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Spanish Government rejects the UPC
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • Spain
  • March 22 2017

In the government control session held on the 22nd of March the Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness declared that Spain will not join

Enhancing competitiveness - what's going on in Finland?
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • Finland
  • November 9 2016

Employment and competitiveness have been a hot topic in Finland for some time now (ever since the current Government was elected in May 2015). A lot

Common consolidated corporate tax base
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • European Union
  • June 30 2011

The aim of a harmonised EU system to make business easier and cheaper.

European Commission publishes White Paper "Transport 2050" - Germany adopts "government program electric mobility"
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • May 31 2011

With the White Paper "Transport 2050", the EU Commission presented a roadmap for a major reform of the European transport system ("Roadmap") at the end of March this year.

China issues new GMP
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • China
  • March 7 2011

China's new drug GMP, entitled Drug Manufacturing Quality Management Standards (2010 revision) (the "New GMP") was issued as an order by the Minister of Health on 17 January 2011.

Corporation tax reforms
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2011

In November 2010, the UK Government announced various proposals in a consultation document relating to international tax issues and intellectual property (IP), designed to enhance the competitiveness of the UK tax system.

‘Cachet’ is not required for extended passing-off claims
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2010

The English Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court decision that ICB was liable under the extended form of passing-off through the sale of its VODKAT alcoholic drink.

Electronic signatures
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • Poland
  • August 11 2010

Use of electronic signatures in Poland is still an uncommon practice among entrepreneurs, citizens and in public administration.

Digital Britain interim report: a step in the right direction?
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2009

The Digital Britain interim report was published on 29 January 2009 by the DCMS and BERR with the final report being due out in June.

The Competition Council analyses the reasons for the weak development of MVNOs and makes proposals to remove the obstacles to competition
  • Bird & Bird LLP
  • France
  • September 29 2008

On 30 July 2008 the French Competition Council issued an opinion to the French Minister of economy in which it analysed the reasons for the poor development of MVNOs (mobile virtual network operators) in France and examined how some clauses of contracts between MVNOs and traditional mobile operators restrict their development.