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Mandatory e-communication for companies seated in Croatia

The digitalisation of the Croatian court system is proceeding and e-communication is expanding. Snail mail and “paper” communication are on the verge of extinction. As of 1 September 2020, all legal entities will have to use e-communication with the court. All legal entities registered in the Croatian Commercial Register must submit information on their e-mail […]

Technology & digitalisation l August 2020

Summertime and the livin’ is easy Well, is it? This year we are collectively going through an exceptional summer: some countries are still struggling with very high COVID-19 infection rates. Life is not back to normal. Home office is still a fact for many of us. Group leisure activities are on hold or at least […]

CEE: Competition Monthly Bulletin – August 2020

Stay informed about the latest developments in competition law in Central and Eastern Europe with Schoenherr’s multi-jurisdictional newsletter. Each issue offers insight into developments in merger control, antitrust, and unfair competition in the region. Main takeawaysAntitrust: RPM infringement decisions in several countries, but notably, immunity from fine in one Austrian case. Uptick in abuse of […]

A new era of work: Teleworking in Montenegro

Working outside of the employer’s business premises deeply conflicts with the traditional concept of the working environment based on the worker’s physical presence in a determined workplace.

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Food & Drink Update – September 2020

Guidance on the latest food and drink rules, including post-furlough planning and workforce measures manufacturers, Brexit and the workforce – how to prepare for upcoming changes, protecting innovation in the food & drink industry, and more.

Coronavirus business interruption test case – judgment in the “insurance case of the century”

Flaux LJ and Butcher J today handed down judgment in the test case brought by the FCA to explore whether hundreds of thousands of businesses can recover under their business interruption policies for losses caused by the pandemic, in the “insurance case of the century” – the only claim heard under the Financial List Test Case Scheme. Many of those businesses will, today, be celebrating a fantastic win for them.

Cayman Islands Update: Economic substance guidance notes V3 issued

On 13 July 2020, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (the “DITC”) issued version 3.0 of the Guidance on Economic Substance for Geographically Mobile Activities (the “Guidance”) pursuant to the ES Law (as defined below). This replaces the previous version 2.0 of the Guidance issued on 30 April 2019.


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Law Against Loneliness: 4 June

Springwatch with The Lawyer “I’ve had the rare opportunity to spend time at my home and have been concentrating on the garden (it was a mess),” says Lyn Penfold, general counsel of the Rail Delivery Group. “As part of my amusement I’ve put up some bird feeders, only to see the squirrels overcome every deterrent […]

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PwC Legal hires China corporate partner from Norton Rose Fulbright

PwC Legal’s China network firm Rui Bai has hired Norton Rose Fulbright Beijing corporate partner Barbara Li as its new China corporate head. Corporate and TMT partner Barbara Li has joined Rui Bai, a Beijing based member firm of PwC’s global legal services network, and will take on the role as China corporate head. The […]

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McDermott’s got to get better at keeping its laterals

Out of all the years to choose from and McDermott Will & Emery picks 2020 for its London office reboot. The US firm’s City base is well on track to add more new partners than it did last year; it has already added four new members compared to six throughout the whole of 2019. McDermott […]

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In court this week: One Blackfriars, pharma and Bakers’ SDT battle with Sidley Austin and Capsticks

Starting on Monday will be the five-week virtual trial in the case of One Blackfriars Limited, with proceedings going ahead after a contentious case management hearing that took place back in April. Acting for the respondent and accountancy firm BDO is Mayer Brown, which previously accused Humphries Kerstetter of seizing upon the pandemic as a […]

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