SNB was accepted into the Legal Panel by E.ON and is now one of four law firms in the “DE Energy Law” panel. We are very happy about this success.
Our partner Dr. Jörg-Michael Scheil was recently invited as speaker for a webinar in collaboration with the China IP SME Helpdesk of the European Union and FFG Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mbH, where he discussed the specific IP challenges arising in the context of R & D projects of European companies with Chinese partners.
We are happy and proud that the square in front of our Hamburg office in the Chilehaus is now named after our late practice founder, Peter Schulz.
On July 10, 2023, the European Commission presented a new adequacy decision for the transfer of personal data to the United States ("EU-US Data Privacy Framework") on the basis of which data transfer to the USA is now possible (again).
On December 30, 2022, the National People’s Congress released a second round of draft revisions to the Company Law of the People’s Republic of China to solicit opinions from the public. The revision contains several important amendments which we introduce in our newest newsletter.
In our latest Video Podcast, our Partner Dr. Jörg-Michael Scheil discusses the pros and cons of different legal structures to establish a production facility in Vietnam, especially for those investors that already have a trading company in the country.
In a further video podcast from our series "Asia TechLaw", our partner Dr. Jörg-Michael Scheil talks about the patentability of AI developments in China.
On 1 January 2023, the new “Catalogue of Encouraged Industries for Foreign Investment” of the National Development and Reform Commission and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce came into force. The Catalogue contains several interesting liberalizations which we further explain in our newest newsletter.