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Mary Strimel

DOJ continues intense focus on decree compliance

Competition & Antitrust - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Justice Antitrust Division has further intensified its compliance focus by announcing the creation of the Office of Decree Enforcement, which will have the sole goal of ensuring compliance with, and enforcement of, Antitrust Division decrees.

Heinrich Louw

Raising jurisdictional issues

Corporate Tax - South Africa
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The focus of a recent Supreme Court of Appeal case was not the merits of the dispute between the parties, but rather the correctness of the procedure that the taxpayer had followed in its appeal to the Tax Court.

Núria Ribera

Barcelona patent court upholds valsartan-amlodipine patent invalidity

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Commercial Court Number 4 recently dismissed a patent infringement action brought by Novartis against the first generics in Spain of its valsartan and amlodipine medicinal product for the treatment of hypertension.

Colin Leckey

Appeal judgment confirms Addison Lee cycle couriers are workers

Employment & Benefits - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

In the latest decision on employment status in the gig economy, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has dismissed Addison Lee's appeal against an employment tribunal decision that its cycle couriers were workers and therefore entitled to holiday pay.

Katie Lee

Teva seeks leave in levofloxacin damages assessment

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

The Federal Court of Appeal recently dismissed Teva's appeal regarding the quantification of damages for its infringement of Janssen's patent for levofloxacin (Levaquin).

David McCutcheon

Judicial review and private entities: court confirms limits of remedy

Litigation - Canada

Judicial review is a public law remedy – but does this preclude its availability for decisions made by private entities (eg, voluntary associations and political parties)? Divergent lines of judicial authority have led to inconsistent answers to this question in Ontario.



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