Mexico’s President files a Constitutional Reform Bill on Energy Matters

On September 30th, 2021, Mexico’s President filed before the lower house of the Mexican Congress the “Bill that amends articles 25, 27 and 28 of the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States” (the “Bill”). Pursuant to the content of such Bill, the legal and constitutional paradigm of the Energy Reform, which was enacted in […]

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Jean-Marc Valot

Founding Partner, BG2V

Real Estate, Infrastructure and Hospitality Practice Newsletter

Proposed Amendments to include Articles 11 and 56 to the General Law of Human Settlements, Territorial Ordering and Urban Development With the intention of strengthening the General Law of Human Settlements, Territorial Ordering and Urban Development, on September 9, 2021, the “Initiative that Amends and Adds Articles 11 and 56 of The General Law of […]

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Renovation of EU Patent System and Its Impact to Finnish Law

On the 30th of August 2021, the Act on the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities of the Unified Patent Court was passed in Finland. The law is based on the EU process of renovating the European patent system and preparing for establishing the Unified Patent Court (UPC) for dealing with European Patent matters. The Finnish […]

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Cultural differences in business between BeNeLux and Germany – the door to good business?!

The BeNeLux (Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg) seems so similar to Germany that a lot of people assume there are no cultural differences. We advise companies and individuals from the BeNeLux and Germany with their business operations abroad and realised that the cultural differences are bigger than once thought. A lot of issues could arise from […]

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Roland Guény

Founding Partner, BG2V

Stanislas Richoillez

Partner, BG2V

Belgium: driving innovation from within the heart of Europe

A welcoming investment climate Belgium has a long-standing tradition of welcoming foreign investment. Its strategic location, state-of-the-art transport infrastructure, highly productive and skilled workforce and many government incentives (e.g. attractive tax regime and subsidies) are just few of its selling points and secure its reputation as a centre of knowledge and innovation. Belgium has established […]

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Shifting landscape: Business leaders embrace digital transformation in Moldova and Romania

Digitalisation is set to be a key trend for businesses in Moldova and Romania in the next few years and those organisations that embrace it quickly will find themselves at a significant advantage. When former Moldova’s Minister of Economy and Infrastructure, Sergiu Railean, launched the country’s SME Digitisation Programme in June this year, tellingly the event […]

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ABUSE OF DOMINANT POSITION IN THE SOCIAL NETWORK MARKET. THE FTC AGAIN AGAINST FACEBOOK

On August 19, 2021, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a new complaint [1] against Facebook in the Columbia District Court for violating antitrust law by abusing its market dominance. of social networks and hinder competition by acquiring Instagram and WhatsApp. This is the second complaint filed by the US competition authority against Facebook in the past 9 months. Already on December 8, 2020, the […]

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Roman Ivanov

Partner, Vernon | David

Offit Kurman Continues to Grow in Southeast Region with the Addition of Three New Attorneys

CHARLOTTE, NC – August 17th, 2021 – Offit Kurman is pleased to welcome three attorneys to offices in the firm’s Southeast region. Principal Daniel Moskowitz and Counsel Alec C. Roberson have joined the Charlotte, North Carolina office and Counsel Stephen Chryst has joined the Spartanburg, South Carolina office. Daniel B. Moskowitz, a principal in Offit Kurman’s Commercial Litigation group, focuses […]

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