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In review: media law in Belarus

Belarus - November 25 2019 A review of some of the primary issues surrounding media law and regulation in Belarus, including key content rules and restrictions

Frequently asked questions about trademark in EU

European Union - October 23 2019 Trademark rights have a territorial character, meaning that protection will be in force only in the country where the trademark is registered. If you

From Autumn 2020, competition law infringements to result in significantly increased fines and wider liability

Lithuania - July 23 2020 On 1 November 2020, important amendments to the Law on Competition will come into force. As a result, potential fines could increase multiple times

Estonian Anti-Money Laundering law is due to implement stricter requirements for virtual currency service providers

Estonia - February 3 2020 The Estonian Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act was amended in January 2020 whereby virtual currency service providers will be

Lithuanian Parliament adopts legislative amendments incentivizing investment in large projects

Lithuania - July 14 2020 From 1 January 2021 amendments to the laws on Investment, the Legal Status of Foreigners, Zoning & Planning, Land, and Employment will enter into

From Autumn 2020, competition law infringements to result in significantly increased fines and wider liability

Lithuania - July 23 2020 On 1 November 2020, important amendments to the Law on Competition will come into force. As a result, potential fines could increase multiple times

What will change about data transfers?

European Union - July 21 2020 On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a judgment in the so-called “Schrems II” case (case C-31118, see full text

Lithuanian Parliament adopts legislative amendments incentivizing investment in large projects

Lithuania - July 14 2020 From 1 January 2021 amendments to the laws on Investment, the Legal Status of Foreigners, Zoning & Planning, Land, and Employment will enter into

Subsidies to employers and tips on organising work after the quarantine in Lithuania

Lithuania - July 1 2020 Subsidies to employers are still available - in this article, we offer an overview of available subsidies and eligibility criteria. We are also

Merger clearance in Belarus. Specific control test for all transaction types

Belarus - June 12 2020 After our three-part series of articles about the Belarusian M&A market published last year, now we would like to highlight the main characteristics