Authored by our members, this blog features updates about legal and business trends, the impact of changes in law and other topics of interest affecting multi-jurisdictional businesses.

Friday, 18 March, 2016

Over the past several decades many countries have adopted legislation prohibiting discrimination of various types in the workplace, including discrimination based on gender, race, religion, and ethnic identity.

Tuesday, 15 March, 2016

Over 80 countries have regional or federal laws governing the privacy and use of personal, health, and health care information.

Friday, 11 March, 2016

Authorized distributors for various industries often contract to sell a companies’ products on an exclusive basis.

Wednesday, 9 March, 2016

Malta, strategically located in the Mediterranean and with ties to mainland Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, is recognized as an international financial services hub.

Friday, 4 March, 2016

Employers often rely upon restrictive covenants, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, and confidentiality clauses in employment contracts (collectively “restrictive covenants”) to protect their confidential business information and hard-earned client information.

Tuesday, 1 March, 2016

Surveys reveal that 37% of United States employees have dated a co-worker, and 24% of these relationships involved a superior.

Friday, 26 February, 2016

Cybersecurity has become banking regulators’ number one priority. Financial institutions have in their possession not only customer funds but important confidential customer information. 

Tuesday, 23 February, 2016

Suppose you win the lottery – a dream come true. How do you receive the money and set up your life so that you do not become a character in a movie about lottery-winners-gone-bad?

Friday, 19 February, 2016

Copyright laws and the vigor of their enforcement vary greatly from country to country.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2016

You have a purchase money security interest in collateral. Sometime later, the debtor transfers the collateral to another party. 

Friday, 12 February, 2016

Earlier we told you about the October 2015 ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) abrogating the Safe Harbor framework for the transmission of personal data from the EU to the United States and other countries implementing the Safe Harbor framework.

Tuesday, 9 February, 2016

Effective 1 July 2016 the Australian Federal Treasury will make the Australian Business Number (ABN) the single numerical identifier for companies registered under the Corporations Act 2001.