News

Recent News

Corporate Investing in Croatia

Corporate Investing in Croatia

Published: 07 Aug 2020

The Government of the Republic of Croatia, by adopting the Law on Investment Promotion and Improving the Investment Environment (OG nr 111/12, 28/13), increases its competitiveness in the investment market. The Croatian legal framework governing foreign corporate investment is designed in a way that makes no difference between domestic and foreign investors. All possibilities in relations between ...

Read More

A Special Guardianship Order or Affido May Be the Best Option to Keep a Child Within the Family

A Special Guardianship Order or Affido May Be the Best Option to Keep a Child Within the Family

Published: 07 Aug 2020

The disorder and turmoil that the coronavirus pandemic has created across the globe has visited nearly every aspect of normal life and has an exceptional impact on family life. In a not inconsiderable number of cases families have been tragically fractured by loss to the coronavirus or the effects of exceptional stress. A number of parents are in the position of being unable to care for the childr...

Read More

Greece Expects a Post-COVID Surge in Chinese Golden Visa Applicants

Greece Expects a Post-COVID Surge in Chinese Golden Visa Applicants

Published: 06 Aug 2020

With nearly 8,000 successful applicants (not counting their families), 2019 was the best year for Greece’s Golden Visa Program since it was first launched in 2014. In contrast, this year’s statistics are looking rather grim. The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a substantial drop in the number of Golden Visas awarded to foreign nationals, with Chinese applicants being hit particularly hard. An Underw...

Read More

The Challenges IP is Facing from 3D Printing

The Challenges IP is Facing from 3D Printing

Published: 06 Aug 2020

Additive manufacturing has the potential to dramatically facilitate manufacturing processes and facilitate the copying of innovative products. The following article analyses the different challenges caused by 3D printing for the IP strategy for business models based on additive manufacturing as well as traditional business models. A classic product contains many parts which are manufactured by dif...

Read More

Hague Convention on the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters

Hague Convention on the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters

Published: 05 Aug 2020

The 2019 Hague Convention is supposed to greatly facilitate the cross-border enforcement of foreign judgments in civil and commercial matters. A ruling by a foreign court cannot necessarily be enforced in Germany, and the same is true of enforcing a ruling by a German court in a foreign country. While the rules governing the recognition and enforcement of court judgments among the member states o...

Read More

Ship Funds – Damages and Recovery of Distributions

Ship Funds – Damages and Recovery of Distributions

Published: 05 Aug 2020

Ship funds have long been considered a safe capital investment. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, many investment companies were forced to file for insolvency and investors lost a lot of the money they had invested. Ship funds have long been considered a safe capital investment that maintains a stable value over time and are popular among investors as a result. However, in recent years man...

Read More

Why Second Citizenship via Cyprus?

Why Second Citizenship via Cyprus?

Published: 04 Aug 2020

In today’s world of global citizenship, one of the key factors is to have a second passport. As the saying goes, although you have no choice where you were born, you certainly can choose where you will live. This is especially the case for high net worth individuals. For such individuals, the premier destination of choice has always been Cyprus, for many reasons including: great climate, strong ec...

Read More

Is the AGF’s Discretion to Promulgate an Order to Bring Part 1 of the Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Enforcement Act, 1990 Into Operation, Absolute?

Is the AGF’s Discretion to Promulgate an Order to Bring Part 1 of the Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Enforcement Act, 1990 Into Operation, Absolute?

Published: 03 Aug 2020

Upon Nigeria’s independence from colonial rule, the legislature passed a Foreign Judgment Reciprocal Enforcement Act (“the Act”) with a commencement date of 1st February 1961 (“the commencement date”). Section 3 of the Act provides that upon the satisfaction of the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (“the AGF”) that other Countries have reciprocal treatment of Judgments wit...

Read More

Find a Global Advisory Expert

Awards

Since 2010, the Global Advisory Experts annual awards have been celebrating excellence, innovation and performance across the legal communities from around the world.