A new form of business organization in Poland: “Simple Joint Stock Company”

On 1st March 2020 a new form of company called “simple joint stock company” (SJSC) was established by the Polish legislature as a new form of business organisation. The outbreak of the Covid–19 Pandemic and the difficulties with adapting a new technology serving the registration of SJCS at the Polish Court Registry System have certainly […]

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Foreign Investment In Retail In India – Restrictions And Way Around

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy of India permits foreign investment in India either under ‘automatic route’ or ‘approval route’. Under the ‘approval route’ prior approval of the Government of India is required for any foreign investment in an Indian company carrying on retailing business. FDI Policy on retail trading classified retail trade as either Single […]

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The Employer Defense Report

Legal Updates from the Labor & Employment Practice Group at Conn Maciel Carey Employment Law Update in D.C., MD, VA and Illinois On Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 1 p.m. EST, join Daniel C. Deacon and Ashley D. Mitchell for a webinar regarding Employment Law Updates in D.C., MD, VA and Illinois. The District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia have […]

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What Is The Current Romanian Corporate Taxation Regime?

A standard question of any potential foreign investor in Romania is, what is the current situation in Romania regarding the taxation of companies.  To assist potential investors, we have prepared a short note which outlines the basic principles of the taxation regime for companies and individuals.  This note is not intended to provide an answer […]

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New York Trade Secrets Update

Recently, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals provided its first detailed treatment of the definition of trade secrets under the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (‘DTSA’) in Turret Labs USA, Inc. v. CargoSprint, LLC, No. 21-952, 2022 WL 701161 (2d Cir. Mar. 9, 2022).  By way of background, the DTSA is modeled upon the Uniform […]

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8th Sanctions. Examples. Solutions. Conference.

Parallel import and trademarks 20 May | 16:00-17:30 (Moscow)  | House of German Economy or Online ABOUT THE EVENT Join us for the next interactive discussion in the series about sanctions and their implications for foreign businesses in Russia after the May holiday period. This week’s special topic: Parallel Import and Trademarks. Can You Protect Your Rights? Main topic: sanctions, […]

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The “Backstop” – A Proposed Policy Change To The Fair Pay Agreements Bill | Tess Von Dadelszen

The “Backstop” – A Proposed Policy Change To The Fair Pay Agreements Bill | Tess Von Dadelszen The Fair Pay Agreements Bill (“the Bill”) was introduced to Parliament on 29 March 2022 and passed its first reading on 5 April 2022. The Bill provides a framework for collective bargaining of Fair Pay Agreements (“FPAs”) and aims […]

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Important Changes To Trust Legislation

You may not be aware of some new legislation which has been announced that forces nearly all trusts to register with HMRC before 1 September 2022, whether or not they have a liability. The new rules impose penalties for non-compliance which will include many arrangements that have not previously needed to be reported. If you […]

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Significant Changes To New Zealand’s Covid-19 Response – What Does This Mean In The Workplace?

The Government has announced significant changes to its Covid-19 response, including to: Remove Vaccine Pass requirements for businesses from 11.59pm on Monday 4 April 2022; Remove its vaccine mandates for education, Police and Defence workers from 11.59pm on Monday 4 April 2022 (health, aged care, corrections and border workers will still be subject to Vaccine Mandates […]

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Auction of Foreign Flag vessel in Greece / Maritime liens

A foreign flag vessel auctioned in Greece will have maritime liens claims judged under the law of the flag she flies. Ranking will take place according to the Greek Code of Private Maritime Law. Privileged ranking will apply if a lien is recognised as Maritime under the law of the vessel’s flag at the time […]

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