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Claudia Bock

Competition authority imposes fine on retailer for abuse of significant market power

Competition & Antitrust - Czech Republic
Schoenherr

The Office for the Protection of Competition recently announced in a press release that it had imposed a Kc32 million (approximately €1.2 million) fine on Czech retail chain HRUŠKA, spol sro for an alleged abuse of significant market power.

Ole Kristian Olsby

Historic ruling on compensation for gender discrimination

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

For the first time in history, the Anti-discrimination Tribunal has awarded a remedy for non-economic loss and compensation for gender discrimination in the workplace.

Barbara Wilbrink

Theft of luxury watches from storage raises questions over carrier liability

Shipping & Transport - Netherlands
AKD

An armed robbery at a warehouse provided the basis for an unfortunate – but legally interesting – recent case in the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.

Patrick M Roszell

Cloud computing: overview of IP issues

Intellectual Property - Canada
Smart & Biggar

Cloud computing has increasingly become a dominant model for computer and IT service, with the majority of businesses worldwide using computing resources and storing data in the Cloud.

Bettina Thaulow Harto

Insurer's bankruptcy: Supreme Court rules on Lugano Convention's insolvency exception

Insurance - Norway
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

The Norwegian Supreme Court recently issued a ruling on the insolvency exception in the Lugano Convention and other jurisdictional issues in cross-border insolvencies in a case concerning Danish insurer Alpha Insurance A/S.

William Jones

Snapshot: getting your foreign judgment recognised and enforced

Litigation - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Ensuring the effective enforcement of judgments is a crucial aspect of a successful litigation strategy.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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