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Manuela Weber

Regional court prohibits HolidayPirates' error fare alerts

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Munich Regional Court recently addressed the promotion of error fares by an online portal for cheap flights, hotels and travel packages in Germany.

Mathieu Laurent

Appeal court questions law on exchange of tax information on request

Litigation - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Luxembourg Administrative Court of Appeal and the European Court of Justice (on referral for a preliminary ruling) recently considered whether the Luxembourg law on the procedure applicable to the exchange of information on request in tax matters complied with EU Directive 2011/16/EU and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

Samuel B Boxerman

EPA's OECA assistant administrator requests early notice of enforcement referrals to DOJ

Environment & Climate Change - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

The assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance recently issued to staff a memorandum establishing an interim process for providing her with early notice of referral of matters to the Department of Justice (DOJ) for civil judicial enforcement.

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.

Vilma Toshie Kutomi

Immigration Law introduces new rules – what you need to know

Immigration - Brazil
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

In November 2017 the new Immigration Law, which is regulated by Decree 9199/2017, came into force.

Kaori Yamada

JFTC considers application of Anti-monopoly Act to HR practices

Competition & Antitrust - Japan
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

In recent years, there has been a selection of work-style reforms in Japan, as well as a general move away from lifetime employment and a welcoming of more diversified ways of working, such as self-employment.

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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