At the Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Arbitration Association (SAA) on 23 May 2013, Pontus Ewerlöf was elected member of the Executive Committee of the SAA.Read more
Denmark’s fastest growing law firm becomes even bigger. MAQS Law Firm, whose head office is situated in Copenhagen, will merge on 1 June 2013 with the reputable Aarhus law firm, Hørlyck & Stef-fensen. This means that MAQS Law Firm will have an office in Aarhus situated at Klostergade 28, the office address of Hørlyck & Steffensen, with its staff of 14 employees.
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MAQS Law Firm has succeeded in the Administrative Court in stopping the Financial Supervisory Authority’s revocation of Key Equipment Finance Nordic AB’s credit market license, while at the same time providing the company with reasonable breathing room to bring about an orderly winding up of the operations, where applicable. Key Equipment which is part of the American banking group KeyCorp, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, lost its credit market license on 16 April 2013 and was ordered to rapidly...Read more
These years many firms are developing apps for smartphones for the purpose of sale to - or other kind of dialogue with - private individuals. In order to protect private individuals’ rights under the data protection rules, the European Commission’s so-called ”Article 29 Working Party” recently issued new guidelines for the processing of data to private individuals in connection with the use of apps. MAQS Law Firm guides you through the new guidelines.
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MAQS have assisted the pop band The Cardigans, one of the most famous music bands in Sweden, in a court dispute against the Swedish rock band The Hives.
The District Court of Lund delivered its judgment on the 16th of April 2013. The Hives shall to the Cardigans pay approx. 18.5 million SEK plus interest and the litigation costs of The Cardigans.
Since early 2000, The Cardigans, The Hives and many more Swedish music bands have had Tambourine Studios in Malmö appointed as their...Read more
The 8th edition of the guide How you set up business in Estonia has now been published by MAQS Law Firm. The online guide can be found and downloaded from here: http://www.maqs.com/et-en/publications
For more information please contact Karolina Ullman, partner MAQS Law Firm Tallinn office: firstname.lastname@example.org, +372 53 48 91 21.Read more
MAQS has successfully represented Media Menu International AS in a case before the Supreme Court in Estonia.
The Court had to determine whether an employer had submitted a claim for breach of a non-competition obligation against a former employee in due time or not. The general rule in employment law is that if an employee causes damages to its employer; the employer must submit a claim against the employee within 12 months from the time the employer became aware of or was supposed to...Read more
Following its 2012 hearing in Blomqvist v Rolex,(1) the Supreme Court decided to refer preliminary questions to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) (for further details please see "Supreme Court passes on counterfeit Rolex case"). This matter has attracted worldwide attention.
On February 25 2013 the Supreme Court issued a document detailing these questions for reference. The court has also issued a number of remarks to the decision made in the appealed judgment.
MAQS has successfully represented Frölunda El & Tele AB in a procurement case in the Supreme Administrative Court.Read more
Bottega Veneta – represented by MAQS - enjoys victory in Supreme Court battle against Handelsselskabet Rudi & Harald NielsenRead more
The Danish Supreme Court rules in favour of Gucci in case against Handelsselskabet Rudi & Harald Nielsen A/S
Ending the long battle between Gucci and Handelsselskabet, the Supreme Court altered the decision rendered by the court of first instance, the Maritime and Commercial Court, on several points highlighted below:
In relation to two products (shoes), the Supreme Court stated that although no trademark violation had taken place, the combination of horsebit and webbing whi...Read more
The law firms MAQS Law Firm, Bang + Regnarsen, and NORSKER have merged as of 1 January 2013 under the name MAQS Law Firm.
The merger reinforces MAQS’s position as the largest Nordic law firm and aims to give Danish and global companies and organisations an even more powerful law firm capable of handling all of the legal services they require in the Nordic countries.
The merger solidifies MAQS’s already distinctive position within corporate law and commercial agreements. In par...Read more
MAQS Law Firm, with Jonas Blomquist as lead partner, recently advised the seller of a medium-sized company within the healthcare sector in Skåne, in the southern part of Sweden. The purchaser was a large Stockholm-based group.Read more