Recent decision of the Austrian Supreme Court in relation to group of companies
In a landmark decision of 25 November 2020, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that affects several aspects of the corporate governance of groups. Thomas Zivny and Katharina Wilding summarise the recent decision.
New advertising regulations in Belarus
Sergei Makarchuk outlines in his contribution the key points to consider under the new advertising regulations.
Forthcoming amendments to the Bulgarian Protection of Competition Act
Boyko Gerginov sums up the key elements of the proposed amendment to the Bulgarian Protection of Competition Act.
Major amendment to the Czech Business Corporations Act
On 1 January 2021, significant changes to the Business Corporations Act entered into force. David Kučera and Soňa Panáková give a brief summary of selected changes.
Curia judgment on disputed questions regarding direct enforceability
Edina Nagy summarises key issues associated with the addition of enforcement clauses to notarised instruments.
European Court of Human Rights holds Romania liable for violating the rights of transgender persons
On 19 January 2021, the European Court of Human Rights issued a judgment in a landmark case that is considered essential for creating a clear legal framework for gender recognition in Romania. The article gives an overview of the matter and decision.
The differences between directors and procuration holders mean they may no longer act jointly on behalf of a company
In a recently issued judgment, a court ruled that it is unlawful for a director and a procuration holder, who have hitherto jointly signed on behalf of the company, to represent the company as it is in conflict with the Slovak Commercial Code. Jozef Bannert summarises the decision and its consequences.
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