The European Climate Law explained

This Climate Law is one of the key elements of the European Green Deal, published by the European Commission in December 2019. The overarching goal of …

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"Governing law" and "jurisdiction" clauses

(3 days ago) Governing law. Here is a typical governing law clause: "This Agreement is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of [Thailand/England/ Singapore/etc]." While this …

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China’s Personal Information Protection Law

(3 days ago) The PIPL, Cybersecurity Law and Data Security Law (which came into effect on 1st June 2017 and 1 September 2021 respectively) collectively form a three-pillar framework for China’s comprehensive

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California Enacts New Privacy Law for Genetic Data

(3 days ago) Effective Date: The law is expected to go into effect on January 1, 2022. Putting it Into Practice: Direct-to-consumer companies are facing increased …

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Terms & conditions

(Just Now) To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied. In particular

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Department of Labor rule requires federal contractors

(3 days ago) The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule requiring most private employers with federal government contracts or subcontracts to notify employees of …

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What is procurement law

(3 days ago) Procurement Law in Canada. In contrast, in Canada procurement law is mostly based on contract and has been developed by the courts. In essence, when …

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Colorado law may govern noncompete despite choice-of-law

(3 days ago) The judge then concluded that applying Maryland law to the dispute would violate a fundamental policy of Colorado because (1) Colorado’s noncompete statute is a …

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The Enforceability of Oral Contracts

(3 days ago) The creation of a binding contract requires the contracting parties to meet a number of requirements that are prescribed by common law. These requirements are referred to …

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Employment & labor law in the USA

(3 days ago) Federal law does not prohibit employers from asking about applicants’ criminal history. However, state and local laws may prohibit or regulate such checks and so-called “Ban the Box

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Product Liability in the USA

(3 days ago) State law has been developing the nation’s product liability law for over a century: 1916 – MacPherson v Buick Motor Co was the first case to apply negligence concepts in a product

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Personal Information Protection Law: China’s GDPR Is

(3 days ago) The law grants statutory rights to data subjects, such as the right to withdraw and modify consents, the right of data portability, and the right to refuse automated decision-making.

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California Enacts Law Regulating Charitable Fundraising

(3 days ago) The amended law provides a more streamlined approach to regulation of these online platforms that recognizes and meets the practical realities …

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Arbitration in the USA

(3 days ago) The Federal Arbitration Act applies to federal court proceedings relating to domestic (and international) arbitration (9 USC Sections 1-16, 201-208 and 301-307). In state court proceedings

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Egypt: Egypt issues new data protection law

(3 days ago) The Law also imposes a licensing, permit and security accreditation framework for data processing, data control, dealing in sensitive data, electronic marketing, and cross-border transfer of data.

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Arbitration in Colombia

(3 days ago) Regarding domestic arbitration, Articles 25 and 26 of Law 1563/2012, which governs the domestic and international arbitration in Colombia, provide that …

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Sapin II Law: The New French Anticorruption System

(3 days ago) Law No. 2016-1691, known as “Sapin II Law”, is aimed at bringing French legislation in line with the most exacting European and international standards in the fight against corruption and at

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Employment & Labor in Indiana

(3 days ago) What is the state law in relation to family and medical leave? While Indiana has no general law dealing with family and medical leave, the state has enacted a …

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Hiring and wage & hour law in Alabama

(3 days ago) There is a drug-free workplace law, but there is no specific regulation of drug testing in the workplace. (d) Credit checks There are no restrictions on credit checks, subject to federal

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Anti-Corruption and Bribery in the USA

(3 days ago) The key law in the United States is the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 1977, as amended in 1998. Legislative activity. Are there plans for any changes to the law in this area?

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Data Security & Cybercrime in Brazil

(3 days ago) In addition to the Federal Constitution, the Civil Code (Law 10,406/02), the Consumer Protection Code (Law 8,078/9) and the Internet Act (Law 12,965/14) are …

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Employment & Labor in Arizona

(3 days ago) The law is primarily aimed at ensuring individuals are able to provide information to law enforcement and testify in court on matters relating to sexual assault and obscenity.

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Indian Copyright Laws

(3 days ago) India follows a common law legal system, so relies on case law to interpret and set precedents in law and so the judicial decisions contribute to the sources of copyright law in India.

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Recent Labour Law Amendments in Jordan

(3 days ago) The Jordanian Labour Law No. (8) of 1996 (‘Labour Law’) is the primary piece of legislation governing the employment relationship as amended …

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The New Saudi Companies Law: What You Need to Know

(3 days ago) The new Saudi Companies Law came into effect on 2nd May 2016 (“the Effective Date”). Implementing Regulations clarifying the operation and effect of …

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Wills and probate in the United Kingdom

(3 days ago) Under the law of England and Wales, a gift of movable property in a will is valid if it complies with the law of the domicile of the testator. A gift of immovable property is valid if it complies

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Banking Regulation in the United Kingdom

(3 days ago) The general law of insolvency applies with some modifications to bank insolvency and the liquidator has similar powers to access the bank’s assets and, once the eligible deposits have been

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Effect and Implications of New Employment Contract Law

(4 days ago) The Employment Contract Law has been a source of much controversy and attention, both within China and abroad, ever since it was first issued in …

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The Insurance and Reinsurance Law Review: Latin America

(3 days ago) If the law is passed, this would represent a step backward in the reduction of protectionism demonstrated by the Brazilian state in recent years as …

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Franchising in the European Union

(3 days ago) Case law of the CJEU. It is evident that there was a clear need to establish the true importance of franchises, not only by the decision on the Pronuptia case …

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IP Assignment Clauses in German Employment Contracts

(3 days ago) German law, especially employee invention law, permits individual agreements in employment contracts only to a very limited extent. It is not possible, in …

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Indemnity clauses in commercial contracts: how to achieve

(3 days ago) For example, you may find adequate protection under the common law in relation to breaches of contract and negligence consider imposing an express obligation to mitigate loss, and

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Dutch court determines that Uber drivers are employees

(4 days ago) Maes Law |Employment & Immigration -Netherlands. Following a court action brought against Uber by the Trade Union Confederation (FNV), it …

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Anti-Corruption and Bribery in China

(3 days ago) Criminal Law offences In general, providing, soliciting or accepting a bribe for the purpose of or in return for securing illegitimate benefits constitutes an offence. Conspiring to commit

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Arbitration in India

(3 days ago) The Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 is the key law governing arbitration in India. The act has four parts: Part I sets out general provisions on domestic arbitration; Part II addresses the

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Arbitration in Brazil

(3 days ago) On May 27 2015 Brazil amended its Arbitration Act through the Law 13,129/2015, which entered into force on July 26 2015. Among other things, the …

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