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- More Protection Needed to Prevent the Victimisation of Novice Investors
Provided by Giambrone Law
For years, investors have complained of a range of platform irregularities and questionable practices, which may have violated the broker’s duties with regard to various regulated entities, which in turn, where discovered, could provide clients with the right to recover losses.
- Pre-pack Bankruptcy: The Transition of an Enterprise in Terms of Employment Law in the EU
Provided by AMS Advocaten
The 22 June 2017 verdict by the European Court of Justice qualifies a pre-pack as the transition of an enterprise in terms of employment law. Because of this decision, the former employees of the childcare organisation Estro – including those employees who were not offered an employment contract – are automatically employed by the party making a new start. Some Dutch employment law attorneys expect this decision to have significant consequences.
- Italian Citizens Living Abroad: Inheritance Planning
Provided by Babino, Falcone & Falcone
The recent European legislation (Reg. UE n. 650/2012), which entered into force the 17th of August 2015, could be considered a breakthrough in the matter of the applicable inheritance law for European citizens.
- Copyright Protection in Russia: Book Cover Designs
Provided by IPStyle
Books are copyrightable works protected under IP law. In addition, they may contain a number of certain copyrightable items, including illustrations and cover design. A legal dispute developed over a book cover that appeared in a film without the right holder’s consent.
- Domestic VAT Law Released in United Arab Emirates
Provided by Arendt & Medernach
On 27 August 2017, the United Arab Emirates (the "UAE") published the text of its domestic Value Added Tax (the "VAT") Law, shortly after releasing the text of its Excise Tax Law last week, and the Federal Tax Procedures Law earlier this month. It will be followed by implementing regulations, which will provide more detail on application of the VAT Law.
- Double Taxation Avoidance Treaties in Albania
Provided by LPA Law Firm
Albania has entered into 38 agreements “For the Avoidance of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital” with several countries.
- Update on Romanian Labour Law
Provided by Hammond, Minciu and Associates
As a Romanian law firm dealing with Labour related issues it is interesting to see the amendments to the Labour Code recently introduced by the Government.
- How To Prevent an International Child Abduction of a Minor in Italy
Provided by Studio Legale Marzorati
When a parent suspects that the other parent (genitore) may illicitly carry away from Italy abroad their child (figlio) or he/she is afraid that the other parent may illicitly keep their child abroad (not carrying him/her back to Italy), the parent can quickly appoint an Italian qualified lawyer (Avvocato Italiano) specialized in family law, also internationally, who is able to advise him/her in connection with procedures set forth under Conventions and/or EU Regulations.
- Employers in Malta Should Not Use Consent as a Legal Basis for Processing Employee Personal Data
Provided by Mamo TCV Advocates
On 8 June 2017, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party ("WP29") adopted Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work ("the Opinion")  . This authoritative document complements previous WP29 publications on similar issues . The Opinion now takes into account new technologies that affect the processing of employees' personal data at work.
- Can You Terminate a Contract for Breach of Contract in English Law?
Provided by Summerfield Browne Solicitors
Are you aware that in English Law you can in certain circumstances terminate a contract for breach where there is no express clause in the contract.