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Richard Schmidt

Can a judicial error create Hungarian jurisdiction if the place of performance is abroad?

Litigation - Hungary
SMARTLEGAL Schmidt & Partners

This article analyses a recent Supreme Court decision concerning the Hungarian courts' jurisdiction in a dispute arising from an international sales contract.

Xingnan Ming

SPC invalidates copycat N trademarks

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

In an exemplary trademark case concerning major sport footwear manufacturer New Balance, the Supreme People's Court ruled that a single-letter mark can become distinctive and famous in the market through long-term use and promotion and that the bad faith of registrants of disputed marks must be considered in determinations of similarity..

Ginevra Biadico

A purposive approach: court decides not to revoke renewable incentives following minor formal infraction

Energy & Natural Resources - Italy
Norton Rose Fulbright

A recent Council of State ruling has clarified the conditions for the award of tariffs to solar photovoltaic plants by finding that a failure to communicate construction completion to the relevant authorising authority cannot be considered a material infringement.

Oliver Passmore

Royal Court blesses momentous decision of representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The Royal Court recently considered for the first time the blessing of a momentous decision of a court-appointed representative of minor and unborn beneficiaries of a trust to enter into a settlement agreement in respect of claims against the trust.

Jouni Kautto

Can work survive without collective agreements?

Employment & Immigration - Finland
Waselius & Wist

Collective agreements have become a natural part of the Finnish working life and almost 90% of all Finnish employees are covered by such an agreement.

Andreas Fankhauser

Damning investigation report of Ju 52 crash and its legal fallout

Aviation - Switzerland
Proton Legal LLC

Swiss Transportation Safety Investigation Board investigators recently released a report on the crash of a vintage Junkers Ju 52 aircraft, operated by Ju-Air.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru