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Victoria Vilar

General shareholders' meeting has sole authority to appoint auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts

Corporate & Commercial - Spain
CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo

In a recent decision, the General Directorate of Legal Affairs reiterated that the power to appoint an auditor of voluntary consolidated accounts lies with a company's general shareholders' meeting.

Maria Luisa Mendoza

New leadership brings changes to health regulation

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

Alejandro Ernesto Svarch-Pérez was recently appointed as the new head of the Federal Commission for the Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS), the Mexican regulatory agency.

Carolyn Soakell

ECJ confirms that Tesco employees can make equal pay comparison based on EU law

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that Tesco shop workers can rely on EU law to compare themselves with distribution centre workers for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

Rajasingam Gothandapani

What constitute good reasons for an order to sell a vessel pendente lite?

Shipping & Transport - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co

Pursuant to the Rules of Court 2012, the high courts have inherent jurisdiction to order the appraisement and sale pendente lite of a vessel arrested by a high court sheriff as security for a plaintiff's claim.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

How to present evidence to claim prior user rights

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

When facing an infringement action before the Intellectual Property Court, defendants seeking to assert prior use face an uphill evidentiary battle to convince the court that their product existed before the patent filing date.

Marco Torsello

Case law on guarantees for defective goods in contracts of sale

Litigation - Italy
ARBLIT Radicati di Brozolo Sabatini Benedettelli Torsello

The contract of sale has long been the most relevant legal instrument for the exchange of goods.

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Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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