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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.
Patent Box tax regime to change

The UK Government proposes to end UK's patent box regime following agreement with Germany.

Patents Court decides further Herceptin patents are invalid

The Patents Court has decided in favour of Hospira in a challenge to Herceptin formulation patents.

Summary of the SuperInvestor Paris 2014 Conference - Day Three

The final day of SuperInvestor 2014 saw an animated discussion of topics ranging from the adoption of marginal gains to opportunities in emerging markets.

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.

Rights of light: striking a balance

Jason Juden and Catherine Banton discuss rights to light in Property Investor News.

Spanish Competition Authority fines paper and board recovery companies €3.8 million

The Spanish Competition Authority has fined 13 companies and 1 association involved in the recovery of paper and board in Spain for cartel conduct.

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