Legislative Decree 136/2016 which implements the “Enforcement” Directive
(2014/67/UE) Italy strengthens the
rights and protections afforded to workers posted between Member States and
elsewhere relating to their terms of employment, remuneration and working
The World Bank Group has released Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017. The report presents data on legal barriers for farmers, entrepreneurs and businesses operating in agriculture in 62 countries and across the topics of land, seed, fertilizer, machinery, water, livestock, finance, markets, transport, and information and communication technology (ICT). SyCipLaw's Rose Marie M. King-Dominguez , Alan C. Fontanosa , Franco Aristotle G. Larcina and Ruben P. Acebedo II contributed to the report.
gategroup successfully raised CHF 300 million through the issuance of a fixed rate 5-year senior bond with a final maturity on February 28, 2022. The bond with a coupon of 3% p.a. has been issued by gategroup Finance (Luxembourg) S.A. and is guaranteed by its parent company gategroup Holding AG. gategroup will apply for the listing of the new bond on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
“Endo” is the twin brother of the drug monster that
also needs to be slain, so says the Duterte administration. “Endo” is layman’s term for end of employment
contract. It is the date indicated on
the employment contracts and is dreaded by employees as it means the end of his
or her employment. Read more...
laws, also referred to as “competition laws”, are statutes developed to protect
consumers from predatory business practices by ensuring that fair competition
exists in an open-market economy. Competition laws regulate and prohibit several
questionable business activities such as market
allocation/ de facto monopoly whereby companies agree to steer clear of each
other’s identified geographical market or territories; bid rigging whereby conspiring entities manipulate the market with
a view of retaining current market share and price for each entity; and price fixing whereby two or three
entities agree on the same selling price. Competition laws are designed to
maximize consumer welfare by regulating or preventing business activities which
stifle competition. Read more...
RWS Holdings plc, a world leading provider of intellectual property support services (patent translations, international patent filing solutions and searches), commercial translations and linguistic validation, has completed the acquisition of 100% of LUZ, Inc., a market leading Life Sciences language services provider based in San Francisco, for a cash consideration of USD82.5m.