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Maria Hadjisavva

Supreme Court rejects EAW cancellation request: appellant's individual rights not absolute

Litigation - Cyprus
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC

The Supreme Court recently rejected a Greek appellant's request for the annulment of a European arrest warrant (EAW) which had been issued against him in order to investigate alleged criminal offences.

Kay C Georgi

USTR opens new front in trade wars with proposed France duties

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

The US Trade Representative recently announced that it has determined that France's digital services tax is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts US commerce, and that it is proposing additional ad valorem duties of up to 100% on products from France under Section 301 of the Trade Act 1974.

Agnieszka Fedor

Summary of 2019 labour law amendments

Employment & Benefits - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

The year 2019 saw an abundance of labour law novelties, including amendments to the Code of Civil Procedure, the Act on Trade Unions and the Labour Code.

Vlad Săndulescu

Parliament eases procedure for setting up new companies

Company & Commercial - Romania
Schoenherr

A series of minor yet impactful amendments will shortly be introduced to the Companies Law, making it easier for investors and entrepreneurs to set up a new company.

Pia Meetz

Steel manufacturers fined record €646 million for agreeing surcharges and exchanging information

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office has fined three companies and three persons a total of approximately €646 million.

Hui Huang

Is filing a trademark without intention to use an act of bad faith?

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In China, the practice of defensive trademarks appears to be a guiding factor when determining the legitimacy of a trademark application, but said trademarks remain subject to cancellation in case of non-use.

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