Appealing a decision by the CMA in a merger review | Linklaters

Legal Briefing

Contentious competition proceedings are on the rise. At Linklaters, our dedicated competition litigation team has been busy dealing with a marked increase in the number of judicial review actions challenging regulatory decisions, in particular in recent times in relation to merger decisions and related procedural infringements, with collective actions also on the rise in the …

Doing business in Vietnam | LuatViet

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While controlling the waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam continues to position itself as an attractive investment destination in the Asia-Pacific region despite the ongoing US-China trade war. As a promising proposition for foreign investors, Vietnamese lawmakers have recently introduced several major changes to its investment-related legislation with the new Law on Investment (LOI) 2020 …

Doing business in India | Clasis Law

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India has one of the most transparent and liberal foreign direct investment regimes among the emerging and developing economies. Any foreign investment proposed to be brought into an Indian entity, either by way of subscription or purchase of securities, is governed by the Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999, Foreign Exchange Management (Non-Debt Instrument) Rules 2019, …

Class actions in the UK: preparing for a changing landscape | Brodies

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If you were asked to name a well-known example of a class action, the first one to spring to mind might be Hollywood’s Erin Brockovich, based on the true story of a Californian community that claimed for damages against an energy corporation for suspected groundwater contamination, and secured a multi-million-dollar settlement. Although the likes of …

Digital nomads, welcome to Croatia – new regulation of foreign nationals’ residence introduced | Macesic & Partners

Legal Briefing

One of the things the Covid-19 pandemic has taught us is that most work can be performed remotely. But even before worldwide lockdowns, some individuals have been using technology to replace their offices with exotic locations around the world. They are ‘digital nomads’ and their numbers have been increasing rapidly in the last couple of …

The ‘new normal’: the scope for adapting the ways we work as the Covid-19 pandemic continues | Kluge Advokatfirma

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The Covid-19 pandemic has presented numerous new challenges to companies across the world, including in Norway. A number of new issues and problems had –and still have –to be assessed and addressed at a very short notice. The large volume of new temporary legislation has targeted some of the immediate issues companies were faced with. …

Significant matters – Autumn 2020


Sainsbury’s makes cuts to adviser panel Herbert Smith Freehills and DAC Beachcroft were among the firms to win spots on Sainsbury’s most recent legal panel, with the supermarket chain cutting its roster by a third with 11 spots reduced to eight.