European Parliament approved the data protection reform – what are the effects?
The regulation will be applicable from 25 May 2018 and the EU member states have to transpose the directive into national law by 6 May 2018. But the coming changes of the reform should be taken into account now.
Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council amending the Community trade mark regulation became effective on 23 March 2016 as a part of the EU Trademark Reform Package. The regulation entails new exciting future opportunities for EU trademarks.
Avoid counterfeits – bring home real holiday memories
The summer season is ahead, and every year thousands of Danes travel abroad and bring home holiday souvenirs. A strong alliance of authorities and organisations encourage people to bring home only real holiday memories. At NJORD, we support the initiative.
NJORD Denmark and Estonia ranked in Chambers Europe
NJORD Law Firm in both Denmark and Estonia are ranked in the 2016 edition of Chambers Europe with joint personal recognition of eight partners within five areas of expertise: IP, Tax, EU/Competition, Shipping, and Employment.
We are a law firm with a Nordic profile and a global mindset. Our primary market covers the Nordic/Baltic region and Northern Europe, in particular Germany. NJORD has 200 employees at five offices – in Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.
NJORD: Local Know How – Nordic Approach – Global Experience
By issuing new guidance, SKAT (the Danish tax authorities) is changing its practice for the tax treatment of an SIU. According to SKAT, an SIU as such shall be considered liable to taxation. Previously, SKAT considered an SIU transparent for Danish tax purposes.
The year 2016 started with several major changes to the regulation on the protection of consumer rights in Latvia, including the issuing of loans and consumer claims regarding the non-conformity of goods.
On 5 February 2016, the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania issued an important decision in civil case No 3K-7-6-706/2016 regarding the protection of commercial secrets. In this decision, the Supreme Court defined the type of information to be held as commercial secrets and identified the grounds for liability for the disclosure of confidential information.