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Pawel Kulak

UOKiK fines gas distributors for gun jumping and information delay

Competition & Antitrust - Poland
Schoenherr

In 2020 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) fined a liquefied petroleum gas distributor Zl730,000 (€160,000) for failing to notify a takeover.

Paula Gutiérrez

Catalonia High Court of Justice confirms grant of DYNAMIC SANTIVERI trademark

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Catalonia High Court of Justice recently dismissed a contentious-administrative appeal which had been filed on the grounds of incompatibility between the trademark DYNAMIC SANTIVERI and the earlier trademark DYNAMIN.

Marco Manzone

Limitation of shipowners' liability

Shipping & Transport - Italy
Dardani Studio Legale

The concept of limitation of a shipowner's liability is well known in maritime law and is generally the same across many maritime jurisdictions.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court blesses momentous decision of representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently considered for the first time the blessing of a momentous decision of a court-appointed representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries of a trust to enter into a settlement agreement in respect of claims against the trust.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

Johannes Stalzer

Construction cartel creates dilemma for clients

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - Austria
Schoenherr

The competition law investigation into approximately 40 construction companies has created a dilemma for clients.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru