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The European Courts Political Power: Article by Karen Alter

Professor Karen Alter of Northwestern University has published an article entitled “The European Courts Political Power Across Time and Space”. Heres what the abstract states:”This article extracts from Alters larger body of work insights on how the political and social… … Continue reading

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Antitrust News: The European Commission imposes fines for the first time in 15 years as a result of online retail price restrictions (RPM)

Author: Luis Blanquez On July 24, 2018, the European Commission fined manufacturers Asus, Denon & Marantz, Philips and Pioneer for over €111 million for restricting the ability of online retailers to set their own retail prices for a variety of … Continue reading

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Private Equity Liability Under European Law

Posted by David Vann, Ellen Frye, and Étienne Renaudeau, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, on Saturday, August 4, 2018 Editor's Note: David Vann is partner, Ellen Frye is counsel, and Étienne Renaudeau is an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. This post is based … Continue reading

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Dutch Court Declares Largest-Ever European Investor Claims Settlement Binding

On July 13, 2018, the Amsterdam Court of Appeals finally approved the €1.3 billion ($1.5 billion) settlement of a series of shareholder claims against Fortis in the wake of the global financial crisis. The settlement, which had first been announced … Continue reading

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European Secured Notes: EBA assessment published

On 24 July 2018, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published a report setting out the outcome of its assessment of the European Commission’s call for advice on European Secured Notes (ESNs). The report makes 5 recommendations on key aspects for … Continue reading

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