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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.

Stephan Schmalzl

Eye-catching decision on advertising of consumer loans

Banking & Financial Services - Austria
Schima Mayer Starlinger

The Supreme Court recently had to decide whether ads for consumer loans which stated a monthly rate in the main text and a debit interest rate "from...

James Campbell

An ideal location in uncertain times for family offices

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised immediate issues for many wealthy families, notably around tax residency and immigration, but on the flip side it has given wealthy families the opportunity to take stock and consider how they want to be structured and, fundamentally, where they want their family office to be located.

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.

Kamil Zawicki

Erroneous charging inconsistent with tariff conditions justifies administrative fine

Energy & Natural Resources - Poland
Kubas Kos Gałkowski

The Supreme Court recently applied Article 56(1)(6) of the Energy Law to clarify when the Polish regulator can impose an administrative fine on an energy company.

Andrew Osborne

What does the Brexit trade deal mean for immigration law?

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

With the end of the Brexit implementation period comes the end of the free movement of persons.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

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