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Electricity capacity mechanisms: lessons learned from recent European Commission decisions

Electricity capacity mechanisms: lessons learned from recent European Commission decisions

By , and | 24 Apr 2018

The European Commission has recently endorsed – on certain conditions - the capacity mechanisms for electricity supply proposed by Germany, Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Poland. Some lessons can be learned.

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The latest news from Europe on "gun-jumping" in merger control – the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl

The latest news from Europe on "gun-jumping" in merger control – the Opinion of Advocate General Wahl

By | 02 Feb 2018

On 18 January 2018 Advocate General (AG) Wahl of the European Court of Justice delivered an important Opinion on the topic of gun-jumping under the European Merger Control Regulation (ECMR).

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Manufacturers of Luxury Products May Ban Online Sales of Authorised Distributors Through Third-Party Platforms

By | 08 Dec 2017

On 6 December 2017 the Court of Justice of the European Union (Court) delivered its long awaited judgment (read here full text of judgment) in case Coty Germany GmbH v Parfümerie Akzente GmbH based on a request for a preliminary ruling by the Higher Regional Court, Fankfurt am Main, Germany.

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EU treatment of imports from China in anti-dumping cases: Nothing changes on 11 December 2016

EU treatment of imports from China in anti-dumping cases: Nothing changes on 11 December 2016

By | 09 Dec 2016

A practical Q&A provided by Laurent Ruessmann, Partner in the Brussels office, who is a well-known expert in trade defence matters

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Fieldfisher defends the first case on data sharing under the BPR adopted by ECHA Board of Appeal

By | 31 Aug 2016

On 23 August 2016, the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency (''ECHA'') ruled on the first case (Case A-005-2015) under the Biocidal Products Regulation (EU) No 528/2012 (''BPR'').