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By Gisela Knuts, Henrik Fieber
A commentary on the dispute resolution preferences of clients in the Nordic region.
By Christian Wik
On 14 June 2011 the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") gave its ruling in the Pfleiderer case (C-360/09).
By Mikael Segercrantz
On 19 April 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a preliminary ruling (Case C-523/10 Wintersteiger AG v Products 4U Sondermaschinenbau GmbH) on the relationship between jurisdiction and a country-specific search engine website.
By Nina Isokorpi
The Finnish Parliament has recently adopted amendments to the Act on Contractor’s Obligations and Liability when Work is Contracted Out (FI: laki tilaajan selvitysvelvollisuudesta ja vastuusta ulkopuolista työvoimaa käytettäessä; 1233/2006) and to the Act on Public Procurement (FI: laki julkisista hankinnoista; 348/2007).
By Gisela Knuts, Henrik Fieber, Claes Lundblad, Petri Taivalkoski
The Roschier Disputes Index comprises a market survey focusing on Northern Europe’s prevailing practices and trends in dispute resolution, as seen from the perspective of the largest companies operating in Sweden and Finland.
By Elina Saviharju
Bundesgerichtshof ("BGH"), the highest civil court of Germany, ruled in a case concerning music sampling on 20 November 2008.
The Commission has invited interested parties to submit comments on the commitments offered by RWE to address the Commission's concerns regarding its alleged abuse of dominant position on the German gas transmission market.
The revised Finnish Corporate Governance Code (the "Code") for Finnish listed companies was issued on 20 October 2008 replacing the Corporate Governance Recommendation from 2003.
The Commission carried out an unannounced inspection at the premises of Telekomunikacja Polska S.A. ("Telekomunikacja Polska"), the incumbent telecom operator in Poland, on 23 September 2008.
On 9 October 2008, the European Court of Justice gave a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of Article 7(2) a of Directive 96/9/EC on the legal protection of databases ("Database Directive").
The Commission has imposed a total fine of EUR 676 million on 9 groups - ENI, ExxonMobil, Hansen & Rosenthal, Tudapetrol, MOL, Repsol, Sasol, RWE and Total - for participating in a paraffin wax cartel in the EEA between 1992 and 2005 in violation of Article 81 of the EC Treaty.
The Finnish Supreme Court has rendered a decision (KKO:2008:88 17 September 2008) concerning employer's liability for termination of employment in connection with a transfer of undertaking.
The Commission has cleared, subject to conditions, the proposed acquisition of certain parts of GBI, of the Netherlands, by Associated British Foods ("ABF"), of the UK.
The Finnish Government has recently published its updated policy on the availability of a high-quality broadband networks in Finland.
In a preliminary ruling the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") held that a company in a dominant position on the relevant market for medicinal products is abusing its dominant position if it refuses to meet ordinary orders of wholesalers in order to stop parallel exports.
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