International Law Office

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Alexander Vida

Free-riding on reputation of LOUIS VUITTON mark

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

There have been relatively few 'free-riding' trademark cases in Hungary since the country's laws were harmonised with EU law in 1997.

Will Pearce

Takeover Panel imposes 'cold-shouldering'

Corporate Finance/M&A - United Kingdom
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

The Takeover Panel recently published a panel statement which provides helpful guidance on the factors that it will take into consideration when determining whether a person should be cold-shouldered.

Simon Blain

Use of nuptial agreements for international families and impact of Brexit

Private Client & Offshore Services - United Kingdom
Forsters LLP

Nuptial agreements are a crucial component of wider family wealth planning.

Sergio Passerini

Employee dismissed for giving confidential company documents to former colleague

Litigation - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

The directors of a credit company placed under extraordinary administration for serious irregularities learned that an employee had covertly given the company's former general manager some confidential company documents, which he had had no reason to access.

Patricia Barboza

Superior Labour Court rules out simultaneous use of hazard allowance and risk premium

Employment & Benefits - Brazil
CGM Advogados

The Labour Code provides for two payments which eligible employees can receive in addition to their base salary: the hazard allowance and the risk premium.

Anat Shavit

Digital tax developments

Corporate Tax - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) set a goal to deliver by 2020 a final report that includes a consensus approach with respect to the challenges of the digital economy, both the allocation of taxation rights (pillar one) and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting issues (pillar two).

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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