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Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on chair and deputy chair duties and directors' revocation

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation has set out important principles regarding the duties of chairs and deputy chairs of company boards of directors.

James Brockhurst

HMRC opines on situs of cryptoassets

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs has a marvellous ability to confound expectations.

Catharina Richter

Cartel damage claims for indirect damage: questioning German law on cartel damages after ECJ decision

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

Under German law, a plaintiff does not only have to prove the unlawful behaviour of a liable party (ie, in the case of cartel damages, a competition law infringement such as a cartel) and any damage caused by this behaviour; the Act Against Restraints of Competition also requires a plaintiff to be "affected" by unlawful behaviour.

Jordan Thompson

Employer breaches duty of good faith and honest performance: now what?

Employment & Benefits - Canada
Fasken

Employers have a duty of good faith when they terminate an employee, which requires them to be honest and forthright with employees when doing so.

Huib Berendschot

Competence of district courts in summary proceedings relating to EU community designs

Intellectual Property - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Supreme Court recently requested a preliminary ruling from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) concerning the competence of district courts in summary proceedings relating to EU community designs.

Ryoji Moroi

Proposed introduction of feed-in tariff wheeling fee

Energy & Natural Resources - Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is considering the introduction of a power generation base fee for feed-in tariff (FIT) eligible power generation companies.

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China, Switzerland

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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