Posts Tagged ‘EU’

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Mrz

Date: March 27, 2019 9:00– 11:00 a.m. Grand Hotel Vienna / Ball Room Kärntner Ring 9, 1010 Vienna One Belt One Road Ambassador Breakfast Programme and Invitation Event Registration Programme Ambassadors Breakfast 9:00 a.m.: Start 9:30 a.m.: Introductory words by Prof. Mag. Gertrud TAUCHHAMMER                     and Prof. Dr. Georg ZANGER, MBL. HSG 9:32 a.m.: Keynote Speeches by the members of the panel 9:45 a.m: discussion with the panel speakers ...

16
Jan

Taking Cooperation to the Digital Age, a high-level forum on Africa and Europe, was held in Vienna on 17-18 December 2018, and initiated by Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda. The forum took place as Austria’s third term as President of the Council of the European Union comes to an end. High level officials from the European Union ...

21
Jul

Shortly before end of 2014, Serbian National Assembly adopted new Energy Law (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia” no.145/2014, “Energy Law”), the main feature of which was, as we noted in the December edition of Client Alert, the harmonisation of Serbian energy legislation with the Third Energy Package of the EU. The subject matter of this Legal Insight shall, ...

04
Nov

Companies use trademarks to distinguish themselves and their goods or services in the vast and challenging sea of competitive markets. Trademarks have become a symbol of quality and a tool to encapsulate value. By building on consumer confidence, they are a sign of a company’s goodwill and a means for building customer brand loyalty. Consumers come to emotionally connect with ...

02
Sep

A recent study conducted by the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market has estimated that intellectual property rights (IPR) related sectors account for around 39% of EU GDP (around 4.7 trillion EUR annually) and up to 35% of all jobs. Patent applications, registered EU trademarks and trademark applications have doubled since 2003, which suggests that the legal and administrative framework ...

11
Aug

EU sanctions against Russia The Council of European Union regulation on new sanctions against Russia entered into force on 1 August 2014. Sanctions will be valid for a year with the possibility of revision after three months since the moment of entering into force. "Actions by natural or legal persons, entities or bodies shall not give rise to liability of any ...

02
Jul

The Consumer Rights Directive brings significant changes to the European Union’s online selling and purchasing landscape and standardises national legislation across EU Member States. It aims to simplify consumer rights and make them more transparent for consumers of goods and services. The new EU Consumer Rights Directive – which came into effect for all EU Member States on 13th June 2014 ...

05
Jul

On July 2, Specht Böhm's Vienna office hosted a delegation from the Turkish Ministry of Justice as part of a study visit organized by the “German Foundation for international legal cooperation” (IRZ) in the framework of the EU project "Improved Court Expert System in Turkey".  Mr. Yüksel Hiz, the Deputy Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry of Justice headed the delegation composed of aVppr. 15 high ...

11
Sep

SPECHT BÖHM Associate, Florian Heindler, has published an article in the leading Russian journal Competition and Law entitled, “Private Enforcement and Choice of Law in the European Union”. The article focuses on the specific conflict of laws rules concerning  tort claims arising from violations of competition law as set out in EU Regulation No. 864/2007 (“Rome II”). The article was triggered ...