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Article 101 TFEU, notion of undertaking and succession of undertakings

Article 101 TFEU specifies the rules applicable to the behaviour of undertakings. Its purpose is to control anti-competitive behaviour entered into between different undertakings. The general prohibition in article 101 is followed by a non-exhaustive list of examples of anti-competitive practices such as price fixing and market sharing. Under article 101(2) any agreement in breach of article 101(1) is automatically void. However article 101(3) provides that in certain circumstances exemptions ca... [Read All]

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 26th March 2015 and should come into force in October 2015. One of its main aims is to encourage SMEs and consumers to bring private actions in co...
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In 2008, Frédéric X opens a Facebook account. In 2011, his account is suspended. The decision does not mention it but Facebook did so because Frédéric X posted the famous p...
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Too well known for your own good. Free movement of goods and protection of trade marks

Artificial partitioning of the market. How the re-branding of a drug by a parallel importer was ruled lawful by the Court of Appeal of England & Wales (Civil Division)


The Court of Appeal found that the enforcement against a parallel importer of a trade mark used for a pharmaceutical product created an artificial partition in the market in the UK and was a disguised...
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The case is about a consumer domiciled in Austria, Mr Kolassa, who, through an Austrian bank and its German parent company, invested around 68 000 euros in certificates (bearer bonds) issued by a UK b...
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The historical basis of the case in hand can be traced down to the 2003 USA operation named “Iraqi Freedom”, during which the territory of Iraq was invaded and its civil polity was placed ...
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The CJEU, in an interesting judgement about the liability for product recall, has clarified the EU rules on liability for damage caused by potentially defective medical devices. In the given case, th...
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In a recent judgement, delivered on the 26th of February 2015, the CJEU has determined that the cost of the resale royalty of an original work of art may be borne by the buyer or the seller. The requ...
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Post Date: 27-09-2012 - Article Date: 22-08-2012
  As it was before, the “composition with creditors” (art. 160, Italian Bankruptcy Act) helped too little the insolvent entrpreneurs. Not to mention the “restructuring agreements” (art. 182bis, I.B.A.). The tools provided by the legislator between 2005 and 2006, were am... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 25-05-2015 - Article Date: 25-05-2015
Article 101 TFEU specifies the rules applicable to the behaviour of undertakings. Its purpose is to control anti-competitive behaviour entered into between different undertakings. The general prohibition in article 101 is followed by a non-exhaustive list of examples of anti-competitive practices su... [Read All] - Comments (0)
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Post Date: 16-02-2015 - Article Date: 16-02-2015
In a recent case, AmTrust Europe Ltd v Trust Risk Group SpA [2014] EWHC 4169 (Comm) (10 December 2014), the Commercial Court considered whether the English court had jurisdiction to grant an injunction in circumstances where the parties had entered into a number of agreements with conflicting jurisd... [Read All] - Comments (0)