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More restrictions on advertising introduced

The Advertising Code now regulates the advertising of foodstuffs and beverages containing high energy values, or high levels of salt, sugar, saturated fatty acids or trans-fatty acids, particularly when it targets the under-16s. Law no. 30/2019 of 23 April made the 14th amendment to the Advertising Code (which was approved by Decree-Law 330/90 of 23 […]

IPMC new regulation

Regulation no. 276/2019 of 26 March was approved by the Institute for Public Markets, Real Estate and Construction (IMPIC) and will enter into force on 26 June. The Regulation defines the procedures, instruments, mechanisms and formalities to comply with the specific duties provided for under Law no. 83/2017 of 18 August, by entities engaged in […]

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By Hugo Rosa Ferreira, André Figueiredo I. Main Portuguese legislation news Decree-Law no. 42/2019 of 28 March – Establishes the simplified rules on bulk assignment of credits The main objective here is to improve the procedures involved in the bulk assignment of credits, in particular, by presenting a simple and rapid response to some of […]

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China – The new foreign investment law

In March of this year, the Chinese National People’s Congress approved a new law to regulate foreign investment and it will enter into force on 1 January 2020. This new law will replace the current foreign investment legislation, which dates back to 1979 and is based on three legal texts: the Sino-Foreign Cooperative Joint Venture […]

New incentives to hire workers

Ministerial Order no. 112-A/2019 of 12 April was published recently and has been in force since the day after its publication. The Order establishes incentives to recruit young people looking for their first job and the long or very long-term unemployed. The Order also seeks to stimulate the professional integration of people who have greater […]

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Gambling Act Amendment 2019: Need to regulate Lootboxes?

By Gunther Leissler, Alexander Legat “Lootboxing” and gambling – a fiercely discussed combination. With the increasing penetration rate of Lootboxen the question becomes more and more in the focus whether Lootboxen have similarities with the gambling and thus regulate belongs. Especially the game design could let Lootboxen appear as a gambling game. A case for the gambling law […]

Cooperative, split yourself!

By Manuel Ritt-Huemer, Zurab Simonishvili Overview of the new cooperative demerger law Since 1.1.2019 the Genossenschaftssplaltungsgesetz (GenSpaltG) is in force. As a result, in addition to the existing possibility of merging under the Cooperative Merger Law (GenVG), cooperatives can also transfer parts of their assets by division through universal succession. This article presents the course of the […]

Lexology Getting the Deal Through: Equity Capital Markets

By Ursula Rath Market snapshot Recent activity How would you describe the general state of equity capital markets in your jurisdiction, including notable recent activity and deals? Austrian equity capital markets activity was somewhat subdued in 2017 and 2018, with only one successful initial public offering (IPO) on the Vienna Stock Exchange (VSE) in 2017 […]

MSchG – trademark protection law

By Guido Kucsko Since the last edition of the Special Edition MSchG, five amendments have brought comprehensive changes in trademark law, the highlights: • The 2019 trademark reform, among other things, amends the opposition and cancellation proceedings and, for the first time, allows the registration of multimedia brands. • With the amendment to the MSchG […]

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