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Olaf Hartenstein

Brokers banned from settling claims on behalf of insurers

Insurance - Germany
Dabelstein & Passehl

The Federal Court of Justice recently ruled that claims settlements by brokers on behalf of liability insurers constitute a violation of the Legal Service Act.

Andrey Panov

Are pre-trial warnings needed before enforcement proceedings are commenced?

Arbitration & ADR - Russia
Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP

Recent amendments to the Arbitrazh Procedural Code introduced a mandatory pre-litigation procedure in the hope that many cases will be resolved before the disputes escalate.

Eva Škufca

Competition Protection Agency adopts commitments for Hyundai Auto Trade

Competition & Antitrust - Slovenia
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Competition Protection Agency recently issued a final decision accepting Hyundai Avto Trade doo's commitments regarding its alleged anti-competitive behaviour.

Duck Soon Chang

Amended IP Rights Guideline takes effect

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Korea Fair Trade Commission's amended Guideline Regarding the Unfair Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights recently came into force.

Jasleen K Oberoi

Supreme Court rules proof of demand essential for convictions under Prevention of Corruption Act

White Collar Crime - India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

The Supreme Court recently postulated on the essential factors for determining whether bribery, as contemplated under Section 7 read with Section 13 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, has been committed.

Petr Kuhn

Frivolous insolvency petitions

Insolvency & Restructuring - Czech Republic
Badokh Kuhn Dostál Advokátní Kancelář

Frivolous insolvency petitions are typically observed in sectors which are built on repeat long-term relationships.



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