Chinese e-commerce law: new challenges and new opportunities

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The E-commerce Law of the People’s Republic of China was implemented on 1 January 2019. As the first comprehensive legislation in the field of e-commerce in China and one of the first in the world, the legislation aims to protect the legitimate rights and interests of the parties in e-commerce business, regulate e-commerce behaviours and …

Significant matters – Spring 2019

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Leading GCs push law firms to improve diversity efforts A group of 65 general counsel spanning major companies from the UK and Europe has collectively signed a letter urging law firms to improve their diversity efforts.

Anna Cosgrave: Graze

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The self-confessed fitness freak and head of legal on the allures of in-house law and healthy snacks

Brand and reputation management with a focus on tax controversy

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Due to ethical discussions, the tax environment has much changed within the last few years. Being tax compliant and managing tax risks to preserve the corporate reputation and protect the management became increasingly important. This article provides a short overview of the Austrian tax litigation procedure and instruments for reputation management.

Hugh Pugsley: HSBC

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The banking giant’s UK law chief on retaining perspective, understanding your advisers and the value of mentors