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Mary Strimel

DOJ continues intense focus on decree compliance

Competition & Antitrust - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Justice Antitrust Division has further intensified its compliance focus by announcing the creation of the Office of Decree Enforcement, which will have the sole goal of ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, Antitrust Division decrees.

Jan Erik Janssen

Prohibition on coal-fired power plants

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek Advocaten BV

In the new government's coalition agreement, the ruling parties promised to phase out coal-fired power plants by 2030.

Magali Cournoyer-Proulx

What is the origin of a name – not as innocent a question as it seems

Employment & Benefits - Canada

The Human Rights Tribunal recently examined discrimination in hiring, specifically in regard to ethnic or national origin.

Alexander Vida

Obtaining trademark protection for distorted terms

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent & Law Office LLC

Brand owners often distort descriptive terms or generic names in order to register them as trademarks.

Warren Ganesh

Top court rules on protective costs orders

Litigation - Hong Kong

A recent landmark judgment of the Court of Final Appeal confirms that in deciding whether it is fair and just to grant a protective costs order in public interest litigation, the courts should be apprised of an applicant's financial position.

Kenneth D Basch

Changes to registration requirements: why aircraft financiers should be on alert

Aviation - Brazil
Basch & Rameh

A tax regulation that was promulgated in 2016 has taken effect in ways that are now affecting aircraft lessors and lenders to Brazilian carriers, including by imposing requirements concerning the identification of lessor entities' ultimate beneficial owners and increasing the document disclosure requirements on lessors and lenders in cross-border aircraft finance transactions.



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