The deputy head of the Supervision and Enforcement Department-I of the Turkish Competition Authority joins ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law.

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law is proud to announce that Ms. Ebru İnce has joined its competition law team of 48 specialized competition lawyers as Counsel.

BGH changes tune on trademark forfeiture

In a judgment from January 14, 2021, the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH) – Germany’s Federal Supreme Court – overruled its own legal precedent on the forfeiture of trademarks (Az.: I ZR 40/20) in finding that failure to make use of a trademark means forfeiting trademark protection.

Bundeskartellamt issues fines in response to illegal price fixing

The Bundeskartellamt – Germany’s Federal Cartel Office – has imposed fines totaling around 6 million euros on two foundries for entering into anticompetitive agreements regarding prices and discounts.

Tanner De Witt further grows commercial disputes practice with appointment of consultant Richard Wilmot

Tanner De Witt confirms with great pleasure the appointment of commercial litigation lawyer Richard Wilmot as Consultant to the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice. The appointment is effective today.

SyCipLaw Announces New Corporate Services Department Head

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Imelda A. Manguiat, a senior partner of the firm, as the new head of its Corporate Services (CS) Department, effective on June 1, 2021.

Gecić Law’s website honored for the sixth year in a row

We are delighted to reveal that Gecić Law’s website continues to attract the attention of professionals globally as it has been recognized by several prestigious rankings.  Our website was positioned, for the sixth consecutive year, among the top-ranked Global law firm websites for 2021 in a selection of 23 law firm websites across the world. This prestigious ranking, published …

Ukraine makes headway with land reform

The long-awaited Law of Ukraine “On amendments to the Land Code of Ukraine and other legislative acts to improve the governance of land relations and their deregulation” No. 1423-IX (“Law”) entered into force (save for certain provisions).

AVELLUM advises A-Development on construction of multifunctional real estate complex in Kyiv centre

AVELLUM acted as the legal counsel to A-Development – one of the leading Ukrainian developers – on the construction of a real estate complex in the centre of Kyiv in the form of a joint investment with a business partner.

AVELLUM advises on sale of containerboard plant

AVELLUM acted as legal counsel to investment company Concorde Capital and its partners on the sale of a 72% stake in a containerboard producing company.

AVELLUM advises Ministry of Finance of Ukraine on EUR116 million financing to purchase patrol boats for State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

AVELLUM acted as the Ukrainian legal counsel to the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine in connection with two loan agreements for a total amount of EUR116 million together constituting official financial support from France to Ukraine aimed at strengthening maritime safety and security of Ukraine.