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Josée Weydert

What you need to know about Luxembourg's MiFID II legislation

Capital Markets - Luxembourg

The new Markets in Financial Instruments (MiFID) Act, which transposes the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and implements the EU Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation, was recently voted into law.

Christopher Loh

Jury awards Apple $533 million in damages

Intellectual Property - USA
Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto

After a week-long trial and four days of deliberation, a federal jury has determined that Samsung owes Apple over $533 million in damages for infringing three design patents asserted by Apple.

Kevin Bowers

First Conduct Rule breaches: not just anti-competitive, but illegal

Employment & Benefits - Hong Kong
Howse Williams Bowers

The Competition Commission recently issued an advisory bulletin on the potential risks that could arise under the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619) in the employment context.

Victoria Rogers

Guidance on factors to be considered in assessment of worldwide freezing orders

Litigation - United Kingdom

Freezing orders are a valuable weapon in the arsenal of parties seeking enforcement in England and Wales.

José Inácio Ferraz De Alemeida Prado Filho

Abuse of dominance enforcement – what's next?

Competition & Antitrust - Brazil
BMA Barbosa Müssnich Aragão

Since the start of 2018, following a period in which it focused on the persecution of cartels, the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (CADE) has directed more resources towards concluding pending abuse of dominance matters and occasionally launching new dominance cases.

Martin Hemmer

Electronic exchange of patient data: consent in view of Supreme Court decision, GDPR and future regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Netherlands

In 2011 the Senate rejected the legislative proposal to establish a mandatory electronic patient record.



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