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Alliance Members Update on Global Employment Law Issues

The International Alliance of Law Firms sponsors several special interest groups (SIGs) comprising attorneys from defined areas of legal practice. These SIGs meet regularly on conference calls and through in-person meetings to discuss the latest legal developments in their respective

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New Rules Effective Under UK Companies Act

From April 6, 2016 United Kingdom-based companies and Limited Liability Partnerships must keep a register identifying “persons of significant control” (PSC) available for inspection. Effective June 20, 2016, such companies must file PSC information with the Companies House by making

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New U.S. Securities Rules Will Reduce Costs For Issuers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently approved new rules facilitating public offerings by emerging growth companies and smaller reporting companies. Among other provisions, these rules allow a category of issuer known as an “emerging growth company” to omit

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EU Trade Mark System Changes: Protect Your IP

On March 23, 2016 a new regulation issued by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (“EU IPO”, formerly the Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market) came into effect. Among the changes mandated by the EU IPO are modifications to

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Crowdfunding: An Aid To The Economy?

Financial return crowdfunding models such as “crowd-investing” and “crowd-lending” have a growing popularity in the current economic environment in Greece in light of the scarcity of financing and the need for economic growth through support of small and medium enterprises

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Easy Access To Federal Interest Rates

Ally Law member firm Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen, based in Sarasota, Florida, U.S., provides a practical and expedient service to the public every month: they furnish the current U.S. federal interest rates. The U.S. Internal Revenue Code prescribes

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Gender Identity And Expression In The Workplace

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. The issue of gender identity has recently garnered much publicity worldwide and

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