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Nina Zafoschnig

Court rules that electric filling station is not an electricity company

Energy & Natural Resources - Austria
Schoenherr

The Higher Administrative Court recently found that the operation of an electric filling station does not constitute the operation of an electricity company and is thus subject to Trade Act.

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.

Samuel Yang

PBoC proposes new rules to regulate collection and processing of personal financial information

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - China
AnJie Law Firm

The People's Bank of China recently issued the Trial Measures for the Protection of Personal Financial Information/Data (Preliminary Draft) to relevant commercial banks in order to solicit their opinions.

Mubashir Mansor

MAVCOM imposes fines on airline and airport operators

Aviation - Malaysia
SKRINE

The Malaysian Aviation Commission recently imposed RM200,000 fines on two airline operators for charging credit card, debit card and online banking processing fees separately from their base fares in breach of the Aviation Consumer Protection Code.

Gönenç Gürkaynak

Competition Board appoints new members: quorum established

Competition & Antitrust - Turkey
ELIG Gurkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

Two of the three vacant positions on the Competition Board (the competent decision-making organ of the Competition Authority) have now been filled.

Lloyd Harmetz

NASAA issues report on broker-dealer policies and procedures for leveraged or inverse ETFs

Capital Markets - USA
Morrison & Foerster LLP

The North American Securities Administrators Association recently issued a report that provided a warning as to the risks of leveraged or inverse exchange-traded funds.

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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