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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.

David R Hamill

July update on China Section 301 tariffs: latest from China-US talks

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

At a recent G20 Summit press conference, President Trump said that he would not lift the existing Section 301 tariffs on China, but would also not add tariffs on any additional Chinese imports "for at least the time being" as part of an agreement to resume negotiations with China.

Donna M Parisi

CFTC proposes amendments to DCO core principle regulations

Derivatives - USA
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has proposed a series of changes to its general regulations governing derivatives clearing organisations (DCOs).

Hagen Köckeritz

Risks associated with engagement of external personnel

Employment & Benefits - Germany
Mayer Brown

There is a considerable need for external personnel – partly due to the current labour market's limited supply of highly qualified specialists willing to work as employees in some areas and partly due to the increasing demand for flexibility.

Sean Griffin

Lethal injection opinion from DOJ OLC threatens FDA's claims-based interpretation of 'intended use'

Healthcare & Life Sciences - USA
Sidley Austin LLP

In a recent opinion, the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) in the US Department of Justice concluded that an article intended to effectuate capital punishment by a state or the federal government is not subject to regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

New tax reforms in effect

Private Client & Offshore Services - 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