The effects of Covid-19 on employment in Croatia

Legal Briefing

The Covid-19 pandemic brought significant disruptions to all aspects of life. No economy was immune to the unprecedented situation and all active businesses had to adapt their operation to the circumstances.

Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 – practical challenges for stakeholders | AZB & Partners

Legal Briefing

The Supreme Court of India has recognised the right to privacy as a fundamental right, which is intrinsic to life, personal liberty and is inseparable from human existence. To codify this right, to put in place a robust regime for data protection, and to safeguard against encroachments on privacy by state and non-state actors, the …

Doing business in Brazil | Souza, Mello e Torres

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Luis Antonio Semeghini de Souza, Bruno Sartori, Fabricio Cardim and Juliana Dal Moro Amarante of Souza, Mello e Torres discuss the changing business and investment landscape of Brazil.

The top three data protection law topics in Japan | Atsumi & Sakai

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In Japan, the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (APPI) is the primary law that regulates data protection issues. In this article, we will cover a few significant recent amendments to the APPI, including one currently under consideration, while also touching on the new guidelines issued by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) last …

Cancellation of tax certificates, the newest measure against tax avoidance | SMPS Legal

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On 1 January 2020, new regulations came into force as a consequence of several amendments published in the Mexican Official Gazette on 9 December 2019. Among these regulations, the legislative branch introduced new powers to the Federal Tax Code under which the tax authorities will be entitled to restrict, and eventually cancel, the tax certificates …

Copyrights to work made for hire under Norwegian law | Kluge Advokatfirma

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Intellectual property rights are of increasing importance, and for some companies, their most valuable assets. In fact, among S&P 500 companies, the proportion of the company value attributable to intellectual capital (of which intellectual property rights (IPR) are often the most important) is as high as 87%. Although the importance of intangible assets relative to …