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Focus on: Labour & Employment Law in Peru

Benites, Vargas & Ugaz

Doing business in Benites, Vargas & Ugaz logo 1.1. Peruvian citizens In Peru, labour legislation is quite protective regarding the dismissal of employees. The general hiring rule implies a preference and presumption of indefinite-term hiring and only by exception and in the cases provided by legislation (just 9 cases), fixed-term hiring is allowed. These cases are related to temporary and objective reasons. Fix-term … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Positive developments and trends in the Israeli Energy Market

Klein & Co Energy & Infrastructure

Doing business in Klein & Co Energy & Infrastructure logo The energy market in Israel has progressed dramatically in the recent years and undergone many changes, developments and updates. In addition, Israel is a leading source of innovation, entrepreneurship and developments in various energy sectors, and many leading Israeli energy and infrastructure companies and groups are involved in global major projects. Israel enjoys two large … View Firm Profile

Doing Business In: Nigeria

Duale, Ovia & Alex-Adedipe

Doing business in 1. Introduction The Federal Republic of Nigeria (“Nigeria”), the most populous country in Africa, accounts for one-sixth of Africa’s population. Nigeria also plays host to one of the continent’s fastest-growing economies. Following a contraction of 1.8% in 2020 with growth losses occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic (“the Pandemic”), the economy rebounded and grew by 3.6% … View Firm Profile

Focus on: How to ascertain business opportunities of the company in the lawsuits against its directors or senior management stealing business opportunities

East & Concord Partners

Doing business in Business opportunities are paramount to a company, but from sometimes directors or senior management of a company take advantage of their positions to seek business opportunities rightfully belonging to the company, causing the company to suffer losses. Article 148 of the Company Law provides that: no director or senior management member of a company may … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Latest Practice of Judicial Assistance and Judicial Review of Foreign-Related Arbitration in China

East & Concord Partners

Doing business in Judicial assistance and judicial review of foreign-related arbitration in China have made a breakthrough, creating a more diversified and friendly arbitration environment for domestic and foreign enterprises to conduct arbitration in Chinese mainland. China International Commercial Court The China International Commercial Court (CICC) is established by the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) to adjudicate … View Firm Profile

Focus on: NFT ART: 3 letters for the art sector

VARET PRÈS KILLY

Doing business in VARET PRÈS KILLY logo Not a day goes by without news of a new ecosystem linked to blockchain1 that impacts the art market. In particular, the sale of NFT at record prices, or the association of NFT2 with metaverse3, whose market, it should be noted, is estimated in 2024 between 800 billion dollars and 8,000 billion dollars4. Since the … View Firm Profile

Doing Business In: Bolivia

Aguilar Castillo Love

Doing business in Aguilar Castillo Love logo According to the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), after the economic boom caused by the surge of commodities price globally, Bolivia has struggled to keep growth indicators and the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a recession which is still affecting its citizens and the most vulnerable. However, the country has reported signs of paced recovery and … View Firm Profile

Doing Business In: SERBIA

JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic

Doing business in JPM Jankovic Popovic Mitic logo In the process of joining the European Union, Serbia has been improving the investment environment for many years, as well as amending numerous laws to attract foreign investment. The purpose of the amendments to laws is harmonization with the EU legislation, as well as making Serbia a competitive investment market. This significant change has put … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Administrative & Public Law

B - Health, Safety & Environment

Doing business in B - Health, Safety & Environment logo Today, uncertainty, associated with economic development and technology is growing; conflict regarding the distribution of wealth (goods) has been joined by conflict regarding the distribution of “ills.” This distribution depends not only on technological, economic, social and cultural variables but also on the political-institutional structure of the diverse States. Different societies and cultures react differently … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Tax in Mexico

Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Doing business in Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa logo As a result of the change of administration, several factors have led the Mexican tax authorities to exercise a pressure never seen before on captive taxpayers and, thus, attempt to collect the largest possible amount of tax funds. In many of these cases, such collection could imply violations of the fundamental rights of taxpayers which, … View Firm Profile

Focus on: IP in Mexico

Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Doing business in Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa logo Mexico has pushed towards an effective national legal system for the protection of intangible rights and, through the years, has adapted its legislation to the international treaties that govern intellectual property worldwide and regionally. The proximity and close commercial relationship with the United States and other commercial partners, has caused the Mexican government to reformulate … View Firm Profile