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FCA consults on CRD IV: Are you an IFPRU or BIPRU firm?

Proposed changes to the FCA Handbook as published by the FCA in its consultation paper published on 31 July 2013.
AGCM fines Lawyers’ National Council Board for limiting competition on tariffs

The Italian Competition Authority has fined the Italian lawyers’ association for having re-introduced minimum tariffs for the services of Italian lawyers.

Advocate General renders opinion in case on enforcement of standard essential patents

In the Huawei v ZTE case (C-170/13, Huawei Technologies), Advocate General (AG) Wathelet has today published his eagerly anticipated opinion.

Spanish Competition Authority fines the biggest Spanish collecting society €3.1 million

The Spanish Competition Authority has adopted a decision fining the Spanish General Society of Authors and Publishers for abusive conduct.

French Competition Authority agrees that a subsidiary may refuse to contest an anti-competitive practice despite its parent company continuing to challenge it

The French Competition Authority has fined three undertakings for a cartel between military personnel movers in Martinique.

Summary of the SuperInvestor Paris 2014 Conference - Day Two

Day 2 of SuperInvestor 2014 saw the effects of macroeconomic and geopolitical events on private equity once again take centre stage.

Got BIM? It’s nothing to worry about

Stuart Jordan writes for Gulf Construction on the issue of Building Information Modelling.

What are the undisputed benefits of Dispute Boards?

Stuart Jordan, Construction partner, discusses the use and practice of Distputes Boards in the construction industry for Gulf Construction.

Time and money claims are good

Stuart Jordan, Construction partner, discusses the use of 'time and money' claims in the Middle Eastern construction industry.

Summary of the SuperInvestor Paris 2014 Conference - Day One

Once again, key figures in the private equity industry came together to provide insights on the global economy, market sentiment and emerging industry trends.

Marketing non-EU funds to EU investors - is there light at the end of the tunnel?

In theory, the main benefit to the industry which was delivered by AIFMD is a “passport” which allows EU-based fund managers to manage or market their EU-based funds across the EU. In practice, this "passport" might not be as straightforward as policy-makers in Brussels would have you believe.

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Shaistah Akhtar

Shaistah Akhtar is a regular contributor to our Business Litigation Alert, primarily focusing on fraud, bribery and sanctions issues in Europe and around the world.