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Ole Kristian Olsby

Invalid termination? Court rules on termination of graphic designers following business transfer

Employment & Immigration - Norway
Homble Olsby | Littler

The High Court Civil Division recently ruled on whether the termination of two graphic designers from Dagbladet newspaper following a major reorganisation and downsizing process had been valid.

Alexander Vida

Non-registrability of descriptive names

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) recently rejected the registration of the combination word mark ECUMENICAL WORLDMUSIC FESTIVAL.

Camila Mendes Vianna

STJ confirms five-year limitation period for collection of demurrage of containers in maritime transport

Shipping & Transport - Brazil
Kincaid | Mendes Vianna Advogados

In October 2020 the Second Panel of the Superior Court of Justice issued a unanimous decision, on repetitive appeal, establishing that a claim to collect amounts relating to expenses for demurrage previously established in a maritime transport contract (unimodal) is limited to five years by the statute of limitations.

Ana Marjančić

Croatian Competition Agency examines legality of exclusivity clauses in lease agreements

Competition & Antitrust - Croatia
Schoenherr

The Croatian Competition Agency (CCA) recently closed the infringement proceeding against Croatia's largest insurer which had been opened ex officio.

Edmundo Elías-Fernández

Key changes to Foreign Trade General Rules

International Trade - Mexico
Ramos, Ripoll & Schuster

The Tax Administration Service recently published the Third Resolution of Modifications to the Foreign Trade General Rules 2020.

Maciej Durbas

Lack of funds does not enable parties to escape arbitration

Arbitration & ADR - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

Arbitration does not provide for legal aid or an exemption from paying costs.

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Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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