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  • OLG Frankfurt – Selective prohibition on sale of luxury items online allowed

    OLG Frankfurt – Selective prohibition on sale of luxury items online allowed

    Published: 03 Jan 2019

    A supplier of luxury perfumes is allowed to prohibit its distribution partners from promoting and selling its products online via third party platforms. That was the verdict of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Frankfurt, the Higher Regional Court of Frankfurt. The OLG Frankfurt’s decision was preceded by a preliminary ruling of the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ). We at the commercial la...

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  • Awards granted to Carlos Narváez-Hasfura, partner of Jurídicanh Abogados, in 2018.

    Awards granted to Carlos Narváez-Hasfura, partner of Jurídicanh Abogados, in 2018.

    Published: 31 Dec 2018

    In 2018, the Universidad Iberoamericana awarded Dr. Carlos Narváez-Hasfura the Ernesto Meneses medal to university merit. Likewise, he was recognized as Privacy and Data Protection Lawyer of the year by several entities, among others, Global Law Experts and International Advisory Experts.

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  • Antitrust violations – BGH bolsters the rights of aggrieved parties

    Antitrust violations – BGH bolsters the rights of aggrieved parties

    Published: 28 Dec 2018

    In a ruling from 12 June 2018, the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), Germany’s Federal Supreme Court, has facilitated the enforcement of damages claims in response to violations of antitrust law with respect to the statute of limitations for claims (Az.: KZR 56/16). Cartel members obtain advantages from illegal cartel arrangements that can prove to be costly for other market operators. If fine proceeding...

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  • THREE MODULAR REFINERIES SET TO BEGIN OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA BY 2019

    THREE MODULAR REFINERIES SET TO BEGIN OPERATIONS IN NIGERIA BY 2019

    Published: 28 Dec 2018

    The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said there are strong indications that three out of the 40 planned modular refineries would come on stream by end of 2019. Kachikwu disclosed this at the three-day Biennial International Conference for Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) organized recently by Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) in Lagos. “Out of the 40 li...

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  • REGISTERING A FINTECH COMPANY IN SINGAPORE

    REGISTERING A FINTECH COMPANY IN SINGAPORE

    Published: 27 Dec 2018

    WHY TO REGISTER A FINTECH COMPANY IN SINGAPORE? This is due to the fact that the registration of a fintech company in Singapore will be carried out in an economically, politically and legally stable jurisdiction that favorably affects the development of the fintech business in Singapore. The advantages of registering fintech companies in Singapore also include fast and easy process of registra...

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  • NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO CONCESSION SIX (6) HYDRO POWER GENERATION ASSETS

    NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT TO CONCESSION SIX (6) HYDRO POWER GENERATION ASSETS

    Published: 24 Dec 2018

    Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) has said that the federal government is considering concessioning six hydro dams to private operators under the build, operate and transfer, BOT initiative. He said the plan is part of government’s resolve to raising power generation and expanding its drive in the renewable energy space. Fashola, who made the disclosure in ...

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  • FG Baden-Württemberg on a municipality’s input tax deductions

    FG Baden-Württemberg on a municipality’s input tax deductions

    Published: 21 Dec 2018

    In a ruling from 18 October 2018, the Finanzgericht (FG) Baden-Württemberg, the Fiscal Court of Baden-Württemberg, held that whether a municipality is operating as a commercial entity and entitled to deduct input tax depends entirely on the type of activity and the particular circumstances of a given case (Az.: 1 K 1458/18). We at the commercial law firm GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte can...

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  • Nigeria’s Crude Oil Production to hit 2.5mbpd in 2019

    Nigeria’s Crude Oil Production to hit 2.5mbpd in 2019

    Published: 21 Dec 2018

    Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, yesterday said that Nigeria’s crude oil production is expected to increase from current average of 2 million barrels per day to 2.5 million barrels per day by the end of 2019. He also disclosed that the country intends to further grow it to 3mbd by 2020. According to him, the county’s crude oil reserves is expected to hit 40billion barr...

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