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Srdjana Petronijević

New state aid regime

Competition & Antitrust - Serbia
Moravčević Vojnović and Partners in cooperation with Schoenherr

From 1 January 2020, Serbia will have a new state aid regime under the new Act on State Aid Control.

Tor Pöpke

Politics, environmental policies and permit decisions

Environment & Climate Change - Sweden
Advokatfirman Lindahl

The legislature has decided that official decisions which could have a major impact on future environmental conduct should be made at the political level rather than through a judicial review.

Marcel Meinhardt

Government confirms proposal to liberalise electricity market

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The government recently confirmed its proposal to fully liberalise the Swiss electricity market.

Anna Lena Wülbern

Delivery of goods by parking container outside consignee premises

Shipping & Transport - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

According to the Bremen Higher Regional Court, if agreed by contracting parties, goods can be delivered by parking a shipping container in front of the consignee's premises during non-business hours.

Eleanor Wilson

Eli Lilly granted leave to add new cause of action for direct infringement absent allegation of direct infringement

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Eli Lilly was recently granted leave to amend its pleadings to introduce a new cause of action for the direct infringement of claims relating to a new use without including an allegation that the product had been directly infringed.

Lucy Lewis

New guidance on use of confidentiality agreements in discrimination cases

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

Confidentiality clauses or non-disclosure agreements have become a topic of significant interest because of how they can be used to prevent employees from reporting allegations of sexual harassment or other similar misconduct.

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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