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Alexander Vida

Metropolitan Tribunal rules lack of similarity after opponent fails to prove reputation

Intellectual Property - Hungary
Danubia Patent and Law Office LLC

Likelihood of confusion is a frequent argument in opposition or annulment proceedings and the case law in this respect is rich.

Richard Collins

Remedies in public procurement claims: when can a declaration of ineffectiveness be granted?

Projects & Procurement - United Kingdom
Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

A recent public procurement case brings into focus the circumstances in which a declaration of ineffectiveness (DoI) remedy may be available under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Francesco Pedroni

National Labour Inspectorate specifies scope of penalties for irregular posting of employees

Employment & Benefits - Italy
Stanchi Studio Legale

The posting of employees from an EU country to Italy must comply with Legislative Decree 136/2016.

Constantinos Pashiardis

District court reaffirms narrow scope of public policy argument against recognition of arbitral awards

Arbitration & ADR - Cyprus
George Z Georgiou & Associates LLC

In a recent Limassol District Court case, the applicants applied for the recognition and enforcement of a London Court of International Arbitration award, which the respondents argued was contrary to Cypriot public policy pursuant to the New York Convention.

Eugenio Vaccari

Supreme Court of Cassation examines rules on reimbursement of company loans

Company & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

The Supreme Court of Cassation recently held that the postponement of loan reimbursements to company partners or shareholders applies not only in cases of court-assessed insolvency, but also if a company experiences temporary financial difficulties.

Davina Given

High Court waits for no lawyer

Litigation - United Kingdom

An appeal was recently lost after an application for an oral hearing was made just two days late.



Three’s a crowd? Third-party arbitration funding

Arbitration & ADR / Canada, Cyprus, Greece, India, Netherlands, Poland, United Kingdom


Uber-complex: regulating ride-hail services

Shipping & Transport / Finland, USA


Competition and antitrust in the digital age

Competition & Antitrust / Bulgaria, Czech Republic, European Union, Hungary, Mexico, Pakistan, Poland, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey