The highly anticipated new Romanian law on public-private partnership ( "New PPP Law" ) has been finally enacted and will enter into force on 25 December 2016. It replaces the former Law no. 178/2010 on public-private partnership, which due to significant legislative inconsistencies has failed to accommodate any public-private partnership ( "PPP" ).
If you were a beneficiary of someone who left assets
in Spain but you were not yourself a resident of Spain you may have paid a
higher rate of inheritance tax and may be due a refund since a ruling in the
European Court of Justice in September 2014 which decided that the difference
applied between residents and non-residents with regard to the application of
inheritance tax and gift tax was discriminatory. The Spanish legislator
has therefore been obliged to amend the inheritance tax law.
As from 1 January 2017, the maximum period in which students can be employed as contingent workers at the beneficial solidarity contribution will amount to 475 hours instead of 50 days per calendar year.
The Turkish Constitutional Court recently decided that
the right to privacy can be violated on the Internet. The court's decision numbered 2014/16701
("Decision") was delivered on October 13, 2016 and concerned a military officer's
dismissal from the Turkish Armed Forces ("TAF"). The ground of the dismissal was
that the officer's private life is not suitable for TAF's ethical code of
conduct and this information was provided from the images which were
broadcasted on the Internet. The officer
("applicant") individually applied to the Turkish Constitutional Court claiming
that the principle of proportionality was not considered in the dismissal and
his right to privacy was violated since the evidence is obtained unlawfully.
In 2016, Austrian Criminal Law experienced some substantive legal developments in both, procedural and material aspects. The following overview reflects the most relevant developments in Austrian Criminal Law in 2016.
to the recent announcement that our Binary Options litigation team had
confirmed a new partnership with a global finance firm focused on litigation
funding to finance the increasing number of litigation cases relating to the
forex and binary option sectors, we have now received confirmation that Banc De
Binary will be closing its operations worldwide.