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Martin André Dittmer

Recent decisions on excessive pricing, abuse of dominance, cartel penalties and gun jumping

Competition & Antitrust - Denmark
Gorrissen Federspiel

There were a number of significant events in Danish competition law in Autumn 2018.

Beat Mumenthaler

Debt enforcement and bankruptcy law revisions enter into force

Insolvency & Restructuring - Switzerland
Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd

A number of revisions to the Private International Law Act and the Debt Enforcement Bankruptcy Act recently entered into force.

Asli Tezcan

Mandatory mediation process for commercial disputes introduced

Company & Commercial - Turkey
Acar & Ergonen Law Firm

The Law regarding Procedures for Initiating Legal Proceedings for Monetary Claims deriving from Subscription Agreements, which introduces a mandatory mediation process for commercial disputes to the Commercial Code, was recently published in the Official Gazette.

Ashley Fife

Jurisdiction of substance: Bermuda's economic substance laws

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen Bermuda

Many offshore financial centres, including Bermuda, laboured to meet the EU Council's end-of-year deadline to impose economic substance requirements on entities that carry on 'geographically mobile' business activities.

Alexander Vogel

Federal Council adopts implementing provisions for new fintech licence

Banking - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

From 1 January 2019 companies that operate beyond the core activities characteristic for banks will be able to accept public funds of up to Sfr100 million on a professional basis subject to simplified requirements.

Ruth Zadikany

DOJ argues that Title VII does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity

Employment & Benefits - USA
Mayer Brown LLP

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) recently filed a brief in the Supreme Court arguing that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not prohibit discrimination based on gender identity.

OnDemand

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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