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Alexander Vida

What happens when an EU mark is not well known in Hungary?

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently refused to register a mark on the basis that the opponent had proved its prior mark's reputation in a substantial part of the European Union.

Sergey Medvedev

Federal Anti-monopoly Service clarifies role of online messenger systems in advertising

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Russia
Gorodissky & Partners

Advertisers are increasingly using online messenger systems to promote businesses, as well as their goods and services.

Federico De Noriega

Cashless money transactions – Mexico's new payment method

Banking - Mexico
Hogan Lovells BSTL SC

Digital collection (CoDi) is the latest electronic payment method developed by the Mexican Central Bank, designed to reduce the use of cash and promote competition, while incorporating larger sections of the population into the formal financial sector.

Emma West

Agent's failure to disclose relevant information: a 'Gauguin-tuan' error?

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

In a recent decision concerning the sale of a Gauguin painting, the Court of Appeal confirmed that if an agent sells a principal's property and fails to disclose to the principal that it received a higher offer for the property, it will not lose its commission unless it acted dishonestly or in bad faith.

Zhan Yang

Unreliable Entity List embraces abuse of dominance under Anti-monopoly Law

Competition & Antitrust - China
AnJie Law Firm

The Ministry of Commerce of China recently announced the establishment of an Unreliable Entity List (UEL) targeting foreign entities and individuals that (among other things) fail to comply with the principles of the market economy or threaten China's national security.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

New tax reforms in effect

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

In the 2019/2020 Budget Communication the government announced various tax reforms which came into effect on 1 July 2019.

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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