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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.

Renaud Barbier-Emery

Court declines to dismiss claim against shipowner for death of shipyard worker following demolition sale

Shipping & Transport - United Kingdom
Wikborg Rein

Shipowners routinely give buyers in demolition sales complete freedom to deal with ships as they please following a sale, but do so at their peril.

Tim Clipstone

ODPA announces extension of exemption registration in Guernsey

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Guernsey
Ogier

Every controller and processor of data must comply with the Data Protection (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 2017.

Chelon Carr-Newbold

Tax consequences of transferring Bahamian real property held by a company for estate planning

Real Estate - Bahamas
Lennox Paton

Bahamian real property is commonly held by a company which is incorporated in The Bahamas or another jurisdiction whose shares may be held by an individual or their nominee.

Antonia Torrente

Court of appeal recognises well-known nature of DINOSAURUS trademark and declares use of GALLESAUROS sign to be infringing

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Barcelona Court of Appeal recently recognised the well-known nature of the DINOSAURUS trademark owned by Galletas Artiach and its infringement by La Flor Burgalesa for using the GALLESAUROS sign applied to biscuits.

José Alberto Campos Vargas

Tobacco yes, marijuana yes, vaping no: absurd approach to major health problem

Healthcare & Life Sciences - Mexico
Sanchez DeVanny Eseverri SC

The Mexican health authorities argue that the use of vaping products constitutes a health risk and promotes tobacco product use by smokers and non-smokers alike.

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