International Law Office

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Brent De Jonghe

Did you know: domain name registration is no substitute for trademark registration?

Intellectual Property - International
GEVERS

Unlike a trademark, a domain name is a contractual right which is primarily used to identify a website.

Phillipe De Wulf

No retroactive suspension of notice period due to COVID-19 temporary unemployment

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

Until now, there has been no suspension of the notice period served on employees who have been made temporarily unemployed under the specific 'COVID-19 regime'.

Ali Temuçin Akalın

Attachment of debts arising from letters of guarantee

Banking & Financial Services - Turkey
Selvi & Ertekin

Letters of guarantee are an instrument under which a bank guarantees the payment of a certain amount to a beneficiary on request if an obligation undertaken by the applicant against such beneficiary is unfulfilled.

Anna Turi

HCA imposes record fine on Booking.com for unfair commercial practices

Competition & Antitrust - Hungary
Schoenherr

The Hungarian Competition Authority (HCA) recently imposed a record fine on Booking.com BV for undertaking unfair commercial practices by misleadingly advertising certain hotel rooms with "free cancellation" and engaging in pressure selling.

Martina Farrugia

Dispute resolution regulations for bunkering operations

Shipping & Transport - Malta
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

Transport Malta's Ports and Yachting Directorate recently issued a port notice to remind recipients about the Dispute Resolution (Procedures) Regulation.

Vineet Aneja

Laws governing companies: overview

Corporate & Commercial - India
Clasis Law

When setting up a business in India, attention must be paid to the laws which govern companies.

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Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel

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