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Alexander De Bleeckere

Advocate general issues opinion on SABAM's tariffs for festivals

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

Against the backdrop of the legal dispute between festival and concert organisers versus SABAM (the Belgian music authors' collecting society) regarding SABAM's tariffs for festivals and concerts being taken to the European level, in two parallel legal proceedings, one pending before the Brussels Court of Appeal and the other before the Antwerp Enterprise Court, the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the European Union have been asked to shine a light on SABAM's tariffs..

Marcel Meinhardt

ComCo decision strengthens shift towards integrated energy suppliers

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

The Swiss Competition Commission recently fined two local energy suppliers for abuse of a dominant position in the natural gas market.

Anthony V Lupo

Sanctions on Chinese apparel companies for forced labour hit retail supply chains

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

Fashion and luxury goods companies should be concerned about the recent sanctioning of Chinese companies in Xinjiang province by the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce and other US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) developments relating to importing products that contain fabric made with prison or forced labour.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Termination prohibition, unilateral unpaid leave and short-time working allowance extended again

Employment & Immigration - Turkey
Gün + Partners

Shortly after the publication of Law 7252 in the Official Gazette, several presidential decrees were published, extending the termination prohibition, unilateral unpaid leave and the short-time working allowance.

Warren Gordon

Government consults on proposals to require provision and publication of data on contractual controls of land

Real Estate - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The government considers that better data on land ownership and control is required to achieve its vision for the planning system, improve the development process and increase the public's understanding of who exercises control over land.

Tim Potts

Stick to the process: further reminder of how useful process agent clauses can be, especially following Brexit

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent case, a court explored whether a borrower had been validly served when the borrower had failed to comply with its contractual obligation to ensure that a process agent remained in place at all times.

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