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Katarzyna Michalowska

New film production support scheme launched

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Under a new financial support scheme, the Polish Film Institute will now offer cash rebates as a form of support for the production of feature films, documentaries, animated films and TV series.

Guy Castegnaro

Notable Labour Court of Appeal decisions in 2018

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Labour Court of Appeal issued a number of notable decisions in 2018.

Rainer Herzig

Social security system to undergo restructure – but will it achieve cost savings?

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Austria
Preslmayr Attorneys at Law

The Austrian social security system has been characterised by regional and occupational fragmentation and the domination of employee representatives.

David Smyth

Waiver of privilege during court proceedings

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

In a recent case before the High Court, a novel issue arose as to whether a party's deployment of privileged documents for the purposes of the trial of a preliminary issue concerning limitation would result in privilege in the documents being waived (lost) for the purposes of the main trial, in the event that the court held that the claim was not time barred.

Peter S Spivack

Justice Manual and FCPA enforcement

White Collar Crime - USA
Hogan Lovells

Throughout 2018 the Department of Justice (DOJ) continued to ring the clarion call for cooperation and sought to provide some certainty, consistency and coordination regarding the incentives offered to companies that provide voluntary disclosures.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI launches investigation against ONGC for abuse of dominant position

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India has launched an investigation under the Competition Act against Oil and Natural Gas Limited (ONGC) for abuse of its dominant position in the relevant market.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

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

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

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