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  • An Appraisal Of The Legal Framework For Enforcement Of Foreign And Domestic Arbitral Awards In Nigeria

    An Appraisal Of The Legal Framework For Enforcement Of Foreign And Domestic Arbitral Awards In Nigeria

    Published: 15 May 2017

    Most international contracts today include an arbitration clause. As a result of the obvious advantages of arbitration over litigation, some business partners willingly agree to submit to arbitration when a dispute arises from their contract. But the arbitral proceedings will be a mere academic exercise and the arbitral award, a worthless piece of paper if the award cannot be enforced within the c...

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  • Legal Shorts 12.05.17 including JMLSG consultation on AML and CTF guidance and

    Legal Shorts 12.05.17 including JMLSG consultation on AML and CTF guidance and

    Published: 12 May 2017

    Welcome to Legal Shorts, a short briefing on some of the week’s developments in the financial services industry. If you would like to discuss any of the points we raise below, please contact me or one of our other lawyers.   Claire Cummings 020 7585 1406 claire.cummings@cummingslaw.com www.cummingslaw.com Upcoming key dates 16 May 2017 is the closing date for comments on...

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  • CHANGES TO STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

    CHANGES TO STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS

    Published: 12 May 2017

    Works are underway at the  Polish Ministry of Justice on a government bill amending statutes of limitations. The new law, currently known only from press reports and Ministry announcements, is an emotional subject for stakeholders. What are the changes going to be? The most commented-on part is the duty for the court to consider ex officio whether the creditor’s claim is prescribed. This is...

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  • All it's cracked 'UP' to be?

    All it's cracked 'UP' to be?

    Published: 12 May 2017

    I've just written an article on why you need to really start thinking about the much anticipated but yet to be implemented Unitary Patent system.  Please visit our webpage to read the article: https://www.barkerbrettell.co.uk/all-its-cracked-up-to-be/

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  • GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Assessing trademark violations

    GRP Rainer Rechtsanwälte – Assessing trademark violations

    Published: 11 May 2017

    Protecting your brand is crucial. One ought to take resolute action against trademark violations. That being said, you should first assess whether a trademark violation has in fact occurred. Trademarks result in greater brand recognition among consumers and are accordingly of great significance to businesses. It is therefore all the more important to seek protection for one’s own brand and take ...

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  • OLG Köln: Heir must be defined with sufficient clarity in will

    OLG Köln: Heir must be defined with sufficient clarity in will

    Published: 09 May 2017

    Testators need to define their heirs with sufficient clarity in wills, because the will might otherwise be invalid. That was the verdict of the Oberlandesgericht (OLG) Köln [Higher Regional Court of Cologne] in its ruling of November 14, 2016 (Az.: 2 Wx 536/16). By drafting a will, the testator is able to circumvent the rules of intestate succession and personally appoint his heir. While it...

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  • Do You Collect Personal Data From Turkey? Yes, come this way please.

    Do You Collect Personal Data From Turkey? Yes, come this way please.

    Published: 09 May 2017

    On Friday, May 5th 2017, the Turkish Data Protection Authority published the Draft Regulation on Data Controllers’ Registry. The Regulation is still a Draft and our law firm is working on the Draft Regulation to submit our professional views to the Data Protection Authority. The Draft Regulation brings new requirements to real and legal persons that collect personal data from Turkey. Therefore, ...

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  • The Hospitality Industry, Employment Law and Talent Retention.

    The Hospitality Industry, Employment Law and Talent Retention.

    Published: 09 May 2017

    According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), the hospitality industry is one of the most important labor and employment markets worldwide providing around 100 million jobs with a projected steady annual growth of 4% over the next decade. In Mexico, this industry alone accounts for 8.7% of GDP and is also expected to grow yearly as the country develops and matures new and existing m...

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