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Raphael Mellerio

Franchisor's change of control and its impact on renewing existing franchise contracts

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The Paris Court of Appeal recently held that a franchisor had not breached its duty of loyalty towards its franchisee in reorganising its business following its change of control.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board orders gym franchiser to revise non-compete and non-poaching clauses

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

The Competition Board recently published the results of its preliminary investigation into a gym franchise business following a complaint that its franchising agreements violated Law 4054 and the Block Exemption Communique on Vertical Agreements.

Matthieu de Varax

Finance leasing: from resolution to lapse

Shipping & Transport - France
Odi-se Avocats

A Court of Cassation decision relating to a finance lease agreement for a truck has brought longstanding jurisprudence in line with recent legislation.

Davina Given

High Court waits for no lawyer

Litigation - United Kingdom

An appeal was recently lost after an application for an oral hearing was made just two days late.

Abigail Smith

Canada releases final amendments to patented medicines pricing regulations

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada recently announced the final amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations.

Angie Creery

Response published to consultation on misuse of confidentiality clauses

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

As part of a flurry of responses and new consultations issued in the last days of Theresa May's government, the response to the consultation on measures to prevent the misuse of confidentiality clauses in the workplace was published.



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