Europe’s young lawyers hold special session on gender equality at landmark Istanbul meeting

The European Young Bar Association’s Spring Meeting met in Turkey for the first time in its history

Global decrease in trademark filings, WIPO reports, but continued rise in patents

IP filings have “braved” the pandemic, but WIPO director general warns of geopolitical instability and an uncertain economic outlook

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‘We have to be as creative as counterfeiters’ – seven takeaways from the Anti-Counterfeiting World Law Summit

Delegates heard lively debate on how to tackle counterfeiters who are creative, resilient and constantly evolving

EPO extends deadlines for proceedings following earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

European patents overseer applies rules that allow for extension of deadlines in exceptional circumstances

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Norton Rose Fulbright joins forces with leading Turkish law firm

Alliance with Pekin Bayar Mizrahi to enhance Turkish legal advice and cross-border consulting

Norton Rose Fulbright bolsters Turkish partnership with project finance hire

Partner Utku Unver joins from Allen & Overy in Istanbul

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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.

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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.

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ICOs not working as expected say regulators

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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EU asked for GDPR exemptions by regulators

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

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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).

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Andersen name debuts in Turkey

Andersen Global has announced the debut of the Andersen name in Turkey with member firm NAZALI Tax & Legal to officially adopt it in January.

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Turkey targets foreign investment

New developments in Turkey could reignite an appetite for foreign investment into the region.

Andersen Global expands into Turkey

Andersen Global has expanded into Turkey via a collaboration with consultancy firm Nazali Tax & Legal which has offices in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir and Bursa.

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Arrested Turkish fashion designer fears for his life, says lawyer

A well-known fashion designer was beaten and arrested in Turkey earlier this week.

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Turkish police raid former DLA Piper partner firm

Local press reports that lawyers from Yuksel Karkin Kucuk (YKK) have been taken into custody by Turkish police following a post-coup raid on their office.

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