March 11, 2021
Russian federal service for surveillance in healthcare (Roszdravnadzor) presented1 an overview of its control and supervisory activities for 2020. Below are the main conclusions of the Overview.
March 3, 2021
Since 1 March 2021, the Pharmaceutical Register of the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) is available on the official website of the Eurasian Patent Office. The Register contains information on Eurasian patents protecting active substances of drugs.
The EAPO specifically indicates that the Pharmaceutical Register shall relate to the patents protecting pharmacologically active products (chemical compounds, including those described by the same structural formula, biotechnological products, compositions, combinations), production methods and medicinal use of the products.
February 25, 2021
The Theatres Act 1968 was repealed on the 27 January 2021. The Act, which provided a mandatory licensing regime for premises used for the public performance of plays, has not been replaced with new legislation. Rather, due to an amendment of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982, a local authority can chose to license theatres under its public entertainment licensing regime – theatres were previously excluded as a place of public entertainment within the 1982 Act. Read more…
February 24, 2021
Authors: Antonello Corrado, Giancarlo Cherubini A growing industry In today’s in depth analysis we will…
The term eSport, short for electronic sport, is used to identify a competitive and organized game mode, which usually involves individual players or teams who compete through the use of video games on online platforms.
February 23, 2021
► Kriton Metaxopoulos, our Managing Partner has been listed in Chambers Global 2021 Edition as a leading individual for his expertise in Dispute Resolution.
Chambers states “Widely recognised in the market for his expertise in IP disputes, Kriton Metaxopoulos also handles criminal and corporate litigation.”, “He has great skills and knowledge”.
You may find full results HERE.
► Media Law International (MLI) in its special guide to the Global Leaders in Media Law Practice for 2021 confirmed our firm’s leading position and role by ranking us as Tier 1 firm.
Specifically, MLI is stating for us: “A.& K. Metaxopoulos & Partners has a high profile reputation and corresponding client base. The media team is described by clients as “extremely professional and always delivers on objectives without exception”.”
The MLI in its chapter has also endorsed our Managing Partner’s evaluation of the developments related to major IP issues in Greece. You may find full chapter HERE.
February 17, 2021
New amendments are introduced to the Order of the Russian Government dated 16.03.2020 No. 635-r “On temporary restriction of entry into the Russian Federation of foreign citizens and stateless persons and temporary suspension of registration and issuance of visas and invitations” (the “Order”):
February 17, 2021
1. List of controlled financial transactions is expanded
On January 10, changes to transactions with cash or other assets subject to mandatory control came into force. Now among other things the following transactions are subject to mandatory control:
• Operations for withdrawing or crediting cash funds to the account of a legal entity in the amount of RUB 600,000 or more (or the equivalent in a foreign currency), regardless of whether such operations are derived from the business activities of the company or not;
• Cash operations carried out under real estate transactions in the amount of RUB 3,000,000 or more (or the equivalent in foreign currency), regardless of the result of the transaction;
February 16, 2021
To prevent the direct implementation of provisions of the Joint Stock Companies (hereinafter-JSC) legislation in the Charters, draft laws that soften the requirements for Charters were introduced to the State Duma of the Russian Federation:
February 15, 2021
The Supreme court has amended the regulation of pledges, established by the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation earlier. The Decree of the Plenum of the Supreme Court No. 45 “On some issues of dispute resolution connected to pledge” dated 24.12.2020 (hereinafter – DPSC No. 45) derogates the Decree of the Plenum dated 12.07.2012 No. 42 (hereinafter – DPSAC No. 42) and resolves main problems raised in connection with the reform of this institute in 2015.