Unfair trade practices in the food retail sector in Hungary: Will the new UTP directive bring substantial changes?

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here 

Related briefings

Response to ECJ decision on measuring air pollutants (Austria)

By Christoph Jirak Introduction The EU Air Quality Directive (2008/50/EC) defines thresholds for certain air pollutants, such as nitrogen dioxide, ozone or particulate matter.(1) If air pollution exceeds the permissible limit, EU member states must establish appropriate air quality plans to remedy this situation as soon as possible. The directive stipulates where the corresponding air […]

The Restructuring Directive: Where do we go from here?

By Vid Kobe, Soňa Hekelová, Tsvetan Krumov, Philipp Wetter Pre-insolvency restructuring frameworks: The race has begun – with some early front runners The Restructuring Directive provides a deep toolkit for pre-insolvency restructuring frameworks. Key measures for avoiding insolvency proceedings within the scope of a preventive restructuring plan include the possibility of suspending enforcement and insolvency […]

CEE overview – Healthcare & life sciences

By Andreas Natterer, Paweł Halwa, Iliyana Sirakova, Elena Todorova Development, controversy, stagnation? Trends and forecast for healthcare & life sciences in CEE The year 2019 was one of development, but also of controversy and in some cases, unfortunately, stagnation. For good or bad, the healthcare and life sciences sector is developing rapidly. The trends we […]

Latest Briefings

Back to basics: Getting the fundamentals right in Cayman trusts

By Anthony Partridge How important is it to ask about the client/settlor’s family background? I think this is incredibly important for a number of reasons. As private client lawyers we need to start building a rapport with the client straight away, almost as soon as you meet them. When I meet a client for the […]

Mitigating the risk of trust assets being treated as a resource during divorce: Practical pointers in drafting and administering trusts

By James Campbell Background: It is clear that a well drafted and properly administered trust can be an effective asset protection vehicle in the context of divorce. Broadly the test now applied by the Family Division of England and Wales (the “Family Division“) in relation to trusts is to decide whether the trust should be […]

Kazakhstan: ‘Transfer of Incorporation’ under the AIFC acts – practical steps

This article discusses the successful redomiciliation of Kazakhstan Energy Reinsurance Company Ltd from the Islands of Bermuda to the Astana International Financial Centre and the main procedural steps required for the redomiciliation under the Acting Law of the AIFC. Our note is intended to be a helpful guide – it is not comprehensive and does […]

What to do when you receive a force majeure claim based on the novel Coronavirus

By Thomas J. Timmins, Howard Xin Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). In doing so, the WHO added the virus to the growing list of PHEICs including such diseases as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), H1N1 (Swine Flu), Ebola, Zika virus, […]

Five significant developments following the June 2019 changes to Canadian trademark law

By R. Nelson Godfrey The last 12 months have been an exciting time in Canadian trademark law. In June 2019, the most significant changes in decades were implemented to Canada’s Trademarks Act and Trademarks Regulations. The changes implemented in June 2019 have been well documented, and include higher class-based filing fees and shorter registration terms, […]

Recommended

Get ready for the next wave of mega-cases from the Middle East

Brexit is already forgotten. The talk among litigators this year is all about the Middle East. The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases for 2020 already hint at what is to come, notably  Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority v Farhad Azima and Amjad Rihan v E&Y Global Limited. The burgeoning disputes work is a natural consequence of […]

Revealed: The top appeals of 2020

It isn’t just the High Courts that are set for a busy year, with both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court set to hear a range of cases, involving the likes of the Iranian Ministry of Defence, Secretary of State for the Home Department, Sports Direct and Mastercard. There’s plenty of work to go […]

Cadwalader successfully defends discrimination claim in tribunal

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft has successfully defended a discrimination claim in the Employment Tribunal, which was brought against the firm by an associate. Ana Maria Knott brought a claim against the firm for indirect sex discrimination. It concerned her return to work in 2018, and whether Cadwalader’s policy of not reducing its billable hours target […]

Recruit legal talent

Get your role in front of over 300,000 legal professionals when you advertise with The Lawyer. Our team of experts provide bespoke solutions to help solve all your recruitment challenges.

Find out more

Register now to The Lawyer to access our latest news stories, read selected briefings from key firms and gain essential careers insight to help you make the most of your current and future roles.

Contact Us: if you have any questions regarding your subscription, call us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 or email us at customerservices@thelawyer.com

View our subscription options

Having problems?

Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3716 | email: customerservices@thelawyer.com

If you are looking for our Jobs site, please click here