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Major changes in trade secret protection are coming to Hungary
  • Schoenherr
  • Romania
  • August 22 2018

Shortly after the expiry of the 9 June 2018 deadline, the Hungarian parliament has finally adopted the new act on the protection of trade secrets


Romania: Tax authorities focus on transfer pricing adjustments
  • Schoenherr
  • Romania
  • August 21 2018

According to the latest statistics, Romanian tax authorities rank transfer pricing ("TP") high on their agenda. Companies are increasingly aware of


Companies can now distribute dividends on a quarterly basis - but will they?
  • Schoenherr
  • Romania
  • August 20 2018

Until recently, Romanian companies could distribute dividends to shareholders only on an annual basis and on approval of their annual financial statements at the end of each financial year. This paradigm has changed and companies can now opt to distribute their dividends annually or quarterly. Although these newly acquired corporate rights have been widely welcomed within the Romanian business markets, they may initially be treated with suspicion by Romanian entrepreneur.


Romania: Tax authorities focus on transfer pricing adjustments
  • Schoenherr
  • Romania
  • August 20 2018

According to the latest statistics, Romanian tax authorities rank transfer pricing ("TP") high on their agenda. Companies are increasingly aware of


CPC issues first decisions prohibiting concentrations
  • Schoenherr
  • Bulgaria
  • August 16 2018

The Commission for the Protection of Competition (CPC) recently prohibited two concentrations in politically sensitive sectors (media and energy). The CPC's decisions were widely criticised for lacking valid economic arguments. Further, in both decisions the CPC limited its legal arguments to several paragraphs and failed to clarify how acquiring non-competitors (or at least non-major competitors) could strengthen the resulting group's dominant position and thus impede competition.


Competition Protection Agency adopts commitments for Renault
  • Schoenherr
  • Slovenia
  • August 16 2018

In 2017 the Competition Protection Agency initiated proceedings against Renault. The company was suspected of treating authorised mechanics and independent mechanics differently, which gave the agency grounds to believe that Renault had abused its dominant position. In response, Renault proposed remedies in an attempt to address the agency's concerns and eliminate the alleged anti-competitive effects on the market. The agency recently closed the proceedings and accepted the commitments.


Austria: The DPA's strict view on retention periods
  • Schoenherr
  • Austria
  • August 13 2018

End of July, the Austrian Data Protection Authority ('DPA') published its first decision on retention periods applying the General Data Protection


Efficient Arbitration - Part 3: Winning an Efficient Arbitration
  • Schoenherr
  • USA
  • August 10 2018

Following up on Efficient Arbitration - Part 3: Launching an Efficient Arbitration, where we addressed efficiency tools available at the early stages


Amendments to the Hungarian Data Protection Act
  • Schoenherr
  • Hungary
  • August 10 2018

The Hungarian Parliament has recently adopted legislation with the aim of harmonising the national data protection rules with the rules of the GDPR


First decisions prohibiting concentrations issued in Bulgaria
  • Schoenherr
  • Bulgaria, European Union
  • August 8 2018

On 19 July, 2018 the Bulgarian Commission for the Protection of Competition (the "CPC") prohibited two concentrations. The first being the sale of the