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Man Mohan Sharma

Government dilutes competitive neutrality: oil and gas companies exempt from CCI merger control

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

Continuing its slew of exemptions, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has exempted all public sector oil and gas companies (created under the Petroleum Act 1934) from pre-merger scrutiny by the Competition Commission of India under Sections 5 and 6 of the Competition Act 2002.

Olivia Jamison

Energy performance of buildings and Brexit: the final cut (for now)

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Council of the European Union has announced the agreement on the final version of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

Claudia Csáky

Selective distribution systems and exhaustion of trademark rights

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently affirmed once more that the exemptions to the principle of exhaustion of trademark rights must be construed narrowly.

Jeroen van Hezewijk

Sine dubio: court acknowledges pro-enforcement bias of New York Convention

Arbitration & ADR - Netherlands
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

The Hague Court of Appeal recently ruled that its decision on an application for the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award would not be stayed solely on the basis of pending setting aside proceedings at the place of arbitration.

Katie Lee

Teva seeks leave in levofloxacin damages assessment

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Teva's appeal regarding the quantification of damages for its infringement of Janssen's patent for levofloxacin (Levaquin).

Heinrich Louw

Raising jurisdictional issues

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The focus of a recent Supreme Court of Appeal case was not the merits of the dispute between the parties, but rather the correctness of the procedure that the taxpayer had followed in its appeal to the Tax Court.



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