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Oil And Gas: Parent Company Liability For The Tortious Acts Of Its Subsidiary - Practical Considerations
Stuart Carter and Volkan Palanci offer some practical considerations to oil and gas companies arising from key cases on the subject of parent company liability for the tortious acts of its subsidiary.
16 Aug 2018
OLG Frankfurt: Vertriebsverbot Für Luxuswaren Auf Amazon.De Ist Zulässig
Das OLG Frankfurt am Main entschied am 12. Juli 2018 in Sachen 'Coty Germany GmbH v Parfümerie Akzente GmbH', dass ein Anbieter von Luxusprodukten seinen autorisierten Händlern einen Vertrieb...
2 Aug 2018
Blow For Prada As General Court Allows Registration Of THE RICH PRADA
This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in June 2018.
16 Jul 2018
Infraction à la loi "anti-cadeaux" : la Cour de cassation confirme l'arrêt de la cour d'appel de Paris ayant prononcé l'an dernier des amendes records
La Cour de cassation vient de confirmer, dans un arrêt très sévère, la décision de la cour d'appel de Paris ayant prononcé des amendes d'un montant record le 29 mars 2017, à l'encontre d'entreprises de santé...
12 Jun 2018
Violation Of The "Anti-Kickback" Statute: The French Supreme Court Upholds The 2017 Decision Of The Paris Court Of Appeal Imposing Record Fines
In a particularly "harsh" decision, the French Supreme Court just upheld the 29 March 2017 decision of the Paris Court of Appeal which imposed record fines on healthcare companies in the dental sector...
12 Jun 2018
Lessons Learnt – A Review Of 5 English Law Cases From 2017 And What Franchise And Distribution Businesses Can Learn From Them
2017 was a relatively quiet year for franchise disputes in the English courts. Nevertheless, this article discusses five cases which involved franchise and distribution relationships ...
15 Mar 2018
BGH bestätigt Bundeskartellamt: ASICS darf Händlern nicht die Nutzung von Preisvergleichsmaschinen verbieten
ASICS darf Händlern der eigenen Produkte die Nutzung von Preisvergleichsmaschinen nicht generell untersagen, so der BGH in einer nunmehr veröffentlichten Entscheidung aus dem Dezember 2017.
30 Jan 2018
Suppliers Of Luxury Goods Are Given A Welcome Assurance
In its recent decision in Coty Germany GmbH v Parfümerie Akzente GmbH, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has concluded that if a supplier ...
European Union
15 Dec 2017
Proposed Criteria For Parallel Imports Of Schweppes Products
The ECJ was asked a series of questions on exhaustion of trademark rights in different EEA member states ...
21 Nov 2017
Equality Rules!
The much anticipated decision in the case involving equal rights in pension schemes for civil partners and same sex spouses was handed down by the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
27 Jul 2017
Court Of Appeal Confirms More Relaxed Approach To Exclusion Clauses In Commercial Contracts
In the recent case of Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd, the Court of Appeal confirmed that the contra proferentem rule, the rule requiring any ambiguity in an exclusion clause...
17 Jul 2017
SFO Announces Charges In Barclays Qatar Capital Raising Case
The Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") announced today that Barclays and four former senior executives have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and the provision of unlawful financial assistance.
28 Jun 2017
SFO v ENRC Judgment Could Signal The Demise Of Business Cooperation With The SFO
Yesterday saw the publication of Mrs Justice Andrews' judgment in the claim brought by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) against Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation Ltd.
17 May 2017
The Steps Ahead For Britain And The Unitary Patent
One of the most comprehensive reforms of European patent law is expected take effect this year with the introduction of a unitary patent for 25 countries in the EU.
24 Mar 2017
Franchising In Brazil - New Formality Requirements For Franchise Agreements With Arbitration Clauses
Adhesion contracts are contracts that are characterized by a lack of equality between the parties where one party typically dictates the contractual terms to the other party.
17 Mar 2017
Liability To Investors - 15 Feb 2017
The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal by Roskilde, a Danish Bank, that it should compensate an investor who had acquired its subordinated loan notes.
1 Mar 2017
Rolls-Royce - Cooperation Not Confession Unlocks DPA
The Serious Fraud Office has entered into a significant Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Rolls-Royce PLC. Approved in principle by Sir Brian Leveson QC on 16 January 2017.
22 Feb 2017
Bad Hair Day - English High Court Enforces Restrictive Covenants Against Former Franchisee Of Hair Salon Franchise
Franchisors and franchisee should take note that in franchise re-sales, it may be possible to impose stronger RCs on the seller in the sale documentation than would otherwise be possible in the franchise agreement.
24 Nov 2016
Government Launches Consultation On Implementing The New Package Travel Directive
The New PTD was formally adopted by the EU on 25 November 2015. It represents the biggest change in the regulation of package holidays...
10 Nov 2016
Private Banker's Duty Of Care
The case heralds a new approach by the courts to the traditional duty of care imposed on financial advisers when advising their clients (the "Bolam test")....
10 Nov 2016
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