Is Your Contractor an Employee?

Employment Law: Is Your Contractor an Employee? If you get it wrong, what are the penalties? The ATO (Australian Taxation Office) often issues guidelines for Employers to better understand the relationship they may have with their workers. It is important to get this relationship right from day one. Here are their six (6) basic questions to ask […]

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Which business sectors will be most affected by the vaccine roll out and why? Will employers be allowed to have access to this sensitive information and how will that have an impact on employment law?

Like I said, Korea as an export economy depends on its ability to sell and buy components. It’s the big companies such as Samsung, LG, Hyundai, etc, that have also been hit hard, but they have the cash reserves to absorb that hit. Another facet to Korea’s economic response is that it has a debt […]

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How will the vaccine roll out in different jurisdictions impact cross-border businesses? What will professional advisors need to ensure best practice and governance are carried out?

One of the reasons I wanted to describe how Covid had affected Korea and its public health responses is that this has also had an impact on the vaccine rollout. As Korea has been relatively unaffected in terms of Covid, there’s been a certain amount of vaccine reticence. The rollout of the vaccine has also […]

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How extensive is the vaccine roll out in your jurisdiction? How quickly will advisors and their clients need to understand the key questions involved with the vaccine as a workplace panacea?

As with many other European countries, Poland is still far less protected compared to our American and British counterparts. The number of individuals vaccinated is now about 30% of the population. That’s people who have had the first jab. The government is going to speed this process up to about 60% of the population who […]

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Dr.Bader S. Al Otaibi Law Firm & Intl. Arbitration joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law in Kuwait

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Dr. Bader Saad Al-Otaibi of Dr.Bader S. Al Otaibi Law Firm & Intl. Arbitration joins IR as the exclusive Corporate Law in Kuwait. Dr. Bader Saad Al-Otaibi for Advocacy and International Arbitration office provides innovative legal solutions for our clients. We work […]

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How will the vaccine roll out in different jurisdictions impact cross-border businesses? What will professional advisors need to ensure best practice and governance are carried out?

I would say vaccine deployment is very important to boost the economy. Also, to avoid bankruptcy cases because if the situation remains the same, companies will be forced to file for bankruptcy with the disruption to business. In Poland there has been massive state aid for businesses and that has had a big impact on […]

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Which business sectors will be most affected by the vaccine roll out and why? Will employers be allowed to have access to this sensitive information and how will that have an impact on employment law

The pandemic will have an impact on the retail industry because we can see this shift to online shopping. After restrictions have lifted shopping centres will still remain empty. It will be very difficult to bring people back to out-of-town shopping centres in particular. This has coincided with the shutting down of many related businesses […]

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How extensive is the vaccine roll out in your jurisdiction? How quickly will advisors and their clients need to understand the key questions involved with the vaccine as a workplace panacea?

I look at this from two perspectives. I’m British and I have lived in Korea for 14 years. I’m looking at how the pandemic has affected Korea and also how it’s affected the UK and other jurisdictions as well. Covid came to Korea in January 2020. It was exactly the same day as it hit […]

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Implementation of Hong Kong-Thailand Mutual Recognition of Funds Scheme

On 17 June 2021, the Securities and Futures Commission (the SFC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand (the SEC) announced that the Hong Kong-Thailand Mutual Recognition of Funds scheme (the MRF) had come into force. The scheme is governed by the Memorandum of Understanding concerning Mutual Recognition of Covered Funds and Covered Management […]

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FSTB Concludes Consultation on Registration Regime for Dealers in Precious Metals and Stones

On 21 May 2021, Hong Kong’s Financial Services and Treasury Bureau (the FSTB) published its Consultation Conclusions on legislative proposals to enhance anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regulations in Hong Kong1 (Consultation Conclusions) in respect of Hong Kong dealers in precious metals and stones (DPMS). These Consultation Conclusions are made in response to the […]

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Challenges of the right in light of technology

The use of technology in the field of law works to make life easier for all its users, that is, its application as a whole becomes more efficient so that an excellent service is provided. Currently technology has exceeded its own limits, innovating surprisingly and quickly, thus becoming a necessary tool for many sciences, and […]

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FSTB Concludes Consultation on Registration Regime for Dealers in Precious Metals and Stones

On 21 May 2021, Hong Kong’s Financial Services and Treasury Bureau (the FSTB) published its Consultation Conclusions on legislative proposals to enhance anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing (AML/CTF) regulations in Hong Kong1 (Consultation Conclusions) in respect of Hong Kong dealers in precious metals and stones (DPMS). These Consultation Conclusions are made in response to the […]

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