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Arthur Shay

New Telecommunications Act on horizon

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Taiwan
Shay & Partners

The new Telecommunications Act, which enters into force in June 2022, will replace the conventional Type I and II telecom licence categories (ie, facility-based and service-based operators, respectively) which were adopted in 1996 with a more liberal approach and give the National Communications Commission more scope with regard to spectrum management and licensing..

Maria Hadjisavva

Court examines validity of lawyer's sworn affidavit provided on behalf of clients as part of interim application

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Larnaca District Court recently issued a decision on the validity of a sworn affidavit provided by a lawyer on behalf of his clients in the context of an interim application.

Robert Lane

CCUS policy – is the United Kingdom ready to capture the opportunity?

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

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently published its proposals for business models for carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS).

Guido de Vos

Airport of destination no safe haven for claims under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Netherlands
AKD The Netherlands

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal recently denied jurisdiction against an airline and its ground-handling agent in a case concerning a claim for loss of cargo from the agent's premises at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Mark Evans

Pampered Chef succeeds in trademark infringement battle

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Pampered Chef, a world leader in the sale of premium kitchenware products, recently succeeded at trial in defending trademark infringement, passing off and dilution and depreciation of goodwill claims brought by Canada's largest retailer, Loblaws, in relation to its use of a trademark that includes the letters 'P' and 'C'.

Claudia Bock

New developments in competition authority's decision-making practice: whistleblowers and appointed guardians

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently found two companies guilty of bid rigging in a public tender.

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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