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Alexander Vida

Who owns a mark used by multiple business parties?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

In a recent dispute between the inventor and marketer of a food supplement gel, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office, the Metropolitan Tribunal and the Metropolitan Court of Appeal had to determine the true owner of the associated word and device marks.

Laura Pierallini

Mind your drone business – recent ENAC initiatives

Aviation - Italy
Studio Pierallini

The Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) was one of the first EU aviation authorities to develop national rules to regulate remote-piloted aircraft systems.

Marco Penna

New banking regulation: temporary measures in event of hard Brexit

Banking - Italy
Legance Avvocati Associati

The Ministry of Economy and Finance recently published a press release announcing the measures which the Italian government, in close consultation with the regulatory authorities and following discussions with trade associations, intends to take in order to avoid a hard Brexit having a cliff-edge effect on financial activities.

Brenda A Rogel Salgado

Environmental liability for damage caused by pipelines and storage terminal operations

Environment & Climate Change - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

In view of recent policy changes relating to hydrocarbons and gasoline distribution via pipelines, liability for the remediation of soil and water contamination derived from hydrocarbon spills and leaks at storage terminals and pipelines has become a hot topic.

Elizabeth Small

Consultation published for SDLT surcharge for non-residents acquiring residential property

Real Estate - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

The government recently published a consultation proposing the introduction of a 1% stamp duty land tax surcharge on non-residents acquiring residential property in England and Northern Ireland.

Beril Yayla Sapan

Supreme Court rules inappropriately worded emails are valid reason for termination

Employment & Benefits - Turkey
Gün + Partners

The Supreme Court recently found that the failure of employees to use appropriate language in their written workplace correspondence with superiors or colleagues constitutes a valid reason for termination.

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Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom

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Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA

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Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey