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The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (“TMA”), signed into law on December 27, 2020, allows a trademark owner to more easily protect its trademark rights. Here’s what you need to know about the three (3) key provisions of the TMA. Formalizing the procedure for challenging a trademark application prior to publication: First, the TMA formalizes the letter or protest procedure and appears to expand the issues that may be raised. [...]
The controversy surrounding the Government’s publication of the internal market bill on 9 September 2020 brings Brexit back into the spotlight with now less than 4 months to go until the end of the transition period – a timely reminder to businesses of the need to how their contracts may be affected by the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. While the outcome of the trade negotiations with the [...]
The primary function of cash pooling is the optimization of cash management within a corporate group by balancing the accounts and allowing the use of surplus funds by all companies. Although it is growing in popularity across the globe, until today, in many jurisdictions cash pooling has received very little or no attention from lawmakers and it remains subject to a complex and incoherent regulatory landscape of civil, tax, banking [...]