The Damages Directive makes it to the ECJ for the first time

Posted on 18 January, 2018
The Lisbon District Court (Tribunal Judicial da Comarca de Lisboa) has recently made the first preliminary reference to the ECJ regarding the Damages Directive.

WE LAUNCH NEW BLOG PAGE

Posted on 8 January, 2018
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Distribution of luxury products over Internet

Posted on 20 December, 2017
A few months ago, on this blog we discussed the opinion of the advocate general at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Mr. Wahl, in the Coty Germany GmbH versus Parfümerie Akzente GmbH case, C‑230/16, regarding the (i) admission of the luxury image of the products to justify a selective distribution system, and (ii) the

CJEU clamps down on The Pirate Bay

Posted on 5 December, 2017

ISU’S RESTRICTIVE PENALTIES BREACH COMPETITION RULES

Posted on 8 January, 2018
On December 8, 2017, the European Commission announced that the International Skating Union (ISU) rules imposing penalties on skaters participating in competitions that are not authorized by the ISU breach article 101 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU).

WHAT DOES 2018 HOLD FOR THE LABOR SECTOR? NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Posted on 15 January, 2018
In comparison to 2017, which was relatively calm on the legislative front and somewhat more active in the judicial field, 2018 is approaching packed with new developments in legislation and case law that will be key for corporate strategy decision making. Starting with legislative developments in the labor field, we highlight the most important ones below:  

RIGHT TO APPEAL AGAINST CAS ARBITRAL AWARD IS NOT QUESTION OF PUBLIC POLICY

Posted on 8 January, 2018
In its ruling 4A_384/2017 of October 8, 2017, the Swiss Supreme Court (TF)—the highest judicial authority in Switzerland and the only appeal authority against an award issued by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS/TAS) at Lucerne—ruled that (i) despite not being an arbitral award, the termination order issued by the president of the CAS appeals