A recently published SCC Practice Note summarizes decisions on challenges to arbitrators made by the SCC Board during 2016-2018.
In a recent judgement in Case C-40/17 Fashion ID GmbH & Co. KG v Verbraucherzentrale NRW eV the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its ruling on 29 July 2019. The main conclusion: Internet websites that embed a Facebook “Like” button can be controllers jointly with Facebook within the meaning of […]
Our team contributed to the WTS CEE Tax Bridge 2019 summer issue, focusing on new developments with respect to the beneficial owner concept applied in Central and Eastern Europe. The publication offers an overview of what is happening in some EU countries (Austria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland) as well as third […]
Potential changes in Lithuanian pharmaceutical industry: state owned pharmacies are coming on to the market On 27 March 2019, the Lithuanian Cabinet of Ministers approved Resolution No XIIIP-1939 drafted by the Ministry of Health (in Lithuanian), which proposes expanding the functions of state owned health care institutions. The Government of Lithuania has approved an amendment […]
Amendments adopted to increase availability of medicines On 16 July 2019 Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No 899 of 31 October 2006 “Procedure for reimbursement of reimbursable medicines and medical devices” (in Latvian) was amended. The amendments (in Latvian) are claimed to be a major improvement in the availability of medicines, for example reducing patient co-payments […]