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David R Hamill

Round-up on Section 301 China tariffs: new tariffs, new deadlines, new uncertainty

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs are to increase by 5%, the US Trade Representative deadlines loom and the president has ordered US companies to "search for alternatives" to China sourcing.

Galina Petkova

CPC fines snack distributor for unfair solicitation of customers

Competition & Antitrust - Bulgaria
Advokatsko Druzhestvo Andreev Stoyanov & Tsekova in cooperation with Schönherr

The Commission on the Protection of Competition (CPC) recently fined a snack distributor 4% of its annual turnover for the unfair solicitation of customers.

Mathieu Laurent

Liquidator held liable for omitting claims arising from ongoing litigation

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

In a 2018 decision, the Luxembourg District Court found a liquidator liable for damages which the plaintiffs had suffered as a result of the early closure of the liquidation while legal proceedings were still ongoing.

Andreas Wildi

New measures to combat rising costs in public healthcare sector

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Council recently adopted new measures to combat rising costs in the public healthcare sector.

Karen Lorenz

Court examines scope of multimodal transport

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

Federal Court of Justice case law suggests that, in multimodal transport cases, voyages always have a series of sections and there are no stages without sections.

Octavio Espejo

Plausibility: new patentability requirement?

Intellectual Property - International
Becerril Coca & Becerril SC

The concept of plausibility has emerged in numerous prosecution cases in recent years, with global trends suggesting a shift towards treating it as an additional, standalone patentability requirement.

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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