Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: IraqServices: Legal
Instructions No. 1 of 2020 (the "Instructions") facilitating the implementation of the provision of Article 23 of the Regulation of Commercial Agencies No. 79 of 2017 (the "Commercial Agency Law") was recently issued on 8 November 2020. The Instructions provide much needed clarification on Iraq’s Commercial Agency Law. The clarification sets out the requirements for a valid commercial agency agreement in Iraq.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ItalyIndustries: Medical & HealthTourismServices: Employment & Immigration
Further to the publication of Decree 3 December 2020 Italy has removed entry ban from the following countries: Armenia, Bahrein, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bosnia Herzegovina, Chile, Colombia, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Montenegro and Kosovo.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: VietnamServices: Legal
On 20 November 2019, the National Assembly of Vietnam adopted the new Labor Code No. 45/2019/QH14 (“Labor Code 2019”) which will replace the current Labor Code 2012 (No. 10/2012/QH13 of the National Assembly of Vietnam dated 18 June 2012). The Labor Code 2019 will take effect on 1 January 2021 and revises and supplements several provisions across all chapters of the currently in force Labor Code 2012. This includes the recommendation for all...
Content Types: EventRegions & Countries: CambodiaServices: TaxLegal
3 December 2020 | 09:00 – 11:30 am (UTC+07:00) | Complimentary DFDL cordially invites you to the upcoming Cambodia Tax on Income Updated Rules 2020 webinar on Thursday, 3 December 2020.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesIndustries: Sports & LeisureServices: Legal
As sporting activity recovers from the pandemic and resumes in the UAE, and indeed globally, it remains imperative to be mindful of potential COVID-19 transmission risks inherent in each sport. These risks should be appropriately identified, accounted for and addressed. This article examines some such risks and considers measures being taken across the sports industry to facilitate safe resumption of activity.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: TurkeyIndustries: Commodities & Trade Services: Legal
In this Article we highlight a recent update in relation to the practice of the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (‘Turkish Trademark Office’), with regard to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (‘Madrid Agreement’) and Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (‘Madrid Protocol’).
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: British Virgin IslandsIndustries: Banking & FinanceServices: Legal
Following the introduction in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) of the Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act, 2018 (ESA), which became effective on January 1st, 2019, some questioned the sustainability of BVI’s position as a leading international financial centre.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: ChinaGermany...Industries: InfrastructureBanking & Finance...Services: Legal
While the ping pong match of who will raise more before the year is out continues, the onlookers adopt a precautious approach.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: United Arab EmiratesUnited KingdomIndustries: Logistics & TransportationInsuranceServices: Legal
On 15 September 2020 the High Court of England and Wales issued a ruling in a test case brought by the UK’s Financial Services Authority (the FCA). The purpose of the test case was to provide clarity on the application of certain business interruption clauses in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Content Types: ArticleRegions & Countries: AustriaServices: Investment Promotion
The business location scorecard of the investment promotion consultancy Austrian Business Agency (ABA) at the end of the third quarter of 2020 confirms the very positive results achieved by Austria as a business location in spite of the coronavirus crisis.