Tips for Enterprise Trademark Registration——from The MUJI Case
After nearly ten years, the MUJI trademark case has finally been finalized. Last month, Beijing’ high court made a final judgment on the dispute over MUJI's trademark infringement, and ordered Japan’s Muji and its subsidiaries to immediately stop infringing the exclusive right to use the registered trademark of Miantian Company...
The new European Directive on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions
On 12 December 2019, the EU Directive No. 2019/2121 of the European Parliament and Council amending the former Directive No. 2017/1132 on cross-border conversions, mergers and divisions was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.
The new directive, which shall be implemented by all Member States by 31 January 2023...
Data Protection Laws in India Moving Forward
The great strides taken towards the protection of personal data in the European Union, put in motion by the General Data Protection Rules of 2016, have triggered Indian legislature to provide meaningful measures to data protection laws in India. Previously proposed in the last winter session, the ‘Personal Data Protection Bill’, ...
D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel Ranks Among the “Capital Elite” at the China Awards 2019
A proud moment to bookend another year of growth and success, on the 10th of December 2019 in Milan, Italy, D’Andrea & Partners Legal Counsel were presented with the Capital Elite Award at China Awards, a recognition of companies, law firms, entrepreneurs, professionals and institutions that have distinguished themselves in rel...
The Power of Siberia: A New Step in China-Russia Relationships
On December 2, 2019, a solemn ceremony was held to launch the first ever pipeline deliveries of Russian gas to China via the "Eastern" route — the main gas pipeline “Power of Siberia”, the so-called “Eastern route”.
More than 5 years of negotiations and 5 years of active project implementation
Vietnam Labor Code 2019: What’s new?
Since it was first promulgated in 1995, The Labor Code of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has undergone amendments and additions on four separate occasions, the last of which, in 2012, was considered the most fundamental and comprehensive revision. However, in the process of trade integration and legal application, the code still h...
The Cyber Security Law from the Perspective of Enterprises
Along with the development of big data and cloud computing, the speed of information transmission has become more and more prominent, and the difficulty of cyber security and personal information protection has also increased. The Cyber Security Law of the People's Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as the “Cyber S...
Belarus as a Major “Gate” to Europe: The Ratification of The China-Belarus Agreement on Automobile Transportation of Passengers and Commodities
On November 13th, 2019, the house of representatives of the Belarus National Assembly ratified the Agreement between the Government of Belarus and the Government of China regarding the international automobile transportation of passengers and commodities (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") which was signed by both countries ...
Italian Budget Law 2020: Tax Relief for the Recruitment of Young People under 35
The latest data from Istat (National Institute of Statistics) shows that the unemployment rate among young people in Italy has reached 28.7% and is thus particularly worrying.
To cope with this alarming situation, while at the same time favoring companies that, despite their interest in recruiting new employees, are conc...
The Amendment to Arbitration Laws in India: Is it more MNC friendly?
The latest amendment to the Arbitration and Conciliation Act of 1996 which governs arbitral proceedings in India, has been passed with the clear objective of implementing the policy of “ease of doing business in India” and working towards making India a hub for international commercial arbitrations.
The much awaited a...