Europe/Estonia

Around the house: Airbnb names ex-President Biden chief of staff as CLO, Reader’s Digest-owner replaces long-time GC

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Edward Jones, Pipedrive, ESM and UPMC

Digital piracy increases by 3.3% in 2022, says EUIPO report

For the first time in years, piracy levels rose in 2022, largely driven by TV shows, series, films and manga publications

Brexit and environment on the agenda in busy week for maritime lawyers

European Maritime lawyers meet in London Brexit, hot on the heels of IMO approving GHG programme and rejecting US last minute pitch.

  • 5yrs

The UK & Europe cryptocurrency race is on

Race is on but compariable regulatory extensions suggests UK regulation of the cryptocurrency market would take two years, says legal director.

  • 5yrs

ICOs not working as expected say regulators

EU financial markets regulator to examines ICOs to determine road aged for regulation.

  • 5yrs

Derling and Primus establish a new Baltic alliance

New Baltic alliance offers cross-border access and takes advantage of fast-growing Estonian firm established two years ago.

  • 5yrs

ACC Europe elects new president

Hans Albers of Juniper Networks is to lead the European in-house network, aims for growth.

Balancing competitiveness and environment tops the maritime agenda

Global Legal Post is at the Malta Maritime Summit 2018, officially opened by the Malta transport minister, who also held tripartite meeting.

  • 5yrs

CJEU takes the biscuit!

Following a CJEU order, the EU intellectual property office (EUIPO) needs to revisit a 16-year-old decision on the shape of KitKat bars.

  • 5yrs

Digital age copyright reform stalls as MEPs vote down changes

Despite celebrity endorsement, reform of EU copyright reform voted down giving campaigning internet companies a big win.

  • 5yrs

EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

Regulators are concerned cross-border investigations could be placed in jeopardy by GDPR requirements.

  • 5yrs

EC to remove 'unwarranted' regulatory barriers for SBBS

The European Commission (EC) is proposing new rules to remove regulatory barriers and offer market-led solutions for sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS).

  • 6yrs

Ellex Raidla and Primus merge to create largest Estonian law firm

Ellex Raidla and Primus have merged, strengthening Ellex's position as the largest firm across the Baltics.

  • 6yrs

M&A activity in the Baltics hit record high last year

The resilience of the Baltics was reflected in M&A activity, which reached record-breaking levels in 2016.

  • 7yrs

Top lawyer under fire in Longleat Estate trustee row

One of the UK's most esteemed family lawyers, Richard Parry, may be forced by a High Court judge to step down from his trusteeship of the Longleat Estate.

  • 8yrs

Tark Grunte takes over Lithuanian arm of Baltic Legal Solutions

The move creates one of the largest firms in the Baltic region.

  • 9yrs

Swedes make big push into Baltics

Leading Nordic regional law firm Magnusson has expanded its presence in the Baltics with the launch of an office in Tallinn.

  • 12yrs
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