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  • Spain: The Supreme Court rules on the first appeals on the follow-on actions arising from the truck cartel

    In the fifteen rulings, the High Court clarifies some questions about the case, although we will have to be attentive to its position in relation to the following pending appeals.
  • New CJEU ruling on damages arising from collusive conduct: legal costs in 'antitrust' litigation and requirements for the judicial estimation of damages

    The CJEU rules on the fifth question for preliminary ruling referred by a Spanish court in relation to proceedings for damages arising from the truck manufacturers' cartel.
  • The new arbitration rules issued by the Mexican Arbitration Center cover an important need in the local arbitration market

    On December 1, 2022, the Mexican Arbitration Center (CAM) issued its new Arbitration Rules, which will be applicable to certain procedures.
  • Spain: What will the new collective actions for the protection of consumers’ rights and interests involve and how will they be heard?

    The first draft bill on representative actions for the protection of consumers’ collective interests provides for the creation of a special proceeding and promotes the use of tools, such as electronic platforms, as a means of enabling a smoother hearing process and direct and simple access for consumers.
  • Transport and Shipping Newsletter - December 2022

  • CJEU judgment on the Prestige oil tanker sets new guidelines on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments

    The European Court’s recent judgment tackles the relationship between arbitration and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in Member States and the existence of more than one judicial decision on the same matter. 
  • Transport and Shipping Newsletter - June 2022

  • New developments for sustainability of road haulage

    Drivers are forbidden to engage in loading and unloading of goods and a carriage charge review clause is introduced due to variation in fuel prices.
  • In what cases can boats allocated to nautical chartering be used privately?

    Various pieces of legislation and also rulings of the Directorate General of Taxes clarify the effects of the use by the owner of the boat for private purposes.
  • Preliminary Draft of the Sustainable Mobility Law proposes a new model of mobility and transport

    The new regulation treats it as a social right and introduces important new features ranging from the creation of a kind of sandbox for the development of mobility projects to the amendment of the Workers’ Statute to promote sustainable work-related travel.