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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.

Wendawn Miller-Frazer

CESRA: economic substance reporting deadline extension

Corporate Tax - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

The Commercial Entities Substance Requirements Act (CESRA) 2018 requires all legal entities registered in The Bahamas to comply with economic substance reporting by submitting an annual filing to the minister of finance.

Carmen Verdonck

BCA suspects Caudalie of imposing minimum resale prices on distributors and limiting active and passive online sales

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Belgium
ALTIUS

Following dawn raids carried out in 2018, the Belgian Competition Authority's Investigation and Prosecution Service has opened an investigation regarding alleged anti-competitive practices committed by Caudalie, a French cosmetics company specialising in vinotherapy, after a Belgian pharmacist complained that his supplier was imposing a pricing policy on him..

Jürg Schneider

Proposed Film Act revision: investment obligation for online film providers and quotas for European films

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Film Act is under revision, with major implications for online film providers.

Mathew Newman

Not just a rubber stamp: principles for liquidators to get decisions blessed by Royal Court

Litigation - Guernsey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently brought an end to an important chapter in a long-running dispute regarding control of the exploration and exploitation of the oil and gas reserves of Georgia.

Ye Cai

Tommy Hilfiger invalidates trademark piggybacking on its iconic flag logo in actual use

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

As a rising fashion brand in China, Tommy Hilfiger has been constantly challenged by an increasing number of copycats.

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