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Carmen Verdonck

BCA suspects Caudalie of imposing minimum resale prices on distributors and limiting active and passive online sales

Competition & Antitrust - Belgium
ALTIUS

Following dawn raids carried out in 2018, the Belgian Competition Authority's Investigation and Prosecution Service has opened an investigation regarding alleged anti-competitive practices committed by Caudalie, a French cosmetics company specialising in vinotherapy, after a Belgian pharmacist complained that his supplier was imposing a pricing policy on him..

Alastair Hall

Beware: High Court refuses permission to rely on new witness statement prepared part way through trial

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

The High Court of England and Wales recently refused a claimant permission to rely on a witness statement of one its in-house lawyers, prepared during an ongoing trial, and call that witness to give oral evidence during the trial.

Sudish Sharma

SEBI tightens grip on M&A by listed companies

Corporate Finance/M&A - India
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Owing to market dynamics and in an attempt to clear certain regulatory cobwebs, the Securities and Exchange Board of India recently issued a circular which applies to all mergers, demergers, amalgamations and arrangements filed with a stock exchange after 17 November 2020.

Adam D Bowser

FCC's new foreign ownership review rules set to take effect

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

For the first time, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will have formal rules governing the process for Team Telecom review of licence applications involving foreign ownership.

Peggy Sharon

Statutory damages under Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions

Aviation - Israel
Levitan, Sharon & Co

In August 2020 the Central District Court dismissed several requests for the certification of class actions which had been filed against different airlines on the basis that statutory damages under the Aviation Services Law cannot be claimed in class actions.

Alexander Vogel

New DLT law is just around the corner

Banking & Financial Services - Switzerland
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal

In September 2020 Parliament passed a law to incorporate crypto assets and digital ledger technologies (DLT) into Swiss law.

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