Boyle and Jasari joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Litigation and White Collar Crime Member in US – Washington DC

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Blerina Jasari of Boyle and Jasari. Blerina has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Litigation and White Collar Crime Member in US – Washington DC. Ms. Jasari concentrates her practice in the areas of international criminal law, transnational criminal law and […]

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Working Remotely – Measuring and Enforcing Performance of Employees

With most of the workforce now working remotely, it brings into focus an employer’s ability to monitor and assess performance of employees in a setting which is not the routine workplace. Some of the more traditional ‘clocking-in and out’ type of measurements are no longer feasible. This does not necessarily mean that current practices and […]

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Overcoming the Fears of Global Investment

Everyday thousands of business transactions take place worldwide. People are buying, selling, investing, and sponsoring different size companies in every known sector. From the technology sector, to automotive, clothing and manufacturing sectors, to name just a few. Each for various sums of money, which can amount into the billions, and all contain varying levels of […]

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BENEFIT CORPORATIONS: The Italian Experience

Italy is the first European country inspired by the American legislative initiative of 2010 to introduce with the 2016 Budget Law a similar business model into their legal system: the so called Società Benefit (SB), that integrates the profit-oriented economic activity with the purpose of common benefit producing in the long-term positive effects on territories […]

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BTG Legal joins IR as the exclusive White Collar Crime Member in India

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Prashant Mara of BTG Legal. Prashant has joined IR as our exclusive White Collar Crime Member in India. Prashant Mara is a commercial and regulatory lawyer specializing in investigations and dispute resolution. He heads the disputes and business crime team at […]

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Private prosecutor’s failure to fully investigate and disclose infor-mation leads to 39 historic convictions quashed (Hamilton v Post Of-fice)

Corporate Crime analysis: Following 42 referrals by the Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC), the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, allowed 39 appeals of historic prosecutions brought by the Post Office Ltd as private prosecutor. The court held that the prosecutor’s failure to investigate and disclose material which would have assisted the defence on matters essential […]

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The Evolution of Ransomwares

(Hackers Now Target Internet Connected Chastity Belts, USTD’s Warning Against Ransom Payments and Legal Issues Victims Should Consider) “Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become a willing accomplice after the fact” – James Scott Ransomware, What Am I? Ransomwares are malicious software […]

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COVID Spurred Tech-Revolution – The Telecommute

Key Legal / Contractual Issues for Employers to Consider “Survey: Who is the driver of the digital transformation of your company?  a) Chief Executive Officer b) Chief Technology Officer c) COVID-19 Majority Answer: c) COVID-19” Introduction Telecommuting is not new. For the tech sector, working remotely has been around for as long as the internet […]

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Doing Business in Poland 2021

This guide was created to provide foreign investors with basic information on the possibilities of doing business in Poland. In addition to general information about the Polish economy, the guide also includes information on legal bases, regulatory issues and forms of conducting business in Poland, as well as information on taxes, accounting and labor law […]

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Constitutional Challenge To Section 377a – Singapore Court Of Appeal To Hear Arguments

Chief Justice and all four Justices of the Court of Appeal to hear arguments on the constitutionality of a law that criminalises consensual sexual conduct between adult men in private 1. Background of the case In Ong Ming Johnson v Attorney-General and other matters [2020] SGHC 63, our client applied to review the constitutionality of section 377A of the […]

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International Arbitration And Legal Technology In Singapore

International Arbitration and Legal Technology in Singapore by Syazana Yahya* I wish to acknowledge Mr Tan Wen Da for assisting me in the preparation of this article. All errors are mine. 1. Riding the Technological Wave in International Arbitrations: Legal Issues and Possible Safeguards Covid-19 has accelerated the technological wave and has substantially impacted the way […]

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