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Poland: UOKiK to examine TV broadcasters’ practices

On 5 May 2021 the Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) announced the launch of two anti-monopoly proceedings against: – Polsat Television; and – four Discovery Group entities (ie, Discovery Communications Europe, Discovery Communications Benelux, Discovery Polska and Eurosport).

Principles applicable to an ‘insolvent’ trust in Jersey

It is important that trustees understand their obligations if their trust structure comes under financial stress. Helpfully, the Jersey courts have provided guidance on the principles applicable to ‘insolvent’ trusts, which is likely to be highly persuasive in other jurisdictions.

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When it comes to high-level #MeToo allegations, trusting internal investigations is a dangerous game Baker McKenzie finds itself in a right old #MeToo mess. The firm has been referred to the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal over allegations that the firm allowed a sexual misconduct investigation to be “improperly” influenced by the accused, former London managing partner […]

City firms step in to act ahead of Bakers’ SDT hearing

Clyde & Co is one of five firms that will represent parties in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal next month, as Baker McKenzie faces claims it allowed a misconduct investigation to be “improperly” influenced. Bakers, two former partners and the firm’s ex-HR director are all set to appear after the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) referred them […]

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