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The Lawyer Briefings Live: Latin America – The new, new world

7-Jul-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Brazil may be hogging the limelight right now, but its neighbours should not be ignored. The rest of Latin America deserves investors’ attention too

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Lusophone Africa: Sweet talk

31-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite restrictions on foreign lawyers setting up shop in Mozambique, the region’s historical and linguistic links with Portugal offer a host of international benefits

Spain

Spain: Ghost villa busters

24-Mar-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

Forget the ‘pain in Spain’ and those deserted villa newsfeeds, say Spanish lawyers – reforms are paying off and investors are showing their faces again 

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Portugal: First rays of the new rising sun

10-Mar-2014 | By Jonathan Ames

A more confident economy is raising expectations among Portugal’s lawyers, who had turned their gaze overseas

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European firms in London: City of dreams

4-Nov-2013 | By Joanne Harris

With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important

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Pérez-Llorca to open London office to tap into European finance work

15-Oct-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

Spanish firm Pérez- Llorca has announced the opening of a new office in London, led by corporate and finance partner Fernando Quicios.

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DLA Piper swoops on A&O Spain senior partner after local management rejig

10-Oct-2014 | By Natasha Bernal

DLA Piper has hired Allen & Overy’s (A&O) Spanish senior partner Iñigo Gómez-Jordana in Madrid, just months after he handed over the local managing partner role at the magic circle firm.

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Antonio Garrigues retires from firm after sixty years

1-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Antonio Garrigues has stepped down from the firm his father founded after sixty years, including over fifty in management roles at Europe’s largest independent practice.

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EU law on cookies: updated September 2014 download subscription

DLA Piper 11-Sep-2014

Businesses should begin identifying the cookies that are used by their website. A ‘cookie audit’ should be undertaken with the assistance of IT departments/specialist legal advisers.

Multinational tax practices face growing scrutiny download subscription

Allen & Overy 9-Sep-2014

The globalisation of labour, capital and know-how has brought about new challenges for domestic and conventional tax laws.

IP Rights in Data Handbook: protecting and exploiting IP in data, big data and databases internationally download subscription

DLA Piper 3-Sep-2014

DLA Piper’s second-edition IP Rights in Data Handbook now covers 20 jurisdictions and includes top tips from local professionals on how best to exploit big data.

Oman — new treaty with Spain: social insurance update download subscription

KPMG 18-Aug-2014

Oman’s newly signed treaty with Spain reduces withholding tax rates and includes a new limitation on benefits clause to prevent treaty shopping.

The Google tornado: just how ground-breaking is the ‘right to be forgotten’ download subscription

DLA Piper 28-Jul-2014

In the midst of the gale-force winds of commentary whipped up by the Google case, we should pause and ask ourselves: just how ground-breaking is this decision?

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence — further restriction and rationalisation of Belgium’s gaming industry; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 14-Jul-2014

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence is the global monthly publication from DLA Piper’s sports, media and entertainment group.

CJEU hears the Spanish challenge to the European unitary patent download subscription

Allen & Overy 4-Jul-2014

Despite the progress that has been made towards launching the European unitary patent system and the Unified Patent Court, Spain continues to actively oppose the changes.

Can you combine a third party’s existing trademark with another distinctive mark? weblink subscription

Walker Morris 3-Jul-2014

In BIMBO SA v OHIM, BIMBO SA applied to register BIMBO DOUGHNUTS as a Community trademark. That application was opposed by Panrico SA.

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