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.

Wednesday, 27 November, 2019

Washington’s Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1450, which dramatically curtails non-compete agreements, was signed into law by Governor Inslee on May 8, 2019.

Wednesday, 20 November, 2019

Employers, the long wait is over. You finally have an answer regarding whether the U.S.

Friday, 25 October, 2019

Finnish Working Hours Act to be updated, including new flexible working time and maximum amount of working hours.

Monday, 30 September, 2019

In a recent ruling by the Judge of the Economic Department of the Tel Aviv District Court, Ruth Ronen, a guideline was given in relation to the application of the Business Judgment Rule doctrine to decisions taken by the officers of a company in the context of dividend distribution.

Thursday, 26 September, 2019

These are undoubtedly hard times in which to sell the dream of travel; if the dreaded B word were not enough to dissuade the core market from the sell that Spain trumps Scarborough (seriously has anyone seen the government’s TV ad for the post B landscape – you might want to check your travel documents and insurance arrangements.

Thursday, 12 September, 2019

The Tokyo High Court recently revoked the original administrative disposition of the National Tax Agency (hereinafter, the Tax Agency) regarding the tax treatment by Kokusai Kogyo Kanri Co., Ltd., a Japanese company (formerly Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.; hereinafter, Kokusai Kogyo), of funds received from its U.S.

Wednesday, 21 August, 2019

A hotly debated, and often scrutinized, issue in Pennsylvania child custody law is standing in custody awards to third parties when a biological parent is a litigant.

Friday, 2 August, 2019

The Bitcoin, for the purposes of civil liability derived from crime, is not legal tender.

Monday, 29 July, 2019

On 01 July 2019, Vietnam’s Competition Law No. 23/2018/QH14 (the “New Competition Law” or “new Law”) came into effect, replacing its 14-year-old predecessor and related guiding instruments.

Tuesday, 23 July, 2019

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently fined telecoms company EE Limited £100,000 for sending millions of unsolicited marketing messages to customers.

Tuesday, 16 July, 2019

In early July 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a new rule requiring all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings to be represented by an attorney who is licensed to practice law in the United States.

Tuesday, 9 July, 2019

On June 19, 2019, the Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision in Dawe v.