Tips for your Online IP Practice

Elizabeth is co-hosting and speaking on a webinar next Tuesday, May 12, 2020. We believe this is a valuable resource for the IR Global community, especially those with clients in the IP enforcement space. To follow the webinar on social media please use the below links  LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6663458133479829506 Twitter https://twitter.com/DipchandLLP/status/1257692558874025984   REGISTER HERE

Elizabeth DipchandPartner, Dipchand LLP

Mercedes Clavell & Roger Canals both feature in the IR Global & ACC collaboration Publication “A Jurisdictional Guide of how to Manage Risk in Multinationals”

QUESTION ONE – When representing a client with significant business activities in foreign jurisdictions, what are some key risk-related concerns that arise in a cross-border context and how can a parent company minimise such risk? When any company is planning to invest abroad, risks to be taken into consideration vary depending on the scheme chosen: […]

Mercedes ClavellOf Counsel, Arco Abogados

Floyd & Associés joins IR as the exclusive Franchise and Distribution Law Member in France

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Estelle Floyd of Floyd & Associés. Estelle has joined IR as our exclusive Franchise and Distribution Law Member in France. The Floyd & Associés firm is an independent firm of French lawyers dedicated to business litigation. Its creation stems from a desire […]

Estelle FloydPartner, Floyd & Associés

New Tougher Laws in Franchising

Earlier last year, following a series of negative comments in Australian media about franchising industry, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services completed an inquiry into the operation and effectiveness of the Franchising Code of Conduct. As the result of the inquiry, the Committee released the “Fairness in Franchising” report. On a broad […]

Matthew RousePartner, Rouse Lawyers

Cheng Cohen joins IR as the exclusive Franchise and Distribution Law Member in US – Illinois

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Michael R. Daigle of Cheng Cohen. Michael has joined IR as our exclusive Franchise and Distribution Law Member in US – Illinois. Michael’s unique experience drives his client-centric point of view as a lawyer. Before returning to private practice in 2008, […]

Michael R. DaiglePartner, Cheng Cohen

Understanding GDPR and Data Privacy

Franchise systems regularly require an extensive exchange of information between franchisor and franchisee. If the information relates to an at least identifiable natural person, the transfer will most likely have to comply with applicable data protection laws. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to any franchisor or franchisee, who is either established […]

Dr. Dennis VoigtPartner, MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte

Former General Counsel of Media-Saturn becomes of Counsel at MELCHERS

The former Head of Legal of Media-Saturn Holding, Dr. Alexander Basse, joined MELCHERS as of counsel on 1 June 2019. Basse spent 12 years at Media-Saturn as Head of Legal, Data Privacy and Compliance before leaving the Group in September 2018 at his own request. In terms of revenue, sales area and headcount, the MediaMarktSaturn […]

Dr. Dennis VoigtPartner, MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte

Heidelberg buys Crispy Mountain with support from MELCHERS

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has acquired Mainz-based software start-up Crispy Mountain GmbH, which offers Keyline, a cloud-based management platform for print shops. As part of its digital transformation, Heidelberg is systematically expanding its digital business models. Therefore, the company has now acquired software start-up Crispy Mountain GmbH which offers Keyline, a cloud-based management platform for […]

Dr. Dennis VoigtPartner, MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte

MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte joins IR as the exclusive Franchise and Distribution Law Member in Germany

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Dr. Dennis Voigt of MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte. Dennis has joined IR as our exclusive Franchise and Distribution Law Member in Germany. Dr. Voigt’s has extensive experience in advising on all legal aspects regarding the establishment, management and internationalization of distribution structures. His expertise comprises […]

Dr. Dennis VoigtPartner, MELCHERS Rechtsanwälte

The Spanish Law on Trade secrets

On June 2016, EU Directive 943/2016, on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure were published, giving a 2 years term to the Member States to adapt its domestic regulations. On June 2018 very few countries had fulfilled this obligation: Italy was one of the […]

Mercedes ClavellOf Counsel, Arco Abogados

Mullin Law PC joins IR as the exclusive Franchise & Distribution Law Member in US – Texas

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Cheryl Mullin of Mullin Law PC. Cheryl has joined IR as our exclusive Franchise & Distribution Law Member in US – Texas. We are a full-service commercial law firm internationally recognized in the area of franchise and distribution law. We provide franchise, […]

Altug GuzeldereManaging Partner, Guzeldere & Balkan Law Firm