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Featured Top Ranked Firms
Khoshaim & Associates
K&A is a full-service Saudi Arabian law firm with international expertise, delivering first class, efficient and integrated legal services. Our firm includes a team of veteran Saudi Arabian and internationally qualified lawyers assisting on a wide range of practice areas. Our principal goals are to provide the highest quality of legal services that allow us to be an instrumental part in our clients’ success,
Lenz & Staehelin
Lenz & Staehelin has played an active part in the biggest deals in recent Swiss business history. Each project is led by an experienced partner who serves as a personal contact, fully understands your objectives and can expertly represent your needs covering the entire spectrum of business law services without having to rely on external experts.
Banwo & Ighodalo
First established on 1st February, 1991 to create a world class law firm made up of brilliant and experienced lawyers who work together to provide a broad range of services to clients. The firm is known for providing innovative, competent, and well-timed solutions.
A firm specialized in projects and infrastructure, investment and international exchange, foreign trade and customs, free zone, taxes, project finance, corporate and M&A. Its partners have more than 30 years of experience in these matters and advise clients who carry out their economic activity in the port, airport, railway, electric power, and gas sectors, among others.
RUŽIČKA AND PARTNERS
A full-service law firm offering comprehensive business-oriented legal and tax advice across a range of areas including banking and finance, commercial and corporate, employment, energy, insurance, litigation, M&A, private equity, public procurement and PPPs, real estate and construction, regulatory and compliance, EU law, competition and state aid.
Sullivan & Cromwell
Providing the highest quality legal advice and representation to clients worldwide. The firm’s record of success and unparalleled client service has set it apart for more than 130 years and made the firm a model for the modern practice of law. Today, S&C is a leader in each of its core practice areas and geographic markets.
A hyper-specialized law firm in Labour Law with professionals who have been dedicated exclusively to labour law issues and complex labour litigation for more than 40 years.
Gumucio & Abogados
One of the best legal firms in Bolivia in labour matters. Clients include national and foreign companies; industrial, commercial, pharmaceutical, automotive, oil, mining, environmental, construction, retail, hospitals, non-profit institutions, among others.
Keller Benvenutti Kim
A corporate bankruptcy, restructuring, and crisis management law firm based in San Francisco, California. The firm’s experience spans a range of business sectors, including technology, biotech, construction, energy, real estate, hospitality, healthcare, municipal debt, retail, transportation, telecom, and professional services.
McAndrews Held & Malloy
A premier, full-service intellectual property and technology law firm. From world-class patent portfolio development, trademark, and design protection to its exceptional record of litigation success against highly regarded law firms.
DLA Piper Mexico, S.C., counsels US, Mexican and international clients doing business in Mexico and throughout Latin America. Our lawyers' portfolio includes some of the largest domestic and transnational companies in Mexico.
Smith Currie & Hancock
Providing comprehensive, high-quality legal services, nationwide and internationally, to all segments of the construction industry. Representing general contractors, construction managers, owners/developers, specialty contractors, manufacturers and suppliers, and design professionals on all types of construction projects, both public and private. The firm also has an extensive practice in government contracting (federal, state, and local), environmental law, and commercial litigation.
An international firm of market leading legal experts specialising in all aspects of commercial law, from non-contentious advisory and transactional work, through to all forms of commercial litigation and arbitration. With offices in the UK, mainland Europe and Asia, we provide services across four broad business groups.
Campos Mello Advogados
Campos Mello Advogados is a business law firm operating throughout Brazil specialized in different practice areas applied to several industry sectors. Partnering with clients in facilitating business is how we translate the commitment we have with our clients in helping them reach their business objectives. Campos Mello Advogados is an independent law firm working in cooperation with DLA Piper.
DLA Piper Latin America offers full-service business legal counsel to domestic and multinational companies with interests in and operations throughout the region. Our integrated approach to serving clients combines local knowledge with the resources of the DLA Piper global platform.
A leading law firm known worldwide for its unique depth and experience in the energy, infrastructure, finance and technology industries throughout the world. Our industry focus results in comprehensive state-of-the-art knowledge of the commercial, legal and governmental challenges faced by our clients and enables us to provide innovative solutions to facilitate transactions and resolve disputes.
Ulloa & Asociados
Ulloa y Asociados is a full service firm, helping domestic and international clients. We always put our clients first and obtain favourable results. Since 2008, Ulloa & Asociados became the first Law Firm in the country to obtain the ISO Certification. and have commited to develop better ways of working that promote the efficiency and quality of our services.
Bergstein’s most important asset is the people it has, a perfect match of senior lawyers and a younger generation, who make up the firm and are taking the lead. The firm heavily invests in professional development; most of the firm’s lawyers have completed international studies abroad and have been trained at some of the most prominent international law firms in the US and Europe. All of them are bilingual and culturally attuned to the firm’s clients’ business environments.
Zaid Ibrahim & Co (in association with KPMG Law)
Zaid Ibrahim & Co (in association with KPMG Law) is a leading law firm and one of the largest in Malaysia. Since its establishment in 1987, it has earned a reputation for its commitment to providing high quality services to its clients and its ability to devise innovative and workable solutions to satisfy client needs.
Buzescu Ca is a specialist business law firm in Romania focused on investment related matters. Our team advises international and local clients in relation to cross-border transactions, and on doing business in Romania.
Founded in 1965 by attorneys from the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice as a tax-focused firm specializing in tax planning, controversy and litigation, Chamberlain Hrdlicka has grown to over 150 attorneys, servicing a wide variety of practice areas. Today, the firm’s tradition of personalized service continues to be valued by clients from the smallest start-up ventures to the largest multinational companies.
Dr Ghada M Darwish Karbon Law Firm
Strongly representing our clients through quality counsel and advocacy, putting the interest of our clients at the center of our attention, and providing a service that will match or pass our clients' expectations, while maintaining a knowledge based & sustainable profitable business.
Westerberg & Partners
Assisting our clients in identifying, analysing, strengthening and protecting their rights – whether based on intellectual property (IP), contracts, treaties or regulatory frameworks. Our considerable experience in our focus areas also make us particularly well-suited to advise on transactions within these areas. We have worked with everything from small start-ups to major multi-national companies and states, in virtually all industries.
Atsumi & Sakai
Atsumi & Sakai is a multi-award-winning, independent Tokyo law firm, and one of the ten largest independent full-service law firms in Japan. The firm was the first Japanese law firm to create a foreign law joint venture, which enables it to admit foreign partners and so offer its clients the quality of service that the modern international business community demands.
Liedekerke is an independent law firm recognized for its leadership and expertise. Our clients rely on flexible and multidisciplinary teams. Each of our practice areas is highly regarded, and our lawyers are recognized for their commitment to our clients’ interests. In cross border matters we assist you with our solid international service capability and our relationships with leading law firms across the world.
Solomon & Co
Solomon & Co. is a full-service law firm headquartered in Mumbai, the financial and commercial capital of India, with offices in Mumbai and Pune. Routinely advising American, European and other international clients on domestic and cross-border transactions. Founded in 1909, the firm is ranked amongst the most reputed law firms in the country.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
We help our clients grow, innovate and thrive. For over a century, we have built a reputation for our expertise, specialised solutions and the ability to think ahead.
Corporate Immigration Law Firm
Corporate Immigration Law Firm is engaged exclusively in the practice of Canadian, U.S. and foreign immigration and consular matters. Our focus is on people in business – executives, business owners, entrepreneurs, investors, senior management, intra-company transferees with specialized knowledge and expertise – and their families.
Deris Attorneys at Law Partnership
A one-stop shop for IP services with one of the largest and internationally regarded IP prosecution and advisory team. Pioneers in shaping the IP landscape by obtaining the precedent decisions & participating the preparation of the IP legislation upon the invitation of the legislative bodies. We provide a wide spectrum of high-quality services that are essential for securing, maintaining and enforcing IP rights.
Dryllerakis & Associates
For over 40 years, our mission has been to offer our clients the optimum and most comprehensive legal advice in all fields of business Law, and to provide the best and most effective litigation strategy. We have long-standing experience before all Greek courts (including the Supreme Courts), as well as with an extensive involvement in local and international arbitrations.
Luthra and Luthra Law Offices
Since its inception in 1990 which coincides with India’s economic liberalization, Luthra and Luthra Law Offices has assisted numerous multinational corporations to set up their presence in India, we are known for seamlessly executing high value complex transactions. advising on innovative and complex, cross-border & domestic deals,
Tuli & Co
Established in 2000 to service the Indian and international insurance and reinsurance industry. It is an insurance-driven commercial litigation and regulatory practice and has working associations with firms in other Indian cities as well as globally through an association with Kennedys.
Itkan Law brings together some of the most experienced legal practitioners and scholars in Libya. Our lawyers and consultants have over 200 years of combined legal experience. Our client base includes Fortune 500 companies, Silicon Valley heavyweights, State Legal departments of G20 nations, and other corporate clients from around the world
Generating creative and innovative solutions that add value to our clients, taking the time to know and understand their business objectives, focused on providing reliable and accurate legal services, always considering their best interests.
Macchi di Cellere Gangemi
Established in 1986 and serving clients worldwide on matters of European, Italian, French, English and international law through its affiliated offices in Rome, Milan, Verona, Paris and London.
The Fenix Legal team consists of a unique combination of patent and trademark attorneys, patent engineers, lawyers, business consultants and branding experts, providing clients with business-focused IP rights management.
Guzmán Ariza Abogados
Founded in 1927, Guzmán Ariza is the only national law firm in the Dominican Republic, with seven offices strategically located to serve clients in every major business and tourism centre in the country. The firm’s multilingual and multinational staff is equipped to assist international clients across a wide variety of practice areas.
Colin Vega Fletes
Widespread expertise in both the local and international sector, defending insurance, reinsurance and bonding companies, has placed us in a privileged position. We know and understand better than anyone the needs, difficulties, strengths and weaknesses, of each of the parties involved in disputes in Latin America, especially in Mexico.
IBERBRAND ® is a specialized intellectual property firm that combines a remarkable background and experience with a fresh approach to the IP law practice in Mexico and Latin America, dealing with both Industrial and Intellectual property matters. Based in Mexico City, we provide strategic advice for protecting, maintaining and enforcing your IP Rights in Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean.
A renowned Mexican intellectual property firm. The practice includes all aspects of obtaining, registering and protecting inventions (patents, utility models and industrial designs), distinctive signs (marks, trade names, brand slogans and designations of origin), copyrights (owner and author’s rights, related rights) and information technologies (domain names and Internet assets). It also has expert litigation, anticounterfeiting and related commercial law (corporate, licensing and tax) capabilities that provide a full array of IP related legal services.
Nader Hayaux & Goebel
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel is a market leader in mergers & acquisitions, banking & finance, Fintech, securities and capital markets, structured finance, telecom, tax, insurance and reinsurance, project finance, real estate, energy and infrastructure, restructurings and workouts, government procurement, antitrust and compliance.
Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa
A leading firm in Mexico in advisory, consulting and tax litigation. According to the needs and attention to our customers, we have been incorporating other practices in anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, administrative and regulatory law, a specialized area in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, financial and banking law, labour and intellectual property practice area, thus offering a comprehensive, specialized and high quality multidisciplinary service.
Guyer & Regules
Guyer & Regules is considered Uruguay’s blue chip firm and the first choice for international and domestic complex legal, accounting and tax work. Such reputation is grounded on the largest group of the most experienced partners in the country, who lead a solid team of internationally trained professionals with experts in every field of business law, and promote a culture of innovation within the firm.
Wiener Soto Caparrós
WSC’s core practice areas are Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution (including litigation, arbitration, and mediation), Labor & Employment, Antitrust, and Taxation. Our practice covers a wide range of legal matters affecting investment and business activity in Latin America.
We have a reputation for tireless dedication to our clients. We are committed to providing exceptional legal service in Venezuela’s complex business environment. Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with respect to their most challenging Venezuelan transactions, matters or disputes. Our reputation is confirmed by the awards we have received for our legal work and our rankings
Bufete Aguirre Quintanilla Soria & Nishizawa
A full service law firm consolidated in 2018 as the result of the full merger of two of the most traditional law firms in Bolivia, Bufete Aguirre Soc. Civ. and Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa Soc. Civ. The merger constitutes the first precedent of a law firm merger in the country, aiming to an integral provision of high quality and specialized services in all areas of the law.
Gálvez Risso Zegarra & Asociados
The firm is a professional team focused on providing specialized tax services, corporate issues, foreign trade and customs matters, as well as foreign investment services, by using protocols and methodologies as a result of its experience and talents.
Machado Associados specialises in the main Corporate Law areas, providing services to national and international clients of all sizes and economic sectors. Since the onset, Machado Associados is acknowledged in the Market as one of the leading firms in the tax area by its clients, peers and the most renowned international publications. The firm’s excellence in the tax segment was extended to its other practice areas, which enjoy equal recognition and reputation.
Gökçe Attorney Partnership
Offering a broad range of legal services to meet the needs of its diverse client base, ranging from rapidly expanding international companies to emerging growth companies. Since its establishment in 2010, Gökçe has earned a reputation for its expertise in technology and media space. Moreover, Gökçe has become a go-to law firm for high-profile commercial disputes.
Tailor-made solutions and expertise at the highest level to every single one of our clients. The domestic businesses we represent are key players in their respective market and our international clients include well known entities with multi-national commercial interests, established law firms, technical & business consultancies, all accustomed to quality, prompt and efficient services.
BTS & Partners
A business enabler and policy influencer in sectors where digital technologies and law are the key considerations for business success and digital transformation. Providing services to large business conglomerates and companies which lead the Turkish economy, as well as the largest technology companies listed in the Fortune 500. Recognized by all the stakeholders of Turkish economy as well as the multinational players. Our vision leads BTS to become much more than a law firm, to undertake the role of a business enabler, with an ambition to disrupt the “status quo”.
One of Greece’s largest full-service law firms, with a leading presence in key market sectors and practice areas. The firm’s team has established a reputation for quality, innovation, commitment and enthusiasm, and the firm is committed to providing the best possible Greek legal service.
Uribe Hübner & Cía
Providing advice in practically all areas of law, especially in corporate, labor, tax, dispute resolution, insurance and civil litigation areas. Clients include National, Foreign and Multi-national companies. In addition, we work directly with other law firms, as members of a non-exclusive network between Chile and abroad.
Papapolitis & Papapolitis
Papapolitis & Papapolitis is a leading full service business law firm with offices in Athens and London and a unique international outlook. Built on the foundations of a long heritage intertwined with contemporary success. We have developed a results orientated culture of high performance and innovation. With a deep understanding of our market and globally minded philosophy, we are uniquely positioned to act for foreign investors and corporations looking to invest or establish themselves in Greece.
Nelson Contador & Compañía
Renown for delivering personalized, direct and specialized attention to individuals or companies, when facing financial, corporate or personal crisis. Helping our clients overcome their problems with a framework of security, confidentiality and speed, which has allowed them to transform their crisis into growth.
Gorrissen Federspiel is among the leading Danish law firms with strong international relations. With offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus, more than half of our approximately 500 employees are lawyers, all of whom have a broad education and the competencies that our clients demand. We have achieved our position in the market through constant dedication to quality. providing well-thought-out advice in relation to the client's specific situation and needs. Our specialists have value-creating insight into relevant industries and advise based on the client's business and strategic goals.
With offices in ten jurisdictions and over 250 local and international lawyers, we deliver consistent, joined-up legal advice and assistance across diverse regional markets – together with the know-how and experience to champion your interests while minimising exposure to risk. Our clients include leading international and regional corporations, banks and other financial institutions, state bodies, multi-lateral institutions, and international law firms with clients that require top-quality legal counsel in our jurisdictions.
A full-service, multi-practice law firm advising clients on all aspects of national and international law. Through the creation of SRS Global (Angola, Brazil, Macau, Malta, Mozambique, Portugal and Singapore), as well the creation of a strong network of international relationships with third parties, we aim to extend our experience, expertise and services globally so as to ensure that we can respond efficiently to complex issues with global implications.
A leading litigation firm with the structure and capacity to engage in all central legal areas, with a solid competency in corporate legal assistance and dispute resolution. Highly acclaimed judicial competency, combined with a corporate understanding and commercial appeal are the reasons we are an unparalleled contributing partner to important and demanding legal cases.
Cederquist is a top-ranked independent Swedish business law firm, regarded as one of the leading law firms on the Swedish market. Cederquist offers full service from its office in Stockholm and provides clients with specialist expertise within most areas of business law.
Providing high quality legal services in a national and international context. It is supported in Slovakia and has contacts within Europe, Asia and America. The Legalité team comprises leading law experts in various fields with many years of experience in advocacy and also in an academic and business environment.
An international business law firm based in Milan, established in 1965. Comprised of a multi-disciplinary practice of lawyers and tax accountants, with a diverse range of skills and backgrounds. Our team includes dual-qualified Italian and English lawyers together with Italian Dottori Commercialisti (qualified tax practitioners). Our clients are fast growing and several are leaders in their industry sectors.
Zaborski Morysiński Adwokacka
A select team of lawyers specializing in various fields of law guarantees high quality comprehensive legal services covering the entire scope of civil law, intellectual property, criminal law, and administrative law.
A leading IP Boutique which helps clients design and build their portfolios and secure and enforce their exclusive rights. Services include searching, filing strategy and advice, oppositions and appeals, trademark litigation, anti-counterfeiting, out-of-court interventions and expert support in patent lawsuits, copyright advice, as well as valuation of intangible assets.
Vinson & Elkins
Vinson & Elkins is providing innovative business solutions for clients whose needs are as diverse as the entities they represent. In today’s challenging environment of global markets, volatile economies and complex human and environmental issues, its time-tested role as trusted adviser has become even more critical. Its lawyers’ experience, combined with the responsiveness and efficiencies of the firm’s global reach.
ARS-Patent has been pioneering in the emerging markets of the Former Soviet Union with a focus on providing superior effective, assessable and comprehensive intellectual property law services in a proficient and timely manner. Enabling ARS-Patent to gain the leading position among IP firms of the former Soviet Union.
Studio Legale Corte
Studio Legale Corte mainly deals with food law and related matters. Assisting companies producing and importing food, beverages and similar products, as well as large-scale distribution and collective catering companies. The defensive activity and consultancy are carried out nationally.
Jacobacci | Abril
A prominent professional law firm with a strong reputation providing legal and registration services in the field of industrial and intellectual property law. Based on the founders’ market experience and expertise acquired after years of work and training in this area, Abril Abogados has become one of the fastest-growing firms in the Spanish legal sector. The firm’s team has currently over 40 people working from five offices based in the major Spanish cities. Abril Abogados’ broad expertise as agents and attorneys at law entails the best service to clients, endeavouring at all times to achieve maximum protection and results.
LGV specialises in IP and business law and has a large client base, both domestic and foreign. In litigation LGV offers an unrivalled competence, acquired over the years in relation to enforcement programmes concerning both national and international profiles.
Advising those who provide or receive financial services for more than 25 years. Together with our clients, we have experienced the transformation of its industry, driven by successive regulatory changes in Europe and, in recent years, by the interruption that the Internet has brought. We continue to accompany them in this new digital environment.
Pérez-Llorca is a pre-eminent law firm in Spain providing high-end advice to international and domestic clients in connection with the largest and most complex transactions and disputes in Spain or matters with a Spanish component.
Van Olmen & Wynant
Van Olmen & Wynant is an independent law firm offering quality services with a personal touch. A dedicated team of experienced, multilingual professionals serves business clients in employment and corporate law. The firm has developed distinctive expertise in the areas of private equity and venture capital, and civil servants law.
Elvinger Hoss Prussen
We guide clients on their most critical Luxembourg legal matters. The firm was founded in 1964 by lawyers committed to excellence and creativity in legal practice. Since then, they have shaped a firm fit for one purpose; to deliver the best possible advice for businesses, institutions and entrepreneurs.
Trifirò & Partners
Trifirò & Partners provides legal assistance, court and arbitration services to private sector companies, (automotive, retail, pharmaceutical, transportation, publishing, health, post, tourism, entertainment, insurance, banking) the public sector, and in the fields of Labour and Civil Law.
Schellenberg Wittmer is one of the leading Swiss business law firms. Over 150 lawyers in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore advise domestic and international clients on all aspects of business law.
Kobre & Kim
Kobre & Kim is completely focused on disputes and investigations. The firm has a reputation as being conflict-free and able to advocate in situations involving overlapping institutional interests across multiple jurisdictions.
Studio Legale VILDE Villata Degli Esposti e Associati
Studio VILDE is a leading firm in administrative law with offices in Milan, Rome, Bologna and Padua
Posse Herrera Ruiz
Posse Herrera Ruiz is a full-service law firm that uses a systematic, multidisciplinary approach to find creative, prudent and value generating business solutions, optimising the clients’ return on investment while minimising risks
A full service law and consulting firm founded by a talented and experienced team of attorneys with decades of experience providing first-rate legal services. Our clients’ needs are taken very seriously and the firm strives to provide trustworthy and dedicated legal and advisory services in a wide array of practice areas.
The largest law firm in Central America with more than 200 attorneys and 7 offices strategically located in the 5 countries of the region and a multigenerational team that knows your needs. The firm provides regional coordination from a single point of contact for all your transactions. Consortium is a full-service firm that has focused in the care of all types of companies that wants to do business in the region. The firm has specialised departments led by partners in different areas of practice.
Indacochea & Asociados
Indacochea & Asociados is ranked as one of the most prestigious law firms in Bolivia. The reputation achieved has placed IA as the preferred referral to foreign investors by combining youth and experience in order to provide our clients with team work, which guarantees quality,
East & Concord Partners
One of the largest and the most comprehensive law firms in China. With 400 professionals, legal experts with years of working with national ministries, courts, procuratorate, international arbitration institutions and leadinglaw firms.
Carey is Chile’s largest full-service law firm, with more than 270 legal professionals. The corporate, litigation and regulatory groups comprise specialised attorneys and who practice in all areas of law.
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough
Our client relationships are based on a deep understanding of our clients’ businesses and objectives. Our Firm’s 800+ legal and business professionals serve as trusted advisors to clients across a broad range of industry sectors providing practical advice, advocating on their behalf, and working side-by-side towards shared goals.
PRK Partners (‘PRK’) is a leading regional full-service law firm with a team of experienced legal and tax professionals and twenty- seven years’ experience in providing outstanding service in Central Europe. The firm has worked on many of the region’s largest and most complex transactions.
IP Law Galli
The expertise of the firm and of his head and founder, Professor Cesare Galli, has been widely recognised at both domestic and international level. In 2009 he was appointed as a Member of the Sub-group on Legal Framework of the European Commission Counterfeiting and Piracy Observatory. In 2004 Professor Galli was called by the Parliamentary Commission of Productive Activities of the Chambers of Deputies of Italy as one of the experts giving their options on the new Italian IP Code. Since 2005 he has been appointed as a member of all of the Governmental Commissions in charge of revising the Italian IP rules.
Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners
Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners is a law firm with over 130 attorneys with its main offices in Tokyo and Osaka. It was originally established in Osaka in 1981 by Tadashi Ishikawa, Makoto Miyazaki and Hiroaki Tsukamoto. The firm opened offices in Shanghai in 1995, Tokyo in 2002 and Nagoya in 2015.
Glimstedt law firm is a full-service firm focused on commercial law. Most of our clients are large and medium-sized Swedish and international companies. We have 14 offices in Sweden and three in the Baltic States. Glimstedt clients can expect the best lawyers. Our advice is focused and to the point. The solutions we provide are based on solid business insight, helping our clients to reach their respective goals.
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More and more companies are inclined to promote the sustainability characteristics of their products and services, without always being able to support these claims with evidence. Commonly known as “greenwashing”, this is a form of misinformation that can lead to legal issues. Found in both B2C and B2B contexts, this practice aims at presenting or […]
The Act on Amendments to the Labor Act in Croatia entered into force on 1 January 2023 and brings numerous changes that require employers to make certain adjustments. In our newsletter, we provide an overview of the most important changes to the Labor Act that relate to the obligation to harmonize the Rules of Procedure […]
Unlocking the value of intellectual property (IP) Hardly anyone could argue against the constantly increasing importance of IP to companies. IP not only affects the business models of companies but also brings additional value to the table (e.g., in addition to its client list and personnel, a target offers proprietary software solutions facilitating and supplementing […]
The courts of Italy and Spain dispute the palm of the first sentences related to the protection of intellectual property rights in Web 3.0. On the one hand, the Italian court issues the first European-wide ruling on NFTs (abbreviation of “non-fungible tokens”). On the other hand, Spanish jurisprudence begins to explore the world of the metaverse and […]
While Law No. 9 of 2010 on the Promotion of Investment (the “Investment Law”) provides a remarkably favourable framework for the promotion of inbound foreign investment on paper, the Ministry of Economy’s overly restrictive interpretation of said law and its efforts to slow-walk the procession of applications by foreign investors gravely undermine this policy framework […]
Trademark publicity commenced some decades ago and applied to goods only; professional models advertised traditional consumer products: Coca-Cola, Zenith, Lucky Strike, and Hoover, among others—Don Draper’s stuff. Then came the protection of service marks, followed by three-dimensional and non-traditional, Internet-related, social media, cloud computing, NFTs, Web3, etc. As I wrote in my last article, unprecedented […]
Following an initial proposal on gender balance on company boards submitted by the European Commission ten years ago and numerous positions by EU institutions setting gender equality as a priority within the Union expressed since then, Directive 2022/2381 on improving the gender balance among directors of listed companies and related measures was adopted on 23 […]
On February 13, 2023, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (the IRS) released Notice 2023-18 (the Notice), which established the program (the Allocation Program) to allocate $10 billion of advanced energy project credits (AEPCs) pursuant to section 48C(e),1 which was enacted as part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (the IRA).2 The goal of the program […]
On Thursday, February 23, 2023, the regulations to Law No. 9996 for the Attraction of Investors, Rentier Residents and Pensioned Residents were published in the national newspaper “La Gaceta”. Within which the following modifications are established: The foreign person who makes an investment in Costa Rica for an amount not less than… Read more
The Public Health Institute (“ISP”) approved -by means of Ex. Res. No. 369/2023- a new guideline regarding the performance of post-authorization safety studies of pharmaceutical products (the “Guideline”). This arises as an attempt to overcome the current regulatory gap caused by the lack of recommendations that provide concepts or technical guidelines allowing the development of […]
The 2nd Court of Monte Mor (São Paulo) granted an injunction in a writ of mandamus to remove the requirement for a certificate of fiscal regularity for the registration of the deed of purchase and sale of real estate, formulated by the Notary of Notes and Protests of Letters and Titles of Monte Mor . […]
Bryan O’Hare, commercial and insolvency disputes partner in the Hong Kong Office, and his team, Pui Yip Leung (associate) and Wing Lui (trainee), are acting for the Debtor/Respondent in the highly anticipated upcoming appeal to the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (CFA) which will be heard by a full Court comprising five Judges on […]
In an article published by Law360 on February 7, Nelson Mullins FinTech partners Arina Shulga and Jeff Kelly discuss new charges brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that raise serious questions for digital assets projects. The latest complaint the SEC filed on Jan. 20, 2023 against Avraham Eisenberg reinforces its position that most tokens are securities and […]
“When subscribing to the service and therefore the beginning of the contractual relationship, the user accepts the terms and conditions”, being “underlying that the account cannot be shared outside the respective residence”. Therefore, continues João Paulo Mioludo, partner at SRS Legal, if you decide to share your login credentials with people who do not live […]
Pharmacies have changed a lot through years and have developed into shops where consumers navigate in an avalanche of products (medicinal, dietary, hygiene, etc.) which can be easily interconnected and used in the same treatments -but with different focus-as they are all intended to improve health. So, is there a clear boundary between all these […]
The Bombay High Court has reiterated that communications between a lawyer and client are privileged and cannot be disclosed to a third party without the express consent of the client. Brief facts The Petitioner, a Senior Advocate of the Bombay High Court, challenged a witness summons issued to him directing him to appear before the […]
Second Interim Restructuring and Interim Report of the Customer-Oriented Task Force of the Market System Working Group of the Financial Services Council The Financial Services Council’s Market System Working Group Customer-Oriented Task Force (hereinafter referred to as the “Customer-Oriented TF”) The Interim Report of the Customer-Oriented Task Force of the Market System Working Group of […]
Last June, Proposal for Law No. 15/XV was presented, under thewhich are expected to be amendments to theand other related legislation, in particular the legal regimeprofessional traineeships, the entry of whichis scheduled for 1 January 2023.The changes contained in the proposedlaw, to be approved as they are drafted, address some of the issuesrelevant to the […]
Construction accidents can cause significant personal injury or death, property damage, job delays, and increased costs. As a result, it is imperative that owners and contractors continuously monitor and manage potential safety concerns on construction job sites with the intention of reducing accidents… Read more
The phrase, “Hope for the best, plan for the worst,” is one I heard in a spy movie, and searching for a title for this article, it occurred to me that we could use that phrase to identify the role played by labor consultants. There are many anecdotes. The companies that granted payments, bonuses, commissions, […]
Is There Really Something New Under the Sun? A new manufacturer liability has been provided by the Italian Consumer Code when a conventional warranty is granted: in such a case, the Consumer is entitled to start a legal action against the manufacturer directly in order to declare the existence of defects of the goods and obtain their […]
Underground salt caverns are commonly used for the storage of liquids including liquefied hydrocarbons. These caverns are created by solution mining of salt from inside underground salt formations and could play a pivotal role in the growth and development of a variety of energy transition and energy storage developments, including carbon sequestration and hydrogen projects. […]
The last quarter of 2022 saw two notable advances in relation to ESG reporting in Switzerland and in the European Union. In Switzerland, the Federal Council adopted an Ordinance on Climate Disclosures to complement the non-financial reporting rules that apply for the first with respect to the financial year 2023. In the EU, the co-legislator […]
The EPA continues to advance environmental justice policies, issuing its “Principles for Addressing Environmental Justice in Air Permitting” in December and preparing its much-anticipated guidance on addressing cumulative impacts in permitting expected later this year. Read more and watch here.
Following feedback received from stakeholders on its Circular of December 6, 2022 (“earlier Circular”), the Central Bank of Nigeria (“CBN”), via a new Circular titled: “Re: Naira Redesigned Policy – Revised Cash Withdrawal Limits” and dated December 21, 2022, with reference number: BSD/DIR/PUB/LAB/015/073 (“updated Circular”), announced a review of its earlier regulatory directives to commercial […]
On December 22, 2022, Law 28/2002, of December 21, for the promotion of the ecosystem of emerging companies (the “Startups Law”) was published in the BOE, the objective of which is to support the creation and growth of emerging companies in Spain. This Flash focuses on analyzing the new regulation of those known as ” digital […]
Lawyers have long relied on technology for help. However, there has been no evidence until now that technology would take over attorneys’ thinking and working. That is changing with the ushering of artificial intelligence into the realm of the written word. In late November 2022, OpenAI, one of the world’s forefront AI companies, unveiled its […]
«Infrastructures that, even today, are an obstacle to the inclusion of people with disabilities in the labor world. Today, February 1st, new quotas for people with disabilities in companies come into force. A staircase almost knocked Carla Neves Matias‘ professional destiny to the ground: law. “That ramp that is now at the Law School was me […]
In every due diligence involving a life science transaction, the parties (a.k.a. “buyer/ licensee/collaborator/partner” and “seller/licensor/collaborator/other partner”) need to identify various risks and obstacles that must be addressed. For example, both parties will want to understand key topics such as valuation modeling, valuation timing, intellectual property, the asset transfer process, representations and warranties, recent case […]
Review of Significant ESG Developments and Additional Considerations for 2023 As U.S. financial institutions assess their ESG risks, opportunities, policies and procedures for 2023, key considerations include the numerous significant ESG developments in 2022—in particular, recent proposals and initiatives announced by financial regulators with respect to climate-related risk management and disclosures—and overarching regulatory, political, investor […]