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Focus on: One Year Before the Presidential Elections Review & Perspectives

Bredin Prat

Doing business in French employment law often has the reputation of being a strict, rigid set of rules providing a high level of protection to employees. Yet, in the past few years, and in particular since 2017 under President Macron, employment law in France has undergone a certain number of changes, brought by various governmental reforms which aimed … View Firm Profile

Focus on: The Post Pandemic M&A Market in Brazil

Finocchio & Ustra Sociedade de Advogados

Doing business in The pandemic caused by the coronavirus has brought several impacts to the national and global market. Some reports were recently published pointing out the number of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transaction in Brazil between the beginning of the pandemic and the months that followed. According to such studies, if we compare the number of M&A … View Firm Profile

Im Fokus: Übersicht über das Lebensmittelrecht mit besonderem Fokus auf die Sanktionierung lebensmittelrechtlicher Verstöße

Meisterernst Rechtsanwälte

Das Lebensmittelrecht wird stark vom EU-Recht beeinflusst. Die wichtigsten Vorschriften sind dabei in EU-Verordnungen festgelegt, wie zum Beispiel in der Verordnung (EG) Nr. 178/2002, in der die allgemeinen Grundsätze und Anforderungen des Lebensmittelrechts geregelt werden (im Folgenden “BasisVO”), oder in der Verordnung (EU) Nr. 1169/2011, die wichtige Bestimmungen betreffend die Information der Verbraucher über Lebensmittel … Zum Kanzleiprofil

Focus on: DEBT RESTRUCTURING IN TURKEY: USE OF “FRAMEWORK AGREEMENTS”

ASC Law Office

Doing business in In the following article we address the use of standardized “Framework Agreements” – prepared by the highly-regarded Banking Association of Turkey[1] – in debt restructuring negotiations[2]. The use of this relatively new restructuring tool has been instrumental, it is fair to say, in providing at least temporary financial relief to hundreds of Turkish companies operating … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Popularity of Arbitration for Commercial Dispute Resolution

Singhania & Partners LLP

Doing business in When it comes to resolving disputes of commercial nature between the two parties, arbitration emerges as a preferred choice of Dispute Resolution Mechanism. In India, it is the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996 as amended by the Arbitration & Conciliation (Amendment) Act, 2021 (“Act”) that governs both the domestic and international arbitration. Like the domestic … View Firm Profile

Focus on: LOCAL FLAVOURS OF HUNGARIAN DATA PROTECTION

VJT & Partners

Doing business in It would be incorrect to say that it was solely the GDPR that led to modern-day Hungarian data protection. Hungary has had close to a 30-year long data protection practice which has been long enough to develop an established approach to data protection supported by numerous decisions and guidelines… Contributed by VJT & Partners It … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Arbitration in Mexico

Malpica, Iturbe, Buj y Paredes, S.C.

Doing business in The rise of arbitration as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism in Mexico is recent and dates back to the early years of the 1990s, when Mexico opened its trade with the United States with the signing of NAFTA during the early stages of President Carlos Salinas de Gortari six-year term. Faced with the accumulation of … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Law Development in Turkey

KILINÇ LAW & CONSULTING

Doing business in In the last year, Turkey has hosted important financing projects in the energy, automotive, agriculture, heavy industry, textile, defence industry, aviation, technology and real estate sectors. In recent years, consortium models have come to the fore in large projects, and the incentives injected directly into the economy together with the government’s incentive policy have played … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Cumulative Voting System in Privately Held Joint Stock Companies in Turkey

ASC Law Office

Doing business in Under Turkish corporate law, the management body of Joint Stock Company is “Board of Directors” and the directors are elected by shareholders through their affirmative votes in shareholders’ meeting ( “general assembly meeting”).  The capacity of shareholders to have an impact on the management of the company depends on one’s number of shares in the … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Hi-tech Industry in Israel

AYR – Amar Reiter Jeanne Shochatovitch & Co

Doing business in While making up approximately only 0.1% of the world’s population, Israel stands out as one of the most innovative and technologically advanced countries in the world, earning the well-deserved moniker “Start-up Nation”. Despite the numerous internal and external challenges presented to Israel over the past decades, the Israeli economy maintained a steady and stable growth … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Compliance on Data Protection in Italy

De Luca & Partners

Doing business in   Last 25 May 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679, so called the “GDPR” (General Data Protection Regulation) – on the protection of natural persons (data subjects) with respect to the processing and transfer of personal data – became completely applicable in all EU Member States. As an EU regulation, the GDPR is a provision to be … View Firm Profile

Focus on: Banking and finance law in Ireland and the outlook for 2021

Maples Group

Doing business in 2020 was set to be another year of growth and of increased interest in developing areas such as green loans and fund finance, as lawyers and other finance professionals eagerly awaited to see how Ireland could capitalise on the fallout from Brexit. No one could have predicted Covid-19 and the huge impact it would have … View Firm Profile