banks have gone to trial in Hong Kong and resulted in reported judgments.

Keri Bennett

Damages for wrongful dismissal: who must prove what?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Canadian employees can sue for lack of adequate notice of termination.

Artemis Lai

Amendments recognise patent agent and trademark agent privilege

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Recent amendments to the Canadian Patent Act and Trademarks Act recognise patent agent privilege and trademark agent privilege.

Antonios D Tsavdaridis

Supreme Court clarifies incidental matters in technical and legal disputes

Arbitration & ADR - Greece
Rokas Law Firm

Greek courts have consistently held that arbitrators sitting under the rules of the Technical Chamber of Greece do not have jurisdiction to decide non-technical disputes; if they do so, their awards may be set aside for exceeding the jurisdiction that was conferred on them by law.

Dries Hoek

All in one: another ruling regarding an amalgamation transaction

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The South African Revenue Service recently ruled on rollover relief provisions in the Income Tax Act, finding that the disposal by amalgamated companies of their businesses to the resultant company will meet the requirements of an amalgamation transaction.



Rise of the drones

Aviation / Canada, Nigeria, Switzerland, USA


Insolvency and licences

Insolvency & Restructuring / Luxembourg, Switzerland, United Kingdom


Climate change as a driver of change

Environment & Climate Change / Brazil, Sweden