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Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation rules on shareholders' right of withdrawal

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

A recent Court of Cassation decision concerned the amendment of a company's articles of association to considerably increase the percentage of legal reserve and extraordinary statutory reserve before dividends were distributed in favour of shareholders.

Srdjana Petronijević

Competition authority imposes landmark fine under leniency programme

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

The Commission for the Protection of Competition has published its first leniency decision in a cartel case, following a report by one of the cartel participants.

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.

Haco van der Houven van Oordt

The Netherlands – a hotspot for provisional and conservatory measures

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

Ports in the Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Antwerp region are historically known as ship arrest paradises.

Gordon Drakes

Good faith and relational contracts: impact of recent decisions on franchisors

Franchising - United Kingdom
Fieldfisher LLP

English law has traditionally resisted implying the obligation of good faith into commercial contracts, except in limited circumstances.

Armand Aviges

French Administrative Supreme Court cancels Ministry of Health decision on assessment of public health interests

Healthcare & Life Sciences - France
Altana

The French Administrative Supreme Court recently cancelled the Ministry of Health's decision to refuse to include Adcetris's extension of indication on the list enabling healthcare establishments to invoice drugs directly to the French health insurance system, which was based on a National Authority for Health opinion.

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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