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Mattijs Baneke

Renewable energy subsidies renewed

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

The minister of economic affairs and climate recently announced that the new government has reserved €12 billion to grant subsidies in 2018 for the production of renewable energy under the Renewable Energy Grant Scheme.

Nan Jiang

SAIC statistics and new initiatives on trademark practice

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Peksung

The commissioner of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) recently delivered a keynote speech at the National Administration for Industry and Commerce and Market Supervision Conference, unveiling various 2017 statistics and the SAIC's new 2018 initiatives on trademark practice..

Filiz Toprak Esin

Turkey's Corruption Perceptions Index ranking falls again

White Collar Crime - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Transparency International recently published the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects the public sector corruption perspective of non-governmental organisations and representatives of the business world.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court: no change of control despite departure of majority shareholder

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently considered whether a landlord can increase the rent if the majority shareholder of a partnership dies and his or her shares are distributed equally among the remaining partners, none of whom holds a majority in the partnership.

Colin Leckey

Government response to Taylor review – a damp squib?

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The government has published its Good Work Plan in response to Matthew Taylor's review of modern working practices.

Marie Berard

Commercial Court sets aside partial award of LCIA tribunal – time limits for objections to jurisdiction

Arbitration & ADR - United Kingdom
Clifford Chance LLP

It is relatively rare for the English courts to overturn awards of arbitral tribunals.



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