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Thursday, 25 February, 2021

What Has Changed? Facts of the last fortnight that moved Criminal Law

The report from the Data Privacy Brasil agency, entitled Retrospectiva Tecnoautoritarismo 2020, was published, in which several measures were pointed out to increase the monitoring and control over the lives of citizens by the Federal government, Congress and Judiciary. MORE.

Regulation of Tax Benefits for Modern Biotechnology

On February 25, 2021, General Resolution No. 4934/2021 was published in the Official Gazette, issued on February 24, 2021 by the Federal Administration of Public Revenues (AFIP), which establishes the formalities that project holders research and / or development of biotechnology or the production of biotechnology goods and / or services MORE.

Wednesday, 24 February, 2021

Guidelines of the Summary to Deliver to Users of Financial Services

On 2/23/21, the BCRA issued Communication “B” 12135 that establishes the guidelines that must be met by the summary of the contract that financial entities, exchange operators, trustees of trusts creditor of credits assigned by financial entities MORE.

Monday, 22 February, 2021

Virginia Poised to Become the Next Big Player in U.S. Privacy Regulation

Last week, Virginia’s Senate and House of Delegates sent identical versions of a new privacy bill to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s desk. MORE.

Monday, 22 February, 2021

Fighting an outbreak of dishonesty

Coronavirus fraud is spreading almost as fast as the virus itself. MORE.

Friday, 19 February, 2021

Tattoo services may be exempt from VAT

Security for VAT exemption on tattoo services can be obtained without the opinion of an expert MORE.

Friday, 19 February, 2021

Outcome of Bacchus Marsh / Djerriwarrh Health Service Inquiry

The review of maternity deaths at the Bacchus Marsh / Djerrwarrh Health Service identifies many failings in management and clinical governance. MORE.

Thursday, 18 February, 2021

More NLRB Changes Coming: Biden Appoints New Pro-Labor General Counsel

If even a day can make a significant difference, a month can make much more. MORE.

Thursday, 18 February, 2021

Contractors vs. Designers—Claims Alive in North Carolina

North Carolina Courts have held for decades that general contractors can assert negligence claims directly against design professionals in the absence of a contractual relationship between the contractor and the design professional. MORE.

Wednesday, 17 February, 2021

Golden Visa Amendments

Decree-Law no. 14/2021, of 12 February, amends the legal framework for the entry, stay, departure and expulsion of foreigners from national territory, with a review of the applicable regime to Residence Permits for Investment (ARI), also known as Golden Visa. MORE.

Wednesday, 17 February, 2021

Time is running out before 6 April 2021

There are now less than 48 days until 6 April 2021. From that date, all medium and large companies in the private sector will become responsible for assessing whether or not individuals working for them through personal service companies are properly inside or outside IR35 (the off payroll working rules). MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

California Dramatically Expands Leave Rights under the Family Rights Act

The California Family Rights Act (CFRA) provides most employees in California with the right to take up to 12 weeks of leave from work to care for themselves or their family members with a serious health condition or to bond with a new child. MORE.