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Austria: Hyperlinking to online-radio broadcasts

May 2016 - Intellectual Property. Legal Developments by Schönherr.

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The relationship between hyperlinking and copyright is much debated. Although recent decisions of the ECJ have shed some light on the question, many questions still remain when hyperlinking to copyrighted content should be considered a copyright infringement. Some of these questions have been addressed by the Austrian Supreme Court in a recent judgment (Decision by the Supreme Court dated 23 February 2016, 4 Ob 249/15v). read more...

نظرة عامة على نظام بيع حقوق الاكتتاب رقم ٣ لسنة ٢٠١٤ وآ

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Sharq Law Firm.

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نظرة عامة على نظام بيع حقوق الاكتتاب رقم ٣ لسنة ٢٠١٤ وآثره على الشركات المساهمة 

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Personal Data Protection for Serbian Entrepreneurs

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Schönherr.

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Serbia does not currently have any separate regulations in place in respect of protection of "personal data" pertaining to legal entities. It does regulate the protection of natural persons' data, however, without any particular mention of entrepreneurs. read more...

E-payment and Bank Secrecy: what's next

May 2016 - Tax & Private Client. Legal Developments by LawAlliance Limited.

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Published: 17 May 2016 at 04:00 / =NEWSPAPER SECTION: =BUSINESS

E-payment and Bank Secrecy: what's next

It has long been understood that a taxpayer has the right to a contractual arrangement that will allow him or her to incur the lowest tax cost where possible. Nothing in past constitutions or the new draft requires Thai nationals to choose a transaction that would expose the parties to the heaviest tax burden, as long as the transaction is within the law.

DOJ Launches FCPA Pilot Program for Voluntary Self-Disclosure – What does it offer?

May 2016 - Crime. Legal Developments by ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law .

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On April 5th, 2016, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") announced the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Enforcement Plan and Guidance ("Guidance") which aims to ensure greater accountability for Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") violations and provide greater transparency for companies with regard to mitigation.

Mea Business Award 2015

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Sharq Law Firm.

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With a booming economy and one of the world’s highest per capita incomes, Qatar is an attractive location for an increasing

number of expats and multinational companies who are moving their business interests abroad. Read more....

Real Estate Investment Trust,

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Sharq Law Firm.

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REITs, or a Real Estate Investment Trust, is an investment vehicle that is an investment vehicle that is modeled after mutual funds and provides investors with a stable income stream and their returns are higher than deposits and bonds making them an attractive investment vehicle to.

investors. Read more....

Workers recruitment committee terms get Cabinet approval

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Sharq Law Firm.

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The Cabinet on February 18,2016, approved the amendment of some provisions of Cabinet Resolution No 26 of 2003 on the standing committee for recruitment. Read more....

The Business Year 2916

May 2016 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Sharq Law Firm.

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The Business Year 2016 Qatar. Read more....

PDPC Takes Action Against 11 Organisations For Breaching Data Protection Obligations

May 2016 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms). Legal Developments by Drew & Napier LLC .

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PDPC Takes Action Against 11 Organisations For Breaching Data Protection Obligations

13 May 2016

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has issued the Advisory Guidelines on Enforcement of the Data Protection Provisions (Enforcement Guidelines), and announced that it has taken enforcement actions against 11 organisations for breaching their data protection obligations.