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LIFTING OF THE RESTRICTION ON NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO THE UE

On 30th June 2020, the European Council adopted a recommendation regarding the temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU and the possible lifting of said restriction (the “Recommendation”). Since 17th March 2020, when the heads of State or Government of the EU agreed to implement the temporary restriction on all non-essential travel from third countries to the UE, the…

BRUSSELS REAFFIRMS THE LEGALITY OF THE TPO AND THE TPI FIFA RULES.

Recently, the Court of Appeal of Brussels dismissed the appeal filed by Doyen Sports Investments and the Belgian club, F.C. Seraign, questioning the illegality of the FIFA rules regarding Third Party Ownership (TPO) and Third Party Influence (TPI). Said rules establish that: a) TPO: No club or player may sign a contract with a third party which concedes to a…

CREATION OF AN EUROPEAN NETWORK OF IMMIGRATION LIAISON OFFICERS

The growing and worrying flux of migrants in the countries of the European Union has generated the need to provide new legislation which would guarantee the collaboration between member States in order to ensure the regulation of illegal immigrants and to prevent, as far as possible, human trafficking. A series of rules to strengthen cooperation and coordination between immigration liaison…

MODIFICATION OF THE REGULATION FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE TRADEMARK LAW

Following on from our recent article regarding industrial property law, allow us to now comment upon the new developments in the Regulation for the enforcement of Act 17/2001 (Trademark Act), which entered into force on 1st May (Royal Decree 306/2019) for modifying the framework established in  the existing regulations (Royal Decree 687/2002) and which constitutes the essential mechanism so that…

FEWER REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC DOCUMENTS BETWEEN EU COUNTRIES

On 16th February 2019, EU Regulation 2016/1191 (the “Regulation”) entered into force. Said Regulation is aimed at reducing bureaucracy  between the countries of the European Union. Specifically, the Regulation eliminates the need for obtaining the Hague Apostille and translating some public documents with the purpose of them taking effect in other countries of the European Union. Before this Regulation entered…