Entries by News Desk

Commerce Ministry organises seminar on intellectual property

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry organised yesterday a workshop entitled ‘Patents and Registration Procedures’ with the participation of a number of intellectual property agents and interested members of the public. The workshop comes within the framework of the Ministry’s efforts to protect and promote intellectual property rights, and to raise awareness among intellectual property […]

Staying in the technology race, avoiding protectionist pitfalls

It is vital for law firms and in house counsel that they are at the forefront when advising on the specifics and legalities of the technology supply chain, which increasingly relies on mining raw materials for use within the manufacturing process of ‘smart’ products. However, an acute awareness of the barriers is also essential. As […]

Brexit negotiators have agreed on a deal

The United Kingdom and European Union negotiating teams have agreed on a Brexit withdrawal deal which Prime Minister Theresa May will present to her Cabinet on Wednesday. The UK government confirmed reports that May’s most senior ministers would read the details of the draft agreement on Tuesday evening before a special Cabinet meeting at 2PM […]

Contracts which became impossible in Hungarian construction

In construction industry contracts cannot be performed according to the intentions of the parties in each case. It means that the parties cannot fulfil their duties. In the practice of our Legal Partnership we usually meet cases in which the performance of the contracts became impossible or one of the parties referred to it. We […]

Seven things you need to know about the future of energy

The energy industry of old just doesn’t cut it anymore, and time is running out to switch to cleaner and smarter ways of providing power before it’s too late. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned in its report released in early October, based on current emissions levels the world will reach 1.5 degrees […]

Mid-stream mergers and acquisitions for Q3 of 2018

A combined value of US$91.9 billion in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) was announced in Q3 of 2018. This was an increase of 21% from the US$75.9 billion in M&A deals announced in the previous quarter. The number of M&A deals decreased by 20% from 102 in 2Q18 to 82 in Q3 of 2018, according to […]