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By Matt Evans, Laura Fraedrich, Chase Kaniecki, Victoria M. Yuan
The United Kingdom has a voluntary merger notification system for review of transactions on both antitrust and public interest grounds.
By Adam Salter
In this edition of the Update, we report on the annual increase to the minimum wage and the proposed 12-month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty.
By Eileen Lagathu, Anna Masser, Christian Fulda, Ozan Akyurek, Lamberto Schiona, Dieter Strubenhoff, Jakob Hübert, Gerjanne Te Winkel, Ignacio Santabaya, Sébastien Champagne, Nicholas Cotter
Currently, European law provides only for representative actions to stop or prohibit infringements of EU consumer law, but not for collective redress.
By Jeffrey C. Wu, S. Christian Platt
On June 5, 2018, Chief Judge David Ruschke and Vice Chief Judge Tim Fink of the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) participated in a webinar providing new guidance on three topics:
By Daniel Kazhdan, David Maiorana
While patent decisions from the ITC do not have collateral estoppel effects on later district court cases, other ITC decisions may create collateral estoppel.
By Lisa Ledbetter, Daniel McLoon, Michael Butowsky, Alban Caillemer Du Ferrage, Philippe Goutay, Edward Nalbantian, Ralph F. MacDonald III (Chip), Colin C. Richard, Kayla Davis
President Trump has signed into law the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act ("Act"), with the principal goals of promoting U.S. economic growth, recalibrating burdensome rules...
By Mark Douglas
On April 3, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order that, in light of its recent ruling in Merit Management Group LP v. FTI Consulting Inc.
By Jane Rue Wittstein, Mark Douglas
In the service of the Bankruptcy Code's goals of giving debtors a "fresh start" and ensuring that estate assets are fairly and equally distributed ...
By Lucas Wilk, Roger Dobson, Katie Higgins, Evan J. Sylwestrzak, Julie-Anne Pemberton
The administrators of an Australian auction house and gallery business applied to the Federal Court of Australia for directions to recover in excess of $1 million in fees and costs incurred with respect to performing...
By John Emmerig, Michael Legg, Samuel Hickey
Competing class actions, particularly in relation to shareholder claims, have increased in Australia and imposed unnecessary costs on respondents.
By T. Daniel Reynolds
The Bankruptcy Code contains an array of provisions designed to encourage lenders to provide debtor-in-possession ("DIP") financing in chapter 11 cases, including authorization of "superpriority"...
By Dan Moss, Mark Douglas
Even if a U.S. court has jurisdiction over a lawsuit involving foreign litigants, the court may conclude that a foreign court ...
By Daniel Kazhdan, Matthew Johnson
We have previously discussed the ramifications of the Supreme Court's decision in SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, which held that the PTAB cannot institute an IPR on only some of the petitioned claims.
By John Emmerig, Steven Fleming, Jordan Phoustanis
The Commonwealth Senate Economics Committee (a standing committee composed by members of the upper house of Parliament) handed down its long-awaited final report on corporate tax avoidance in Australia.
By Vladimir Lechtman, Sergei Volfson
On June 4, 2018, Russian President Putin signed the Federal Law "On Measures to Counter Unfriendly Actions of the United States of America and/or Other Foreign States" ...
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