On 1 April 2020, the Government of the Czech Republic approved, via Resolution No. 353, a targeted employment support program called “Antivirus”. The aim of the Antivirus Program is to help businesses protect jobs by providing employers with a contribution by way of a partial reimbursement of remuneration costs paid to employees as a result […]
3 April 2020 – The Government has published draft acts on certain measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants of (i) business premises and (ii) premises used for housing needs. The proposals are not yet in effect and will likely be submitted to Parliament for approval on 7 April 2020. 1. Act on […]
The current coronavirus pandemic has made physical business meetings difficult. This guide covers 10 jurisdictions, providing an overview of electronic contracting, governance and procedural possibilities, focusing on selected key areas.
The Turkish government has taken several measures recently to reduce the negative economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This briefing summarises the main measures impacting economic undertakings in Turkey.
The latest updates of the most significant developments in our countries of operation, covering: Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Turkey, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
The Deregulation Act 2015 (the DA) and its Regulations significantly extended the obligations of landlords in the residential rental sector. The Act was of equal significance to fixed charge receivers who automatically assume the landlord’s legal duties to the tenant upon appointment.
This briefing provides a summary of a number of recent changes to laws and regulations which have been enacted in the Cayman Islands over the last quarter which impact, or will impact, Cayman Islands funds.
It is of great importance to examine acts of violence resulting from the competitive environment in e-sport games where the games are played individually as well as a team, also where the physical and mental attributions are prominent, and the legal character of such acts. The sanctions for acts of violence caused by e-sports players or third parties involving in the games without playing are, in general, determined by the respective publishers of the game based on the tournament rules.
The Luxembourg Financial Sector Supervisory Authority (the CSSF) issued a regulation and a circular on 1 July 2020 to establish additional clarifications for third country firms providing or aiming to provide investment services in Luxembourg.
It is vital that landlords, tenants and local authorities all understand when a property should properly be classed as a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO). The Upper Tribunal has recently revisited this issue as it affects blocks of self-contained flats in the case of Hastings Borough Council v Turner.
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Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP) has launched a redundancy consultation across several jurisdictions, with the firm also set to close its office in Beijing. The merged firm has said it will cut lawyer and business services roles as part of new belt-tightening measures. In London, this includes 14 fee-earners and 26 staff in business services. […]
US firm Ropes & Gray also unveils figures.
EU judges have reversed a European Commission decision, which ordered Apple to pay back €13bn in taxes to the Republic of Ireland. The €13bn penalty in 2016 was the largest ever fine handed out by the commission. It found that for almost 25 years Apple benefitted from illegal state support from Ireland that distorted competition […]
Kennedys has entered into a partnership with Canadian insurance firm, Dolden Wallace Folick. The association with Doldens takes the number of Kennedys’ offices, associations or co-operations around the globe to 63. This is the firm’s first association with a Canadian firm and follows the US merger three years ago with Carroll McNulty & Kull. At […]
Taylor Wessing is looking to reopen doors to more staff members in early August, following an ongoing pilot. The firm allowed a limited number of staff members across all functions- about 50 to 60 people- to reenter its London premises last week on a rotation basis, but seeks to bring in around 30 per cent […]
Addleshaw Goddard and Winckworth Sherwood are acting on the development of the £250m “Triangle” site on St Thomas’ hospital campus in London. Addleshaws team, helmed by construction and engineering partner Andrew McVeigh and co-head of the housing sector Peter Hardy, are leading for Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation. The rest of the Addleshaws team […]