Belport Development Limited v Chimichanga Corporation: Turkish and BVI Courts Differ on Attorney Eyes Only Orders in Arbitral Proceedings

This article is about an ICC award, the recognition and enforcement of which was (i) permitted by the High Court of Justice of the British Virgin Islands (the “BVI Decision”)[1]; but (ii) refused by the Turkish Court of Cassation (the “Turkish Decision”)[2]. The central issue in both proceedings was whether the arbitral tribunal’s attorney eyes […]

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Typical patent infringement proceedings

The following is a typical process when enforcing a patent for a patent of standard compexity. Please note that in Germany it is possible to claim reimbursement of costs if you win court proceedings (details below).  1. Warning letter You would start by sending a warning letter to the alleged infringer. Reason is to give the […]

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IR35 rules – What they are and why they matter.

The status of IR35 or off-payroll working has caused some confusion since the repeals to reforms put forward by former Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng were subsequently scrapped by new Chancellor Jeremy Hunt. IR35 is tax legislation designed to deal with a form of tax avoidance known as disguised remuneration, where individuals attempt to avoid paying the […]

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AAA Publishes New Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Rules (2022)

On September 1, 2022, the new AAA Commercial Arbitration Rules and Mediation Procedures (the “Amended Rules”) of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) came into effect. The Amended Rules put an end to a two-year process in which case-management and administrative groups, party surveys, arbitrators, and the Law and Practice and LCC Committees of the AAA-ICDR […]

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Superior court of justice sends property transfer tax discussion to the supreme court.

Justice Og Fernandes of the Superior Court of Justice (STJ) authorized the processing of an Extraordinary Appeal to the Supreme Court (STF), with respect to the discussion on the Property Transfer Tax (ITBI) calculation basis. The 1st Section of the STJ had decided that the ITBI should be levied on the transaction value as declared […]

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Moving toward a new (European) cannabis policy (?)

Introductory remarks On July 15, 2022, Germany, Luxembourg, Malta and the Netherlands met to discuss a new cannabis policy. The conversation took place at the initiative of Luxembourg, who has been taking steps to make cannabis legalization happen since 2001. The country hopes that by arranging a meeting with countries that are (or will be) […]

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Wong Fleming meets de Bedin & Lee studio legale associato.

Linda Wong and Daniel Fleming of the firm’s Princeton, New Jersey office recently paid a visit to IR Global members Alberto Predieri and Marco Bisceglia’s Milan, Italy office of de Bedin & Lee. They capped off their week in Milan with a trip to the courthouse, where they had the opportunity to watch Alberto Predieri prevail on contentious motion hearings before […]

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Thinking Digital Health Tech

As we all know, our healthcare industry is in the midst of a digital transformation. As healthcare consumers (patients), we believe all of us are thinking “it’s about time!” It’s great to finally have access to our own medical records on our computer or phone. However, in medtech business terms, the impacts of digital healthtech […]

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FDI Reporting Requirements Simplified By RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) vide A.P (DIR Series) Circular No. 30 dated June 07, 2018 (FDI Circular) simplified the foreign investment reporting by the Indian entities, by consolidating 9 different forms viz., FCGPR Form, FCTRS Form, LLP (I) Form,  LLP (II) Form, CN Form, DRR Form, ESOP Form, DI Form and INVI Form, […]

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Navigating the haze of US cannabis TM law

With a rising number of US states legalising or decriminalising cannabis, Sarah Speight explores how owners of cannabis-related trademarks can seek protection without getting their fingers burned. Read the full article click below. https://www.worldipreview.com/article/navigating-the-haze-of-us-cannabis-tm-law

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Does Your Buy-Sell Agreement Need Updating?

If you co-own a business and follow professional advice, you’ve likely established a buy-sell agreement in case you or one of your fellow owners voluntarily or involuntarily leaves the company. Assuming this is true, remember that it’s not enough to draft an agreement and put it in a safe place. You need to review and perhaps […]

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Palli Law Firm meets de Bedin & Lee studio legale associato,Lajer Law & Buzády & Udvari Law Firm.

Nikhil Palli travelled to Italy and met with Alberto Predieri and to Hungry to meet Dr. Petra Mayer-Nagy and Dr. Csongor Buzády We love to see our members meeting, so if you have any travel booked please let your Client Manager know and we can provide some introduction to local members.

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