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SRA provides some breathing space for law firms struggling to obtain PI cover

By Zarina Lawley The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) recently published a useful Q&A article on their website which we recommend all law firms take the time to read. It summarises some of the most common queries the SRA has received from solicitors about their rules and the potential impact of Coronavirus. The article discusses professional […]

New transparency measures in the public procurement field

1. Background Despite the constant update of the public procurement legal framework, the Romanian authorities have signalled several issues related to the public procurement contracts granted to certain companies, in circumstances which are not able to comply, in all cases, with the general principles of transparency and equal treatment. Thus, in order to ensure the […]

Montenegro: Insight into the New Companies Act

The new Montenegrin Companies Act which entered into force on 11 July 2020, is an innovative and thoroughgoing codification of Montenegrin Corporate Law. The legislator opted for a comprehensive legal instrument which, compared to the previous law, contains more detailed and exhaustive rules determining the establishment, management, restructuring, termination and functioning of business entities.

Coronavirus Digest no. 2: Patents and other intellectual property rights

Second volume of the Digest prepared by PLMJ and Inventa International on the crossover between the area of intellectual property and the challenges of COVID-19, especially regarding patents and utility models, as well as all the information on the path to obtaining a vaccine.

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KWM energy team departs for Squire Patton Boggs

King & Wood Mallesons global energy co-head Neil Upton has left the firm to join Squire Patton Boggs with a team of four lawyers and two business services staff. Upton has joined the firm as a partner in the energy practice led by global head Lisa Henneberry, alongside associates Sushma Maharaj, Jasdeep Puri and Maurice […]

European firms in London: Brexit won’t stop us

In the past a few years the number of European firms with an office in London has gradually expanded and now stands at around 40. Italian firms Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners and Macchi di Cellere Gangemi are among the latest entrants.

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