New Hague Judgments Convention – a timely counterpart to the 1958 New York Convention

Authors: Luisa Cassar Pullicino, Antoine G. Cremona
Published on August 27, 2019
Tags: , , ,
Practices: Litigation, Arbitration & ADR
On the 2nd of July 2019, the Hague Conference on Private International Law concluded the new Hague Judgments Convention (the “Convention”), described as a “game changer for cross-border dispute settlement”. This Convention deals with the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments delivered by the courts of its Contracting States.

State aid considerations in relation to progressive rates of taxation

Authors: Christina Scicluna
Published on August 1, 2019
In a judgment of the General Court (EGC), delivered on the 27th June 2019, the General Court considered the application put forward by Hungary seeking to annul a Commission Decision (EU) 2017/329 of the 4th November 2016 relating to the implementation by Hungary on a taxation imposed on advertisement relating to broadcasting or publication of advertisements specifically in relation to those persons who make advertisements public (newspapers, audiovisual media, billposters).