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Amanda Wait

Hart-Scott-Rodino annual report confirms likelihood of challenge for transactions subject to second requests

Competition & Antitrust - USA
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division recently released the Hart-Scott-Rodino Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2018, covering 1 October 2017 to 30 September 2018.

Stephan Schmalzl

Credit insurance – void assignment for breach of banking secrecy

Banking - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently extended to credit insurers its established jurisprudence that banking secrecy may prevent a statutory transfer of credit claims on fulfilment of such claims by a third party.

Elena Christodoulou

Tax incentives for start-ups

Corporate Tax - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

Innovation and entrepreneurship are heavily sought after by countries looking to ameliorate and modernise their economies.

Rasmus Linding

Supreme Court overturns dismissal based on employee's covert recording of conversation with employer

Employment & Benefits - Denmark
Norrbom Vinding

The Supreme Court recently held that an employer had been unjustified to summarily dismiss an employee with retroactive effect after discovering that he had covertly recorded a conversation with his manager.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court redefines location surcharge in rent control leases

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

In early 2019 the Supreme Court passed three decisions confirming and clarifying its 2017 decision which had limited landlords' right to request a location surcharge for rent-controlled apartments in desirable neighbourhoods.

Kate McKenna

European Commission issues study on enforcement of state aid rules and decisions by national courts

Litigation - European Union
Matheson

The European Commission recently published a study which identifies the emerging trends and best practices with regard to the national courts' enforcement of state aid law across the European Union.

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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