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Luca Daffra

Supreme Court finds that formatting an electronic device after copying data constitutes embezzlement

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Italy
Ichino Brugnatelli e Associati Studio Legale

A recent Supreme Court decision found that an employee who copies computer data stored on a company laptop entrusted to them for work purposes and subsequently returns the computer with said data deleted and the hard drive formatted is guilty of embezzlement pursuant to Article 646 of the Criminal Code..

Patricia Barboza

Is COVID-19 a labour-related disease?

Employment & Immigration - Brazil
CGM Advogados

Article 29 of Provisional Measure 927, enacted on 22 March 2020, states that infection with COVID-19 is not considered a labour-related disease unless a relationship between the disease and the employee's job or occupation can be evidenced.

Szymon Gogulski

New approach to trade secret infringement by former employees

Intellectual Property - Poland
Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak

A recent Supreme Court judgment explains the scope and methods of protection by entrepreneurs against the unauthorised disclosure of trade secrets by former employees.

Patrick McGauley

COVID-19 Weekly Report (18-24 May 2020)

Aviation - International
International Law Office

The impact of COVID-19 is being felt in almost every work area across the globe.

Geraldine Elliott

Commission omission? High Court balances text and context in contractual interpretation

Litigation - United Kingdom
RPC

English law's flexible, rational, yet stable approach to contractual interpretation has been demonstrated again in a recent decision concerning commission payments.

Anat Shavit

Taxation of real estate investments in Israel

Real Estate - Israel
Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

The taxation of real estate investments is complex and depends on various factors, including the property owner's status (ie, individual or corporation), the nature of the asset (eg, residential property, commercial property or land) and the purpose of the investment (eg, producing rental income or entrepreneurial profit).

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

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