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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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 privacy question is an interesting one. When the vaccine was first rolled out, I wanted to tell the world I’d been vaccinated, showing off my card. You just assume that everybody thinks the same way. But, actually, that’s not the case. You learn very quickly, especially regarding client meetings. We have very few in-house […]

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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?

Figures shared by the WHO show that most European countries are in the same situation regarding the vaccine roll-out. They also show that only 10% of the global population has been vaccinated so far. This means that travel will only be possible again in certain countries and most will still have restrictions in place. This […]

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How to Claim the Employee Retention Tax Credit using Form 941-X

You determined that your Company is eligible for the employee retention credit (“ERC”) and you have calculated the 2020 ERC based on the qualified wages and qualified health plan expenses.  So how do I claim the credit and submit the appropriate paperwork to the IRS if I already filed Form 941? The answer is you need […]

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Conducting Company Resolutions Correctly: Part 1 – Director Resolutions

Conducting company resolutions correctly is an important part of a company’s governance. Company resolutions are legally binding decisions made by company directors or the members (shareholders or guarantors) of a limited company.There are different types of resolutions which should be utilised in order to vote on various company matters and each type of resolution has […]

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Reap Tax Rewards from Securities Harvest This Fall

With autumn coming up in a couple months, it’s time to think about “harvesting” capital gains or losses from sales of securities. In addition, unfavourable tax law changes proposed in President Biden’s American Families Plan (AFP) may create an added sense of urgency for some taxpayers. (See “Proposed Tax Law Changes” at right.) The Basics When […]

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Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity

European Union: The Upcoming Changes To The EU’s Cybersecurity Framework, published in Mondaq, 22 june 2021 Our contribution explains the current cybersecurity policy of the EU, and the proposals included in the European Commission’s new EU Cybersecurity Strategy proposal : Security and 5G networks, Security Operations Centres, a joint Cyber Unit, and a strong encryption, […]

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Draft law to implement EU crowdfunding regulation

The purpose of the draft law 7825, submitted to the Luxembourg Parliament (Chambre des Députés) on 21 May 2021 (the “Draft Law”), is to operationalise Regulation (EU) 2020/1503 of 7 October 2020 on the European crowdfunding service providers for business (the “Crowdfunding Regulation”). Background The Crowdfunding Regulation, which will be directly applicable in all Member […]

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“Technology M&A: why understanding the technology involved is a key to success” , published in The Impact Lawyers, 24 June 2020

Our contribution discusses the key legal issues in technology M&A transactions. While we have written this contribution from a Belgian law perspective, we mainly focus on the contractual peculiarities and the process itself, which are probably quite similar and thus also relevant in other jurisdictions. Read the full article

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What will be the biggest challenge clients face? What have advisors done in different jurisdictions to protect clients?

I was interested in what Margaret said and how similar and different the regulations are between Germany andMexico. CBD is broadly used here in percentages below the one percent of THC and there are more than a thousand uses for this. The bill of law that is being proposed will consist of five different type […]

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