Europe

Α financial “breath” for the film industry

A Common Ministerial Decision (Ν. 24907/2021 – Government Gazette – B’ 1820 / 29.04.2021) has been issued recently in Greece according to which a total amount of 8,000,000 euros will be granted as a support measure for cinemas and film distributors that have been affected by the restrictive measures due to Covid-19 pandemic, as part of the initiatives taken for the support of the sector of culture who has suffered particularly badly. According to members of the Government, this program is part of a general plan of initiatives for the practical support of the sector of culture, with both horizontal and specialized measures.

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14 Practices, 13 Lawyers and "Lawyer of the Year" Award – Lidings Recognized by Best Lawyers 2022

Best Lawyers, an international legal directory annually identifying the most prominent lawyers around the world by analyzing their professional skills and achievements during the year, once again lists Lidings’ experts among the best lawyers in Russia. Based on the results of the new Best Lawyers 2022 research published on June 10th, 2021, 13 Lidings’ lawyers are recognized among the top legal advisors in 14 key practice areas in Russia:

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Lidings Wins Trademark Battle for “Miloserdie” Aid Service

Lawyers of the Lidings Intellectual Property practice have successfully represented interests of the Russian “Miloserdie” (eng.:Mercy) aid service in a trademark protection case. The work was done pro bono.

An entrepreneur used a trademark similar to the trademark of our client – the “Miloserdie”. The client, whose logo was registered a year earlier, for six months tried to settle the issue out of court, pointing out to the entrepreneur that it was inadmissible to copy the logo. However, did not achieve an understanding and had to go to court.

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E-LEGAL® ARTICLE – FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESS

Summary:
Due to the evolution of the epidemiological situation in Portugal, in the context of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 disease, the Government decided to adopt a set of measures, through the creation of support mechanisms for workers and companies, as a result of the economic and social effects emerging from the worsening of the pandemic situation in Portugal, as well as to extend a set of extraordinary and temporary support measures to mitigate the effects of the pandemic crisis. Read more…

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Lidings Advocates Reverse Wrongful Judgments in Supreme Court, Protecting Independent Creditors

During a lengthy five-year bankruptcy of the pharmaceutical distributor Grama LLC, the bankruptcy manager challenged transactions with suppliers – large international pharmaceutical companies. Worst-hit was AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals obliged to return the bankrupt distributor 266 million rubles. Lidings represents the company since 2019.

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E-LEGAL® ARTICLE – SUSPENSION OF JUDICIAL DEADLINES

 Summary:

As result of the pandemic situation caused by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and COVID-19 disease, it was approved exceptional and temporary measures in Justice sector.

In the present Article, we proceed with a brief analysis about the temporary and exceptional legal regime of the suspension of judicial deadlines, since Law no. 1-A/2020, of March 19, until the most recent legal publication, Law no. 4-B/2021, of February 1.

Keywords: Covid-19, Suspension of Deadlines, Justice, Courts, Exceptional and Temporary measures. Read more…

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Kommersant-2021: Lidings Strengthens its Position as Leading Legal Advisor in Russia in Key Practice Areas

Lidings demonstrates new achievements and takes advanced positions in the rating of the leading legal advisors in Russia based on the analytical research held annually by the “Kommersant” newspaper. Results of the new research published in a special supplement to Kommersant as of March 17, 2021.

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Chambers Global 2021 – Lidings Top-Ranked Intellectual Property Law Firm in Russia

Chambers and Partners Global has announced the results of its annual research of the leading legal advisors around the world. Lidings’ is recommended among the top legal advisors in intellectual property in Russia.

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News regarding Covid-19 regulations in Latvia

From 30 December 2020 to 4 January 2021 and from 8 January 2021 to 10 January 2021, it is prohibited to leave the place of residence from 22.00 to 5:00, the prohibition does not apply to:

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The Legal 500 Pharmaceutical Advertising Country Comparative Guide

Lidings Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare industry practice lawyers have authored the Pharmaceutical Advertising Country Comparative Guide – practical directory focused on the key aspects of advertising in pharmaceutical industry in Russia.

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