The number of signs which, in the current state of the law, is eligible for protection under trademark law has recently increased considerably. An important cause for this was the earlier amendment of the Trademark Regulation and Directive and also the recent incorporation of these amendments into the Benelux Treaty on Intellectual Property.

It is a fact that when measured by number of federated practitioners, the most popular sport in the world is football, or soccer as it is called in the USA. Even in the United States, soccer accounts for more licences than any other team sport. But is it also the highest grossing sport at a professional level?

Certain products containing cannabidiol Certain products containing canabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are now regulated and taxed as "other types of tobacco"

These are the highlights if you want to know the essential of Corporate Law in Portugal. This entry was drafted by “Sousa Machado, Ferreira da Costa e Associados” for “E-IURE COMPENDIUM” 2018. Link to e-IURE Network.
The picture illustrating this article is from Machu Picchu, but this article does not talk about ancient incas, but about Lima. There is a lot to do in Lima, food is one of its wonderful offers, and here below we share our restaurant experience there. Any suggestions?

Introduction – The Italian Ministry of Finance on 21 February 2018 released draft rules under a framework for implementing the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) Actions 8-10 that include transfer pricing guidelines.
Belgium introduced new leg legislation to tackle abuses of power between companies.
On 21 March 2019, Belgian parliament adopted the "Law amending the Economic Law Code with regard to the abuse of a dominant position".
“Rebus sic stantibus” and “Pacta sunt servanda” are two Latin aphorisms that are very present in today’s legal world. The prior one is translated as “things thus standing.” Legally, it implies that the stipulations of the contracts can be modified in the event of substantial alterations to the conditions and circumstances under which they were first agreed upon. And the later one, being a Brocard, meaning “agreements must be kept.” This lexicon implies that the agreements, even when conditions have changed, must be fulfilled.

Belgium takes a first step towards the legalization of the cultivation of medicinal cannabis.

On 28 March 2019, the Belgian parliament approved a bill concerning the establishment of a cannabis agency.