The legal terms for the trading of credit default swaps are being overhauled with the issue of the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivative Definitions, which incorporate a number of changes to the current terms commonly used for credit derivatives. Macfarlanes sets out the details of the changes.
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 28 August 2014 | Practice Area: Derivatives
Macfarlanes reports on tech giant Apple's application in Germany to register “the distinctive design and layout of a retail store” as a trade mark, a case of interest to retailers who place branding significance on the design and layout of their selling spaces, particularly their flagship stores...view abstract
Law Firm: Macfarlanes | Published: 06 August 2014 | Practice Area: Trademarks
This monthly publication from DLA Piper looks at recent developments of interest in betting and gaming, film, intellectual property (IP), internet and digital media, publishing and sports, including new EU actions on enforcement of IP rights and an update on Google’s 'right to be forgotten'.
Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 14 July 2014 | Practice Area: Betting Gaming and Leisure
This Baker & McKenzie briefing gives an overview of transposition and implementation status for the EU's Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, covering EU member states including the UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Austria, Poland, Belgium, Croatia, Switzerland and Ireland.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 10 July 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Compliance
The EU electricity sector has been facing a perfect storm. Factors from within the sector, combined with wider market forces, have created the first real threat to the viability of the conventional generation sector in 30 years, with gas-fired plants particularly badly hit, as Linklaters reports.
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 04 July 2014 | Practice Area: Electricity
In a landmark judgment, the Court of Justice of the EU has ruled that an individual has the 'right to be forgotten' under the Data Protection Directive. The case has attracted much attention due to its ramifications for search engines - Nabarro looks at the wider implications for business.
Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 20 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulators and Enforcement
This Eversheds guide to European strikes and industrial action provides a quick and easy reference when responding to threats of action. The guide covers the laws and regulations in 15 countries across the continent including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland and Belgium.
Law Firm: Eversheds | Published: 12 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
This Bakers newsletter rounds up some of the most pressing issues for multinational employers. This issue focuses on how to avoid becoming the target of a corporate campaign - and what action to take if you do - as well as region-specific news from the US, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Germany.
Law Firm: Baker & McKenzie | Published: 12 June 2014 | Practice Area: Regulation and Enforcement
The decision in Google Spain v AEPD makes grim reading for Google. It contains two key findings; that Google’s US search engine operations are subject to Spanish privacy law by virtue of its subsidiary in Spain; and that Google is subject to a landmark 'right to be forgotten', as Linklaters reports...view abstract
Law Firm: Linklaters | Published: 05 June 2014 | Practice Area: Freedom of Information
This Herbert Smith Freehills guide, in partnership with global property services firm DTZ, provides cross-border investors willing to invest in European real estate with an overview of the real estate market and legal and tax key issues to consider in 26 countries.
Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 09 April 2014 | Practice Area: Commercial Property
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