TGS Baltic and Clifford Chance have advised London-listed online gaming operator JPJ Group plc on the Estonian law aspects of its GBP 490 million conditional acquisition of UK-based software developer Gamesys Holdings Ltd. CMS and Ellex Raidla advised Gamesys on the deal.
In a recent case involving parallel-imported agrochemical products, the District Court of The Hague ruled that non-compliance with the requirements laid down by the European Court of Justice (CJEU) for parallel import of relabelled products displaying the original right-holder’s trademark constitutes trademark infringement, particularly if the right-holder is not properly notified of the parallel import and is not offered a sample of the relabelled product on request. This decision shows that the requirements for parallel import are applied strictly by the courts and have a broad scope (not limited to pharmaceutical products), allowing the mark-holder to exercise control over the resale, re-labelling, and re-packaging of its original products within the EU.
Simona Marin is an English- and New York-qualified partner in CMS’s International Finance team in Bucharest, where she focuses on project finance, real estate finance and other financing structures, both syndicated and bilateral, secured and unsecured. Simona has over ten years’ experience advising on a broad range of high-profile financings and projects throughout Central and Eastern Europe.
On June 20, 2019, the Dentons, CMS, and Everlegal law firms, working with global accounting network Baker Tilly and Ukraine's IKNET, which implements, manages, and guides investment projects in the energy industry, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to create GetMarket, an open online platform for green projects.
CMS Russia has advised S8 Capital on the sale of ELT-Poisk — a motor insurance and lending platform that provides development and implementation of IT solutions for automating the interaction of car dealers, leasing companies, insurance companies, and banks — to an unidentified foreign private fund specializing in FinTech investments.