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Man Mohan Sharma

Supreme Court permits material seized during dawn raid to be used as evidence

Competition & Antitrust - India
Vaish Associates Advocates

On 15 January 2019 the Supreme Court allowed the Competition Commission of India's (CCI's) appeal against a Delhi High Court order which had prohibited the CCI director general from acting on the evidence seized during a dawn raid of 19 September 2014.

Geraldine Elliott

Pay heed to tiered dispute resolution clauses

Litigation - United Kingdom

The High Court recently upheld a tiered dispute resolution clause in accordance with established principles of contractual interpretation.

Bryony Gold

What a future without social media 'likes' could mean for industry

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - United Kingdom
Bird & Bird

From Facebook's 'thumbs up' to Reddit's 'upvote' and Instagram's and Tik-Tok's 'likes', so-called 'vanity metrics' used by social media platforms are ubiquitous.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Employer liable for customer's sexual harassment of employee

Employment & Benefits - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

A recent district court ruling demonstrates that an employer can be liable for a customer's sexual harassment towards an employee.

Angelos Paphitis

Recent changes to inheritance and succession law

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cyprus
A G Paphitis & Co

Cyprus has a complicated system of forced heirship in which a portion of a deceased's estate must be effectively passed to surviving family members according to a set system of inheritance.

Abigail Smith

Health Canada consults on promotional and non-promotional activities for health products

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Health Canada has announced a consultation on its new draft guidance: The Distinction Between Promotional and Non-promotional Messages and Activities for Health Products.



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