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Mathoto Masetla-Mafa

Who should you institute infringement proceedings against?

Intellectual Property - South Africa

What should a company do when its distributor terminates their supply and distribution contract stating that it is more economical for it to acquire the products from another company? If the first company has a registered patent for the products that the other company is manufacturing, it can institute infringement proceedings.

Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe

US government issues indictments against Nigerian citizens

White Collar Crime - Nigeria
Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

Throughout August 2019 the Nigerian media heavily reported on the US government's actions against Nigerian nationals who have been accused of committing various acts of fraud.

Marcel Meinhardt

Linked ETSs to benefit energy-intensive industries

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The CO2 Agreement between Switzerland and the European Union aims to link the Swiss and EU emissions trading systems (ETSs) to allow energy-intensive industries which currently participate in only the Swiss ETS to access the more dynamic EU emissions market.

Marco G Remiorz

Additional place of jurisdiction clause in ADSp 2017

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Freight Forwarders' Standard Terms and Conditions (ADSp) are general terms of service recommended by several trade associations.

Federico De Noriega

Supreme Court strengthens interest rate rules

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

The Mexican courts have issued several precedents to eradicate the existence of usury, allowing judges to discretionally reduce interest rates agreed by the parties.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI finds no evidence of resale price maintenance in sale of Kaff appliances on Snapdeal

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of resale price maintenance against Kaff Appliances (India) Pvt Ltd under Section 26(6) of the Competition Act 2002.



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