In a somewhat surprising decision, the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) has ruled that the employment contract of a transferring worker may be split between multiple transferees, in proportion to the tasks performed by that worker. MORE.
For the first time in nearly 40 years, Hong Kong has increased maternity leave, which — together with other legislation passed recently — also provides additional protections for breastfeeding mothers. Under the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2019, passed by the Legislative Council in July 2020, statutory maternity leave under the Employment Ordinance in Hong Kong will
Members in the UK, USA and Canada were recognized in this annual directory which focuses on the international private wealth sector in more than 50+ countries around the world. The Guide is used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, providing objective guidance on an international scale. The recommendations within the Guide are
In a complement to the other fast-track programs offered by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Ex Parte appeals process before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has been similarly revamped recently with a new pilot program that offers faster patent appeals decisions for a modest fee. MORE.
At present, in order for an attorney to use a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), donors or attorneys must usually provide certified paper copies to each relevant third party (e.g. banks, financial service providers and medical professionals). MORE.
23 lawyers in 15 countries are participating in a new initiative designed to strengthen relationships between the next generation of Ally Law leaders, delegates and clients. Led by international speaker, coach, strategist and author Stephanie Wachman, the program The four-month program includes a series of live, online, interactive workshops, Q&A sessions and one-on-coaching. Said Björn Welinder,
Partners and joint venturers owe duties to one another called “fiduciary duties.” But, what are these fiduciary duties? MORE.