International Trade and Customs



 

 


Meet the Co-chairs - TAG-SP


Fisher, Jacob
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.
jfisher@scopelitis.com


International Trade and Customs


Barack Ferrazzano Corporate & Securities Group partner Matthew A. Jackson recently provided insight to proactive business strategies involving the current international landscape surrounding tariffs. In this article, "Navigating Tariffs: A Multipronged Approach," Matt discusses the steps to take when assembling a team to manage short-and long-term needs, including reviewing and accessing contracts with suppliers, both current and new.

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Hiways Law Firm has published a new edition of HiNews covering new legislation, recent case highlights, and insights from the firm for December 2019.

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Summary

The law of 4 April 2019 "amending the Code of Economic Law as regards abuses of economic dependence, unfair terms and unfair market practices between companies" subjects B2B contracts to stricter rules, in a way similar to what is already the case for B2C contracts.

3 new rules for B2B contracts have been enacted:

  • The prohibition of the "abuse of economic dependence",
  • The prohibition of unfair terms, causing a "manifest imbalance" between parties and the introduction of black lists and grey lists for such clauses,
  • The extension to B2B of the B2C prohibitions existing for some unfair, misleading or aggressive practices.

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Hiways Law Firm has published a new edition of HiNews covering new legislation, recent case highlights, and insights from the firm for November 2019.

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Hiways Law Firm has published a new edition of HiNews covering new legislation, recent case highlights, and insights from the firm for September and October 2019.

Click here to review the full update.