A Royal Decree N°4 has been adopted and published in the Belgian Official State Gazette on 9 April 2020 (the Royal Decree) with the aim to address the various questions which arise...
The UK and EU Intellectual Property Offices have seen a number of new applications filed over the last few months for various COVID-19 trade marks.
Until now, it was possible, but not very likely, that the UK would seek an extension of the Brexit transition period beyond the current deadline of 31 December 2020.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
If there is no express law of the arbitration agreement, the law with which that agreement has its closest and most real connection is either the law of the underlying contract or the law of the...
On 18 June 2020 the Hungarian Ministry of Innovation and Technology ("Ministry") announced that the Ministry requested the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority ("HEPURA")...
The Bank (Recovery and Resolution) (Jersey) Law 2017 (the "Law") was passed by the Jersey States Assembly on 14 February 2017 and registered in the Royal Court on 12 May 2017, ...
Over the past few years, esports, which is best described as organised and competitive video game playing, has witnessed immense growth transforming it into a central form of entertainment...
The dynamics of international taxation is in a great transformation, especially in recent years, through the practices put into effect by tax authorities one after another.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
As Brexit talks intensify, bio/pharma companies from both the UK and EU need to consider and aim to prepare for all scenarios.
The latest Treasury Direction for the furlough scheme, updated on 26 June 2020, could modify the effect of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
As lockdown restrictions ease, countries across the world are grappling with how to safely restart their economies after such a sudden halt.
The Court of Appeal handed down its judgment in the case of Jarvis v Evans & Evans (B5/2019/2258) on Tuesday 7 July 2020. The Court ruled unanimously that serving...
Clyde & Co
Business leaders are increasingly aware of the need to make their businesses better able to deal with future shocks created by climate change.
The government has, since March of this year, introduced a number of measures to protect occupiers from the impact of the crisis caused by pandemic.
At our recent People Summit Series online event, we set out to explore how businesses are preparing to re-open or ramp up their operations as...
In this case, the Supreme Court accepted Bresco Electrical Services Limited's (Bresco) appeal, and held that Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) are permitted to refer claims on...
The U.S. Government, through the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), has imposed comprehensive sanctions against Syria since 2011.
As part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the UK government issued guidance on 7 May 2020 ‘strongly encouraging' contractual parties to ‘act responsibly and fairly in the national interest in performing...
The UK government announced last week that the Future Fund is to be expanded, both in terms of the amount of funding available for early-stage, high-growth startups and the eligibility...
Romanian authorities unceremoniously ended the partnership with the previously selected state-owned Chinese company, China General Nuclear Power Corporation, to develop Units 3 and 4...