What You Need To Know About Trade Mark Infringement In Europe

February 7, 2014

Trade mark infringement is something that every business owner hopes to avoid, but if it does happen to you, what do you need to do? What are your options? And how does trade mark infringement in Europe differ to laws in other places? Here’s a brief guide to trade mark infringement in Europe and the […]

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International Divorce – What Is It And How Does It Work?

January 26, 2014

More and more people are moving abroad and pursuing cross-cultural relationships and marriages than ever before, and because of this, the number of international legal disputes concerning families is also on the rise. What happens if your relationship breaks down while overseas? What if you and your partner are from different countries? What if you’re […]

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Are Patent Wars Stifling Creativity?

January 23, 2014

With the ongoing legal wrangle between Samsung and Apple in the news, lawyers and consumers alike are questioning the impact that patent laws have on creative output and progress in Europe and indeed throughout the globe. On August 13, 2013, “Money Morning” discussed patent wars and their effects and noted that they unquestionably stifle creativity: […]

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Useful Info for Those Who’ve Never Gone Through Customs

January 23, 2014

Going through international customs can be stressful for some people, especially if they have never had the chance to do it before. While going through customs is an inevitable part of international travel, knowing a few basic tips can make the whole experience much easier and less stressful. Below is some useful information for those […]

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What Competitors Should Know About Swiss Banks

January 11, 2014

Swiss banking has long been known as the best private banking in the world. Born out of the Swiss Banking Act of 1934, Swiss banks have protected the identities of their banking clients while also maintaining rigorous programs for compliance that coincide with international banking standards. Individuals looking to gain a certain level of anonymity […]

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Legal pitfalls to watch out for when immigrating to the EU

December 6, 2013

If you hail from a country outside the EU and have toyed with the idea of immigration for a while, there are a number of things you’ll need to do in order to gain legal passage. You’ll need official documents to prove your identity; these will be shown and inspected by border authorities when you […]

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Which Country Has the Safest Drivers?

November 20, 2013

The World Health Organization (WHO) provides information on the places in the world that have the safest or most dangerous drivers and driving conditions. According to the WHO, 3,400 people are killed daily in road accidents, with annual injuries and disabilities amounting in the tens of millions. The countries that are deemed the most dangerous […]

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A Survey of the Constitution of the Netherlands

November 19, 2013

Most of us know at least parts of the United States Constitution. As Americans, we know we have the right to vote, to freedom of speech, and to worship any God we choose. While we are somewhat versed in our own freedoms, we are certainly not the only country with a constitution. In fact, in […]

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International divorce – What exactly is “forum shopping”?

October 30, 2013

It is possible for divorcing couples and their lawyers to choose which country they would likely to bring divorce proceedings in through a process called ‘forum shopping’. It may be the case that multiple jurisdictions are appropriate for the particular disputes involved in a secure divorce – and as a result, each spouse may be […]

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Ramblers’ Rights and Wild Camping in the UK

October 29, 2013

Feature article regarding ramblers’ rights and wild camping in the UK. Further posts from other parts of the EU welcome. Long gone are the days when ramblers and hikers were free to roam the countryside, exploring lanes and pastures at their leisure. In a modern context, anyone out for a relaxing stroll always has to […]

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