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Daniel R Zuccherino

Unfair competition and trademark protection

Intellectual Property - Argentina
Obligado & Cia

The protection provided under industrial property law to commercial signs registered with the National Institute of Industrial Property is more effective than that offered by unfair competition law.

Kerry Salisbury

Strike injunction refused because ballot notification complied with legal requirements

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Court of Appeal has refused an application by British Airways plc for an injunction to restrain strike action by airline pilots, thereby ruling that the trade union provided sufficient detail as to the categories of employee to be balloted under the statutory rules.

Miryam Lassalle

Are administrative fines insurable in Luxembourg?

Insurance - Luxembourg
NautaDutilh Avocats Luxembourg S.à r.l.

As the insurability of administrative fines is not specifically provided for by the Insurance Contract Act, it may not be prohibited per se.

Lucía Ojeda Cárdenas

Institutional cooperation to address competition challenges of digital economy

Competition & Antitrust - Mexico
SAI Law & Economics

The Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) has exclusive jurisdiction over cases, procurement and advocacy in competition matters relating to the broadcasting and telecoms sectors, while the Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE) has jurisdiction in competition matters regarding all other sectors.

Abigail Smith

Amgen not precluded from litigating same patent under amended PMNOC regulations

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Pfizer's appeal of its failed motion to dismiss Amgen's action regarding an infringing patent under Section 6 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations.

Alexander Vogel

Trends and developments in Swiss financial market regulation

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

Besides securing Switzerland's access to the EU financial markets, new objectives have emerged from advancing digitalisation and technological progress in the banking sector.

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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