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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI imposes highest recorded penalty based on profits of hardcore coal-liaisoning cartel

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) recently exposed a cartel of three top coal-liaisoning companies, holding that in respect of tenders floated for the award of coal-liaisoning contracts, the companies had violated the Competition Act.

Marco Manzone

Better late than never: long-awaited reforms to Nautical Code introduced

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

One of the final pieces of legislation that the government enacted before the March 2018 general election was the eagerly awaited reform of the so-called 'Nautical Code'.

Stephanie Yonekura

New administration, same policy? Only time will tell

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells US LLP

With few Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) corruption investigations resolved under the Trump administration's watch, it is too early to weigh up how the administration will affect enforcement or settlements in the long term.

Guy Castegnaro

Free movement of workers: new provisions on equal treatment and minimum pay for highly qualified workers

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg

A number of changes pertaining to the free movement of workers recently took effect.

Kay C Georgi

What are the risks of doing business with Russian Oligarchs List and Russian Defence and Intelligence List?

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

At the end of January 2018, the Trump administration took two actions relating to the Russia and Ukraine sanctions programme under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act 2017, the law that President Trump signed on August 2 2017.

Noah Sarna

Subjecting transfers of beneficial ownership to property transfer tax is not as simple as it might seem

Corporate Tax - Canada
Thorsteinssons LLP

The British Columbia Property Transfer Tax Act applies only to registered transfers of real property.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey