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Pia Meetz

Steel manufacturers fined record €646 million for agreeing surcharges and exchanging information

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office has fined three companies and three persons a total of approximately €646 million.

Bernd Rajal

Supreme Court rules on distribution network operators' obligation to connect

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Court recently considered whether distribution network operators must provide network users with a written cost estimate for a grid connection even if the general obligation to connect final customers to the grid is still in dispute and has yet to be decided by the competent authority.

CV Chen

Patent Act amendments: a guide

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The current Patent Act was amended on 18 January 2018 and took effect on 1 May 2018.

Agnieszka Fedor

Summary of 2019 labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The year 2019 saw an abundance of labour law novelties, including amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure, the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code.

Ashley Fife

Stable environment for high-net-worth private clients

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

High-net-worth families are increasingly seeking to establish or redomicile trusts and structures to politically, economically and socially stable tax neutral jurisdictions that are reputable and geographically well situated.

Louisa-Ann Lange

Security controls outside scope of airlines

Aviation - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

A recent Erding Local Court judgment concerned a compensation claim after four passengers missed their flight due to a security alert at the airport.

OnDemand

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / China

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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