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Raphael Mellerio

Franchisor's change of control and its impact on renewing existing franchise contracts

Franchising - France
Aramis Law Firm

The Paris Court of Appeal recently held that a franchisor had not breached its duty of loyalty towards its franchisee in reorganising its business following its change of control.

Man Mohan Sharma

CCI finds no evidence of resale price maintenance in sale of Kaff appliances on Snapdeal

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has dismissed allegations of resale price maintenance against Kaff Appliances (India) Pvt Ltd under Section 26(6) of the Competition Act 2002.

David C L Chen

TIPO introduces new measure to manage design patent application priority claims

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office recently announced a new measure to manage design patent application priority claims.

Charles Allen

Setting aside orders to extend validity of writs

Litigation - Hong Kong

In China Medical Technologies Inc (In Liquidation) v Bank of East Asia Ltd, the court granted an ex parte order extending the validity of a writ, effectively giving the plaintiffs an additional year in which to effect service.

David Hopper

European works councils cannot slow down managerial decision making

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In the United Kingdom's first appeal case on the operation of a European works council, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that European works councils cannot slow down managerial decision making by delaying the provision of an opinion after being informed and consulted.

Elizabeth Mireya Freidenberg

Airlines challenge fines by immigration office

Aviation - Argentina
Freidenberg Freidenberg & Lifsic

It is not unusual for immigration authorities to pursue airlines for infringements of the passenger documentation requirements which travellers must meet in order to enter a country.



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