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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.