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Proposed civil service cuts survive judicial review
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2011

You may recall that the previous administration's attempt to revise the Civil Service Compensation Scheme ("the Old Scheme") last year failed.


Veolia wins partial victory in bid to withhold commercially sensitive information requested under the Audit Commission Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2010

Veolia has part succeeded in the Court of Appeal in withholding certain commercially sensitive information contained in its PFI waste contract with Nottinghamshire County Council.


Heyday challenge fails: UK default retirement age is legal... for now
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2009

In March of this year, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided that the UK default retirement age (DRA) of 65 introduced by the Age Regulations could be compatible with the overarching EC Equal Treatment Directive (the Directive) provided that the DRA could be objectively and reasonably justified.


Corridor & location v. route: a case comment on Sincennes v. Alberta (EUB), 2009 ABCA 167
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 23 2009

In a recent decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal addressed the overlapping jurisdiction of the National Energy Board (NEB) and the Alberta Energy and Utilities Board (EUB 10) in respect of international power lines (IPL), and the EUB's "public interest" mandate.


The Pharmaceutical Sector Inquiry Preliminary Report: patent-related issues raised relevant to all patent intensive industries
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • January 29 2009

Wragge & Co's first analysis of the EU Commission's preliminary report on the pharmaceutical sector looked at the regulatory issues covered by the preliminary report.


The Court of First Instance prevents Lego from using a trade mark registration to monopolise the technical result achieved by a Lego brick
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union
  • November 25 2008

Lego Juris AS's appeal to the Court of First Instance (CFI) against the cancellation of its construction toy block shape community trade mark (CTM) was unsuccessful (T-27006).


The changing face of energy regulation in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 22 2008

At one time, energy regulatory counsel could often predict the decision of an energy regulator - whether in respect of utility rates or new pipeline or transmission facilities - with a degree of accuracy.


Martin Chitty
  • Gowling WLG

Greg Standing
  • Gowling WLG

Simon Taylor
  • Gowling WLG