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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.

Madeleine Thörn

Arbitral award challenge based on Achmea unsuccessful

Arbitration & ADR - Sweden
Norburg & Scherp Advokatbyra

The Svea Court of Appeal has largely upheld two arbitral awards which Poland had challenged on the ground that the arbitration provision in the investment treaty between Poland, Luxembourg and Belgium was incompatible with EU law according to Achmea.

Katarzyna Michalowska

New film production support scheme launched

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

Under a new financial support scheme, the Polish Film Institute will now offer cash rebates as a form of support for the production of feature films, documentaries, animated films and TV series.

Monic Nisa Devina

New Bank Indonesia regulation on prudential rules for offshore debt and FX-denominated liabilities

Banking - Indonesia
Ali Budiardjo, Nugroho, Reksodiputro

Bank Indonesia recently issued an umbrella regulation on the application of prudential norms.

Barış Ertekin

Financial distress and board of directors' liabilities

Insolvency & Restructuring - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

Pursuant to Article 376/3 of the Commercial Code, where there are signs that a company is in financial distress, its board of directors should prepare an interim balance sheet.

Keith Robinson

Round-up of recent trust cases

Private Client & Offshore Services - Bermuda
Carey Olsen (Guernsey)

In 2018 the Bermuda courts issued several important decisions in trust cases.

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