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Olivia Jamison

Energy performance of buildings and Brexit: the final cut (for now)

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

The Council of the European Union has announced the agreement on the final version of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

Martin Foerster

Supreme Court manages shopping centre management costs

Real Estate - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

Service charge provisions in shopping centre lease agreements frequently give rise to disputes between landlords and shop operators.

Claudia Csáky

Selective distribution systems and exhaustion of trademark rights

Intellectual Property - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwälte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently affirmed once more that the exemptions to the principle of exhaustion of trademark rights must be construed narrowly.

Jörgen Larsson

Labour Court: fresh guidance on definition of 'collective strike action'

Employment & Benefits - Sweden

The Labour Court recently reviewed whether actions conducted by the employees of a private waste collection and transportation company were illicit collective strike actions.

Samuel Yang

MIIT issues guidelines on commercialisation of mobile communications resale services

Telecoms - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently issued its Notice on the Formal Commercialisation of Mobile Communications Resale Services, under which private enterprises, state-owned enterprises and foreign-invested enterprises may apply to undertake mobile communications resale services.

Bruno Floriani

Franchisors rejoice! Ontario Court of Appeal raises bar for franchise rescission

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Ontario courts have recently endeavoured to clarify the outer limits of the parameters within which a franchisee may exercise its right to rescind a franchise agreement.



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