March 2, 2012

Some issues on licenses and license agreements

Kyrgyzstan - March 2, 2012: Svetlana Lebedeva drafted a comparison table on licenses and license agreements with a description of current situation in Kyrgyzstan and best international practices.
February 27, 2012

Lorenz Bishkek voted as ‘Top Tier’ firm by Lawyers World Magazine 2012

Kyrgyzstan - February 17, 2012: Lorenz has been awarded as being a ‘Top Tier’ firm within the Lawyers World Magazine 2012.
February 27, 2012

DealMakers Law Award Winner 2012 in the category Mergers & Acquisitions

Kyrgyzstan - February 17, 2012: The firm has won a DealMakers Law Award Winner 2012 in the category Law Firm of the Year - Mergers & Acquisitions.
February 27, 2012

The difference between an employment contract and a service contract in Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan - February 17, 2012: Svetlana Lebedeva wrote an article 'The difference between an employment contract and a service contract in Kyrgyzstan'.
February 8, 2012

The International Court of Justice Gives Landmark Ruling on State Immunity

Brussels - February 3, 2012 : Today, the International Court of Justice has delivered its judgment on the merits of the proceedings instituted by Germany against Italy. The Court’s decision helps clarify several controversial legal issues relating to the jurisdictional immunities enjoyed by States under public international law.
February 1, 2012

EC Publishes Draft Text of Proposed Data Protection Regulation

Brussels - February 1, 2012 : Jan Dhont and Katherine Woodcock of the Lorenz Privacy Team outline the essential information.
January 16, 2012

Belgium Looks For Early Online Gambling Launch In 2012

Brussels - January 2012: Pieter Paepe was interviewed by GamblingCompliance.
January 13, 2012

Frédéric Dopagne to speak at SBDI Conference

Brussels – January 2012 : Frédéric Dopagne will sit on panel at a conference of the Belgian Society of International Law (SBDI) on March 15, 2011, and make a presentation on the concept of direct effect of international law in Belgian case law. The concept of direct effect is central in the invocation of rules of international law before national courts. However, its definition as well as its use in some types of proceedings call for a critical analysis and re-assessment.
January 13, 2012

New Dismissal Legislation Applicable As From January 1, 2012

Brussels – January 2012 : New dismissal rules have been introduced by the Act of April 12, 2011. As from January 1, 2012, two sets of dismissal rules apply based on whether employment contracts are executed before or as from January 1, 2012.
December 23, 2011

“Can foreign citizens and legal entities acquire immovable property in the Kyrgyz Republic?”

Kyrgyzstan - December 23, 2011: Iskender Batyrbekov wrote an article about how foreign citizens and legal entities acquire immovable property in the Kyrgyz Republic.
December 23, 2011

Lorenz named Law Firm of the Year for Belgium in The Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards Edition 2011

Brussels - December 23, 2011 - The Legal Awards Edition celebrates law firms and individuals as voted by the readership of Lawyer Monthly magazine. Over a six month period research was undertaken, votes were collected and award nominations were examined, all of which helped to produce a list of leading firms by jurisdiction and practice area.
December 12, 2011

Lawyer of the Year 2011 – Corporate INTL Legal Awards

Kyrgyzstan - December 2011: “2011 Mining Lawyer of the Year in Kyrgyzstan”.