On this edition, Dr. Frank Fine, Director of EC Competition Law Advocates in Brussels, discusses the effect on companies that run afoul of EU rules on information exchanges. He discusses the type of information exchanges addressed by the European Commission's...
The ECJ Judgement in Pfleiderer : A
Tension more Imaginary than real
By Dr. Frank L. Fine
Summary: On June 14, 2011, the European Court of
Justice handed down a ruling which will have negative repercussions for cartel
enforcement for Germany...
by Frank L. Fine
Until recently, there have been only isolated instances
in which information exchanges were caught by the European Commission pursuant
to Article 101(1) of the TFEU in the absence of a wider cartel. There is now a
wider array of...
By Sanford J. Davis, Mitchell R.
Kops, William Kambas and Theodore Ahlgren
Excerpt: 2011 Emerging Issues 5869
SUMMARY : Malta has emerged as an increasingly
attractive jurisdiction for multinational enterprises. In recent years, Malta
M. Cannon and David
In response to the escalation in the
level of violence perpetrated by the current Syrian regime against its people,
the EU has recently implemented additional measures directly targeted at
by Carlos de Sousa e Brito
There is a major sea change
ahead for the registration of vessels, as some European legislation is being
prepared to convince ship owners to register their vessels in the European
Union (EU). Germany, for example...
by Marco Mazzeschi
The EU directive 2009/50 of May 29, 2009 (the so called "Blue Card Directive") was approved to improve the EU's ability to attract highly qualified workers from third countries.The aim was not only to enhance...
OK, so I am beginning to see the
light at the end of the data mining tunnel. Another two weeks and hopefully it
will be done.
Amid the data mining a recent blog
post from Robert Goddard on Corporate Law
and Governance noted that a report from The...
By Martin Ouwehand
Recently, the European Court of Auditors ("the Court") published
a special report on their website concerning the effectiveness of controls on
simplified customs procedures for imports. Simplified customs procedures for...
by Boris Segalis , Marcus Evans and Jay Modrall
As we have written extensively, the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ’s) ruling in the Schrems case on October 6, 2015 may effectively invalidate the US-EU Safe Harbor framework. While we believe...
The United Kingdom's new laws for Web cookies and e-commerce come into force on
Thursday, 26 May 2011.
The new laws were announced in April
after a consultation in which Duane Morris participated. The consultation was
triggered by a new European...
By: Stephen C. Tupper
In March 2011, the European Commission published its first annual report, to
the European Council, on trade and investment barriers in third world
countries. This is the latest round in a long...
The Canada Consumer Product Safety
Act ("CCPSA"), which received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010, came
into force on June 20, 2011. Health Canada is responsible for administering the
CCPSA, which replaces Schedule I of Canada's...
Until October 1, 2000, competition law in Denmark was based on the
Competition Act of 1997, which entered into force on January 1, 1998. At the
time that it was enacted, the Act represented a significant change in Danish
competition law because it...