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Eugenio Vaccari

Capital loss coverage postponed until 2025

Corporate & Commercial - Italy
Grieco e Associati

Pursuant to Paragraph 266 of the new Budget Law 2021, several duties relating to the mandatory coverage of company losses borne in 2020 have been postponed for five financial years, up until 2025.

Jesper Windahl

Court finds that charter agreement was binding despite failure to perform conditional test of vessel

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

The Maritime and Commercial Court recently ruled that a charter agreement was binding on a charter even though a conditional test of the vessel was not performed.

David Hanke

Trump and Congress pave way for potential delisting of publicly traded Chinese companies

International Trade - USA
Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed into law the Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act, which aims to increase oversight of Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges and force the delisting of those that refuse to comply with US audit inspection requirements.

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.

Joanna Hunt

New frontier worker route launched

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

On 10 December 2020 the United Kingdom opened up a process for EEA nationals to apply for a frontier worker permit.

Carmen Verdonck

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

Competition & Antitrust - 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..

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