Welcome to the fifth edition of Business ethics and anti-corruption world.
February 21, 2017
When can a state claim immunity from legal proceedings and enforcement of a judgment in courts that are not its own?
February 15, 2017
Historically, disregarded U.S. entities (such as limited liability companies) wholly-owned by foreign persons were generally not required to file any U.S. tax or information returns.
In September 2016, the EU General Court (GC) issued its long-awaited decision in the Lundbeck case – the first ever European judgment on the legality of reverse payment patent settlement agreements.
February 01, 2017
On 27 July 2016, the French Competition Authority (the “FCA”) approved the acquisition of Darty by Fnac and has for the first time in France and Europe considered the market for the retail distribution of certain domestic electronic products to include both online and in-store sales. Due to the FCA’s decision, the tie-up - equating to approximately 1 billion with the aim to create a new entity consisting of about 400 stores - received approval subject to the divestiture of merely 6 of them.
Welcome to our first edition of Competition World in 2017 which comments on regional developments in competition law around the world.
January 31, 2017
On January 10, 2017, the EU Commission published a package of documents on the EU’s data economy strategy, including the “European Data Economy,” e-privacy and data protection.
January 26, 2017
Firstly, we are pleased to introduce Kathy Krug (Calgary, Canada) and Shane Bilardi (Melbourne, Australia), our new jointly appointed Global Food & Agribusiness co-leaders and co-editors of Cultivate.
January 16, 2017
The European regulators are working to finalise the rules that will determine the scope of exemption for commodity market participants from the EU financial services legislation, and the measures on the application of position limits for commodity derivatives.
January 11, 2017
The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union – known as Brexit – triggered a political and economic earthquake whose political and economic consequences continue to make daily headlines, almost five months later.
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