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Cesare Galli

New regulations on brands that evoke Italy or are linked to Italian territory

Intellectual Property - Italy
IP Law Galli

The so-called 'Growth Decree' has made provision for IP rights, particularly by introducing new regulations dedicated to 'Italian-sounding terms'.

Eugenio Vaccari

Directors' revocation and change of company control

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of Cassation stated that the revocation of members of a controlled company's board of directors due to the transfer of the majority shareholdings to a third party does not constitute just cause for a director's revocation.Consequently, a change in control of a holding company does not breach the duty of trust between the company and its board members..

Guy Castegnaro

Minimum social wage increased

Employment & Benefits - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

Following recent amendments to Article L 222-9 of the Labour Code, the monthly minimum social wage for a non-qualified employee paid per month has been fixed – as of 1 January 2019 – at €256.60 (with the index value of 100 weighted for the cost of living as of 1 January 1948).

K Shanti Mogan

Federal Court rules on test applicable to applications to restrain arbitration proceedings made by non-parties

Arbitration & ADR - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

The Federal Court recently overturned a Court of Appeal decision on the test which applies to applications to restrain arbitration proceedings made by non-parties to the proceedings.

David Maria Marino

W&I insurance – IVASS clears up some uncertainties

Insurance - Italy
DLA Piper Studio Legale Tributario Associato

IVASS (the Italian insurance regulator) recently clarified that warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance policies do not fall within the scope of Article 4 of IVASS Regulation 29/2009 concerning risks connected to valuation gains and losses resulting from corporate transactions.

Antony Sassi

Court reviews issue of subpoenas

Litigation - Hong Kong
RPC

The High Court recently considered a prospective witness's application to set aside a subpoena directed at him.

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