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Thursday, 15 October, 2020

Danish Tax Agency renews its focus on unregistered businesses

The Danish Tax Agency has announced that during an inspection visit to an unregistered company in the Vejle area, 2.8 tonnes of hookah tobacco were seized. MORE.

Implementation of a System for Mipyme Electronic Credit Invoices

On 10/15/20, Resolution 103/20 of the Secretariat for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Entrepreneurs of the Ministry of Productive Development (“ Resolution 103 ”) was published in the Official Gazette of the Nation, authorizing the BCRA to implement the “Open Circulation System for Electronic Credit Invoices for MiPyMEs” (the “System ”) as a tool for the over-the-counter circulation, negotiation, transmission and cancellation of Electronic Credit Invoices for MiPyMEs, provided for in Law 27,440. MORE.

Thursday, 15 October, 2020

The French DPA publishes guidelines and recommendation on cookies

On September 17th, 2020, the French Data Protection Authority (also known as the “CNIL”) adopted two documents on cookies, namely guidelines (Deliberation No. 2020-091 of September 17th, 2020 adopting guidelines relating to the application of Article 82 of the Law of January 6th, 1978 as amended to reading and writing operations in a user's terminal (in particular "cookies and other trackers") and repealing Deliberation No. 2019-093 of July 4th, 2019) and a recommendation (Deliberation No. 2020-092 of September 17th, 2020 adopting a recommendation proposing practical methods for compliance in the event that "cookies and other trackers" are used). MORE.

Thursday, 15 October, 2020

Helpful But Prejudicial Trial Evidence May Come at a Cost

Trials are expensive and emotionally draining. No business or individual wants to go through a trial twice when once would suffice. MORE.

Simpler Forgiveness Application for Small PPP Loans

Last Thursday, October 8, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released a simplified application form (Form 3508S) and instructions for Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loans of $50,000 or less. MORE.

Tuesday, 13 October, 2020

DOL Office Clarifies President Trump’s Executive Order on Implicit Bias Training for Federal Contractors

On October 7, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued Frequently Asked Questions clarifying President Trump's recent Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping. MORE.

Monday, 12 October, 2020

The Who and Whose of the Attorney-Client Privilege in Mergers and Acquisitions

In the midst of negotiations of any M&A transactions, the parties give brief, if any, attention to whether their confidential communications with their attorneys may fall into the other party’s hands following closing. MORE.

Cancellation of Financial Debts and Debt Securities with Public Registry Through the Free Exchange Market

The foreign exchange market (“ MLC ”) may be accessed up to 30 calendar days before the expiration date to pay capital and interest on financial debts abroad or debt securities with public registry in the country denominated in foreign currency, when the prepayment is carried out within the framework of a debt refinancing process that complies with the provisions of Com. "A" 7106. MORE.

Friday, 9 October, 2020

The possibility of resuming previous refusals of re-election

It may be relevant to request the resumption of previous refusal of re-election. MORE.

Friday, 9 October, 2020

Who bears the burden of proof in taxing the value of a free car?

A new unpublished decision from the National Tax Court again states that it is the tax authorities who have the burden of proof for the main shareholder's private disposal of a car. MORE.

Friday, 9 October, 2020

Updates of Interest to Ontario Not-for-Profits and Canadian Registered Charities

In the past few weeks, there have been several regulatory developments that impact Ontario not-for-profit corporations (NFPs) and Canadian registered charities. MORE.

Thursday, 8 October, 2020

Political Contribution Limits Applicable to Federal and Ohio Elections

As the November 3, 2020 General Election draws near and political activity is heating up, below is a brief reminder regarding political contribution limits and restrictions applicable to federal and Ohio elections. MORE.