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Esther Soetens

EU Posted Workers Directive: impact on employers posting workers to Belgium

Employment & Immigration - Belgium
ALTIUS

The Act of 12 June 2020 implemented the EU Posted Workers Directive in Belgium by introducing, among other things, adjustments to the Act of 5 March 2002 Relating to Labour, Salary and Employment Conditions When Posting Workers to Belgium.

Sascha Dethof

Federal Court of Justice demonstrates antitrust law limits to data collection through Facebook

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Court of Justice recently decided in interim proceedings that Facebook must implement a Federal Cartel Office order of 15 February 2019 regarding the storage and processing of user data with immediate effect until the decision in the main proceedings.

Fabienne Limacher

How are Swiss-based international groups affected by EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation?

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The EU Directive on Administrative Cooperation need not be incorporated into Swiss law, but its impact on groups based in Switzerland may be significant.

Carlos P Martins

Passenger's fall due to unsteadiness not an accident under Montreal Convention

Aviation - Canada
Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal (BCCRT) recently ruled in favour of an air carrier, dismissing a passenger's claim for compensation arising from an alleged fall sustained while exiting the aircraft.

Jia Wan

Why business interruption insurance covers only losses resulting from damage to property

Insurance - China
AnJie Law Firm

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected business operations worldwide.

Hsiu-Ru Chien

Taiwan-Japan PPH MOTTAINAI becomes permanently effective

Intellectual Property - Taiwan
Lee and Li Attorneys at Law

In 2012 Taiwan and Japan signed a pilot prosecution highway (PPH) programme to better facilitate patent cooperation.

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