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Claudia Bock

Competition Authority publishes information paper on dawn raids

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Czech Competition Authority (CCA) recently published an information paper on dawn raids during its annual competition law conference.

Adrian Miedema

Court dismisses health and safety charge given due diligence

Litigation - Canada

An Ontario court recently dismissed an Occupational Health and Safety Act charge in a fatality case, finding that the employer had established due diligence.

Mirza Manraj

Launching an ICO in British Virgin Islands

Private Client & Offshore Services - British Virgin Islands
Harney Westwood & Riegels

Interest in the setting up and distribution of initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the British Virgin Islands and other offshore locations has increased rapidly during 2017, and this is expected to continue.

Urszula Wojtyra

Federal Court finds PMPRB unreasonable in determining that patent pertains to medicine

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court recently found that the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board's assessment that a patent pertained to Galderma Canada's Differin was unreasonable, as it had failed to consider the entire patent.

Sara Göthlin

Knowledge of counterparty's insolvency in claw-back case

Insolvency & Restructuring - Sweden
Advokatfirman Törngren Magnell

A bankruptcy estate may take action for the claw back of transactions that have been carried out in relation to a certain creditor before the initiation of bankruptcy proceedings, if such transactions have been adverse to the interests of other creditors.

Sophia Iwantscheff

Unaffected flights cannot be used in calculation of compensation payments

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth

A recent Erding Local Court case called into question the distance that must be taken into consideration when calculating compensation according to Article 7(1) of EU Regulation 261/2004.



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