Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Hong Kong | 6 Jun 2022
Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the territory’s competition watchdog to annul cartel fine reductions against several construction companies, holding that the businesses are jointly and severally liable for the conduct of their subcontractors.
RPC | Hong Kong | 15 Mar 2022
In Chan v Kwong, the Court of Appeal allowed the plaintiff's appeal against the dismissal by a trial judge of her claim for adverse possession and ordered that the case be retried before another judge. That is a matter for another day. Of more interest, for now, is the Court of Appeal's observations on the plaintiff's challenge to the judge's costs order.
McCann FitzGerald LLP | Ireland | 26 Jan 2021
The High Court recently confirmed that under the revised legal costs regime, where the proceedings concern matters of public importance, courts can…
PRO Compliance | USA | 10 Jun 2020
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has questioned Impax Laboratories and the Federal Trade Commission on what can be legally conceded in settling patent litigation.
PRO Compliance | United Kingdom | 29 Apr 2020
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority should not pay legal costs for companies that successfully appeal against its decisions, unless the agency has acted “unreasonably or in bad faith”, the enforcer has said.
Hill Dickinson | United Kingdom | 17 Jun 2019
In a recent unfair prejudice petition (Ashdown and Ors -v- Griffin and Ors ) concerning a company known as Advertising Bins Ltd (AdBins), the…
Taylor Wessing | European Union, United Kingdom | 20 Mar 2019
At this time of year, everyone starts to dream of their summer holiday - but, according to the travel industry, false holiday sickness claims have…
CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz | Serbia | 21 Jan 2019
On 23 December 2018, Serbian Parliament passed the Act on Amendments of the Law on Court Fees that is applicable as of 1 January 2019. As of this…
Studio Legale Previti | European Union, Italy | 15 Jan 2019
With a ruling issued on 10 January 2019 the Commercial Court of Rome ruled in favor of R.T.I (a Mediaset Group Company) in the lawsuit against the US…
K&L Gates LLP | Poland | 14 Jan 2019
The Minister of Justice in his speech regarding the “great reform of civil proceedings” announced among other things, a reduction or even liquidation…