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Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

New fine guide for GDPR cases published

The Danish Data Protection Agency, in collaboration with the Attorney General and the National Police, has just issued a fine guide for use in cases concerning violations of the Data Protection Ordinance and the Act. MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

Buyers Beware of Non-Reliance Provisions in M&A Transactions

Most buyers expect to be able to recover damages when a seller commits fraud in connection with an M&A transaction, and many of these buyers believe that they will be able to pursue a fraud claim post-closing against a seller without regard to any limitations imposed by the purchase agreement. MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

Trade negotiations between China and the EU have been concluded

Seven years of trade negotiations between the European Union and the People’s Republic of China ended with a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) on 30 December 2020. MORE.

Resolution CNV 882/2021 – Regime for Real Estate Development

On February 12, 2021, General Resolution No. 882/2021 (the “Resolution”) of the National Securities Commission (“CNV”) was published in the Official Gazette, which regulates certain aspects related to the special regime of products of collective investment for real estate development . MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

The right to disconnect as a new fundamental right?

The European Parliament adopted a legislative initiative in January 2021 that calls the European Commission to propose a law on the “right to disconnect” in order to enable smart working employees to disconnect from work related activities outside their working hours. MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

New regulation on electronic communication

The supervisory activity of the National Media and Infocommuncations Authority (“NMIA”) and the operation of communication service providers will be highly affected by the implemented provisions of the European Electronic Communications Code that prescribes the applicable new European framework of electronic communications. MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

California Employers Must Report Pay Data by March 31, 2021

The New Year brings new reporting obligations for California employers.  Under California Senate Bill 973, employers with 100 or more employees (anywhere in the country) must report pay and hours-worked data by establishment, job category, sex, race, and ethnicity to the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) by March 31, 2021, and annually thereafter.  MORE.

Tuesday, 16 February, 2021

Employer Uniform Policies Back in the Limelight at the NLRB

Many employers have policies that require employees to wear uniforms.  What if an employee of such an employer, however, wants to instead wear a t-shirt expressing support for a labor union? MORE.

Monday, 15 February, 2021

Zuberi v Lexlaw Limited – a fresh beginning for Damages-Based Agreements?

Damages-based agreements (“DBA”) have had a troubled start in life. MORE.

Friday, 12 February, 2021

Hein CNC ApS acquires Hein & Sønner A / S

Rune Tarnø from TVC Advokatfirma's business department has helped Hein CNC ApS with the commercial and legal negotiations in connection with the acquisition of Hein & Sønner A / S in Randers. MORE.

Thursday, 11 February, 2021

The Cladding Crisis – New Government Funding

The Government announced yesterday a further £3.5bn funding for the Building Safety Fund to deal with the remediation of unsafe cladding on high-rise residential buildings. MORE.

Wednesday, 10 February, 2021

There’s still a sting in the tail of “share of freehold”

Most of us are familiar with the sales puff of those agents’ particulars, boasting “a wealth of period features”, “a bright and airy aspect” and “well-appointed accommodation”. All pretty meaningless but well-meant and entirely harmless. MORE.