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European Commission proposals on antitrust damages actions

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • August 8 2013

The European Commission recently published a draft directive and a recommendation which seek to facilitate damages claims before national courts by alleged victims of antitrust violations

International trade compliance newsletter

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, European Union, Global, India, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Serbia, South Africa, Syria, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 19 2013

The WTO announced that on 13 June 2013, Working Party Chairperson H.E. Ms Swärd Capra (Sweden) called for completion of bilateral negotiations

Global immigration & mobility update

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • China, Colombia, European Union, Italy, Sweden, USA
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  • September 30 2012

According to Swedish regulations, non-Nordic and non-EUEEA citizens are in most cases required to possess a work permit to be authorized to work in Sweden

The Wheels case: DB schemes and common investment funds are not exempt from VAT on investment management fees

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2013

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has decided following lengthy proceedings that defined benefit (DB) occupational pension schemes (and common

Shape marks continue to pose a problem: no break for Nestlé and water wars in Norway

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • August 31 2013

Two recent decisions concerning three dimensional shape marks highlight the difficulties proprietors face in obtaining registered trade mark

Federfarma files complaint with prosecutor over parallel trade

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • August 19 2013

In July, the National Federation of Pharmacy Owners (Federfarma) lodged a complaint with the Rome public prosecutor's office decrying what it

Discounts cannot reduce the taxable amount when the taxable transaction is carried out by a another party

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • February 28 2014

On 16 January 2014, the European Court of Justice ruled that a discount, provided by an intermediary in its own name and for its own account to the

Head of the Spanish Telecommunications Market Commission appointed vice-chairman of BEREC

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union, Spain
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  • March 15 2010

Reinaldo Rodriguez, the current head of the Spanish Telecommunications Market Commission (TMC), has been appointed vice-chairman of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), which consists of representatives from national regulators

Negotiation by real estate agent in transfer of shares in real estate entities is VAT-exempt

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • December 12 2012

In this case (C-25911, DTZ Zadelhoff), the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) examined the VAT treatment of intermediary services by a real estate agent that relate to the transfer of shares in real estate entities

The EU Short Selling Regulation effective date approaches: many questions and a few answers

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • October 22 2012

In anticipation of the full effectiveness of the EU Short Selling Regulation on November 1, 2012, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and certain of the European national competent authorities have finally provided some guidance as to how the Regulation will be implemented on a practical basis