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Man Mohan Sharma

CCI imposes Rs1.4 billion penalty on Google for abuse of dominant position

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India recently imposed a penalty of approximately Rs1.4 billion (approximately $21 million) on Google for abusing its dominant position in the market for "online general web search and web search advertising services" in India.

Richard Collins

Public procurement challenges: costs awarded against winning tenderer that objected to amending confidentiality ring

Projects & Procurement - United Kingdom
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

The courts have ruled that a successful tenderer which raises unreasonable objections to an application to vary a confidentiality ring in a public procurement dispute may be liable for the claimant's costs of the application, even though it's not a party to that dispute.

Davina Given

Litigation privilege: whose privilege?

Litigation - United Kingdom

The claimants in a recent case applied to inspect certain documents created in foreign proceedings over which the defendants – companies belonging to the mining company Glencore – had asserted litigation privilege.

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.

Sang Wook Han

Supreme Court overrules both lower tribunals to recognise inventiveness

Intellectual Property - South Korea
Kim & Chang

The Supreme Court recently issued decisions recognising the inventiveness of two Novartis patents for a compound and a transdermal composition.

Neil Napper

How to avoid business relocation blues

Employment & Benefits - Australia
Lander & Rogers

A growing workforce, strategic expansion or the end of a lease can force businesses to relocate their premises or employees.



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