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Bulgaria: New legislation in the rose cultivation sector

By Elena Todorova, Gergana Roussinova Bulgaria is well-known for its roses, more precisely its oilseed roses (маслодайни рози). Oilseed roses are famously used to produce rose oil, which is one of the most expensive oils, commonly referred to as “liquid gold”. Rose oil is used in the perfume industry, but the Bulgarian oilseed rose also […]

Impacts of the CJEU’s e-book decision on the trade with digital goods: Austria

By Dominik Hofmarcher, Alexander Pabst Legal Background May you resell a book that you have previously purchased? Of course. However, from a copyright perspective the reasoning is not as easy as one might think, since purchasing a copyrighted work like a book means purchasing the paper but not the rights to the content, which is […]

Popular demand: Offshore incorporated and publicly listed

Did you know that there are over 300 offshore companies listed on the London Stock Exchange? Or that there are more Cayman companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange than there are Hong Kong companies? Analysis of companies incorporated across the offshore region – Bermuda, Cayman, British Virgin Islands, Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man […]

Workplace Relations Commission awards 18 months’ remuneration following “Disastrous” bullying & harassment investigation

The recent decision of A Scheduler v An Installation Provider [2020] serves as a timely reminder that Irish-based employers will be held responsible for workplace bullying and harassment conducted by its employees and that it is vital for an employer to have an adequate Dignity at Work procedure in place. The complainant in this investigation […]

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White & Case promotes five in London in 28-strong global promos round

US firm White & Case has promoted five lawyers to the partnership in London as part of a global promotions round that sees 28 made up to partner. The new partners in the London office include Charles Balmain in the global commercial litigation practice, David Manson and Laura Prater in the global financial restructuring and […]

Linklaters acts as Lehman Brothers edges closer to mass pay-out

Linklaters has helped secure a crucial agreement in the Lehman Brothers administration that looks set to pave the way for its assets to be liquidated. A team led jointly by global head of restructuring and insolvency Tony Bugg and partner David Ereira advised PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) joint administrators Mike Jervis, Tony Lomas, Steven Pearson and Dan […]

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Burger & Lobster

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond is bang on trend with her Burger & Lobster dining experience – though at her age she quite rightly refuses to queue I’m sure you’ve heard of it. If you haven’t, where have you been? It’s bang on trend, the trend being to serve something really simple and do it […]

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Slogging on

The time of your life? It’s not likely to be at work Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) lawyers Jonathan Brenner and Simon Harper, the brains behind locum business Lawyers on Demand, put on a free event last week at BLP’s London Bridge offices, designed to help lawyers manage their lives. Life With Law, it was called. […]

Squire Sanders opens in Sydney with Allens partner

Squire Sanders has extended its Australian footprint to Sydney with the hire of a five-member team including Allens M&A partner Campbell Davidson. The Sydney office will be launched on 1 November. It will be the firm’s second Australian office, following the 2011 launch in Perth with the majority of Minter Ellison’s legacy Perth office (29 […]

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