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A few simple measures for you to take as you prepare to comply with the Competition Ordinance that will introduce cross-sector competition law rules to Hong Kong this year.
Welcome to our global employment and labour law update. Our aim is to keep you up to date with key developments to help you manage your global employment challenges.
New rules apply when hiring foreign nationals in Beijing.
Sanctions update: US, UK, France, China and Germany agree to extend sanctions relief for Iran until June 2015
On 25 November 2014, the Council of the European Union extended the existing limited sanctions relief for Iran (originally agreed under the Joint Plan of Action in November 2013) until 30 June 2015.
On 6 August, the Union Cabinet of India approved 100 per cent foreign direct investment in railway infrastructure.
Emirates Trading Agency agreed to buy iron ore from Prime Mineral Exports but failed to collect all the order.
Hong Kong has long been celebrated as a leading international financial centre. However, the regulation of its insurance intermediaries has for a significant time lagged behind.
Hannah Nichols and Emma Gordon of Eversheds’ fraud and investigations group take a look at developments in bribery and corruption enforcement in the UK.
Eversheds’ Spotlight briefing includes developments in Italian derivatives case law and an overview of the amendments made to Spain’s insolvency regulation.
On 6 April 2011, the default retirement age of 65 at which employers could lawfully require their employees to retire was abolished in the UK.
The upcoming launch of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) will mark one of the biggest shake-ups of the internet since its introduction.