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Shepherd and Wedderburn would like to say thank you to our clients for providing valued and insightful feedback to Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide, which has awarded a Band 1 ranking to our private wealth and tax team in Glasgow and Edinburgh. This the first time our team in the central belt has been awarded the guide’s highest ranking ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | July 2022

Within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade, Ohio’s Heartbeat Bill, originally passed in 2019, became effective when the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, lifted its long pending injunction against the Ohio law ...

As communities continue to be shocked at the gas pump, soaring inflation and whispers of ‎‎“recession,” we have noted an increase in layoffs in certain industries — particularly technology, ‎retail and food. Given the economic uncertainty, our regional developers and builders could also ‎feel the adverse impacts. These impacts could, unfortunately, require companies to consider ‎layoffs or reductions in force (RIFs) ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2022

  Malta has, over the past years, attracted a number of the world’s largest superyachts to its shores by offering good marina services and a number of ancillary facilities such as technical assistance and repairs, boat hoists and bunkering services ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

Further in their specialist series Chambers and Partners have launched this year’s guide for professional advisers to wealthy individuals and organisations, providing objective guidance on an international scale. The in-depth analysis covers trends within the private client market and has ranked the leading lawyers and law firms for international private wealth ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

As a part of our conversations with clients webinar-series, we interviewed Matthew Wilson, General Counsel at Fremantle about career development and career management for in-house lawyers (IHLs). When considering roles and moves, Matt applies the following criteria: Pick an industry that’s interesting and will be interesting for 5-10 years Pick what interests you, you need a reason to get out of bed in the morning and feel energised about the day ahead ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2022

  Legal Notice 201 of 2022 has been published on the 13th July 2022 and will come into force on the 2nd August 2022. These regulations were enacted with the aim of transposing the EU Work-Life Balance Directive which was introduced and became part of EU law in August 2019. The main provisions of this legal notice are the following: 1 ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2022

  The Commission’s withdrawal of the Maternity Leave Directive which had not made any legislative progress since 2008, paved the way for an innovative and comprehensive outlook on tackling the lack of female representation in employment. Such approach centres around the Work-Life Balance Initiative which constitutes one of the outcomes of the European Pillar of Social Rights ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

The last few years have brought seismic changes in the workplace including in the adoption of video conferencing for tribunal hearings. Whilst this can make it easier for witnesses to attend no matter where they are based, if that is abroad care is needed. Change in tribunal practice With the worst of the pandemic now behind us, much has been made about hybrid working arrangements and the return (at least in part) to the workplace ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

Kudun and Partners represented two high-net-worth Thai individuals on their acquisition of approximately 61% shares in Nation Broadcasting Corporation Public Company Limited from Nation Group (Thailand) Public Company Limited for a total value of THB 898 million. The acquisition of the shares by the buyer will allow Nation Group (Thailand) PCL. to become debt-free ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2022

On 7 July, experts from leading firms in law, communications and government relations respectively across Russia, ALRUD, EM and KESAREV held a webinar on 'Managing Legal, Communications and GR Risks for International Business in Russia in 2022'. The speakers were: German Zakharov, ALRUD Partner, Evgeny Roshkov, KESAREV Partner, and Denis Denisov, EM Partner ...

DFDL | July 2022

The Myanmar Food and Drug Board of Authority (“FDA“) under the State Administration Council (“SAC”) has issued a notification on labeling standards for pre-packaged foods, called “Labeling Order for Pre-packaged Foods” (“Order“). The Order was followed by two directives detailing the criteria for edibles that do not require a date of production and for a revised classification of edible products (“Directives“) ...

World Services Group | July 2022

In a recent article published in Risk & Insurance, WSG Member Andrea DeField, Partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth, provides insight on cyber captive options for businesses to manage growing cyber threats and exposure, as cyber coverage terms are tightening and policy rates continue to increase. Cyber Captives 101: Is Self-Insuring the Right Risk Mitigation Choice for Your Business? Cyber coverage is tightening ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

It can be tricky for employers to stay up to date with how to complete right to work checks especially given the government’s ever-changing guidance in this area. We outline recent developments and what employers need to know now and for the future. Every employee, regardless of nationality, requires a right to work check ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

Employee networks are voluntary groups of employees that come together based on shared identity or life experience. Properly organised and empowered networks greatly benefit those organisations genuinely looking to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace ...

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan (SyCipLaw) has retained its outstanding ranking in the latest IFLR1000 Capital Markets rankings 2022, the guide to the world’s leading financial and corporate law firms: Capital Markets: Equity, Tier 1 Earlier this year, SyCipLaw also received top-tier rankings in Banking and Finance: Banking, Tier 1Project Finance, Tier 1 The latest Banking and Finance and Capital Markets rankings are accessible via the IFLR website ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

Kudun and Partners represented Platt Finserve Co., Ltd. in the sale of 50% of the total issued shares from Cash Machine Capital Company Limited to Sabuy Technology Public Company Limited (SABUY) for a total value of THB 1.13 billion. The acquisition is part of SABUY’s business expansion into automated teller machines (ATMs) as Platt Finserve Co., Ltd. holds the right to install 10,000 in front of 7-Eleven convenience stores across the country for 10 years ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2022

Background Overseas investors’ participation in the China Inter-bank Bond Market (CIBM) has been steadily increasing in recent years due to the implementation of various opening-up regimes that allow access to the CIBM, such as the CIBM Direct, Bond Connect and QFI regimes, and the inclusion of China bonds in major international indices. At the end of 2021, overseas investors held RMB bonds of RMB 4 trillion, accounting for about 3.5% of the total market size of the CIBM ...

Krogerus | July 2022

This newsletter features a look into ongoing Finnish legal reforms and recent law. The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority's jurisdiction in merger control to be expanded by lowering turnover thresholds The Finnish Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment published in June 2022 a draft government bill on lowering the Finnish merger control turnover thresholds ...

Gianni & Origoni | July 2022

An amendment to Hong Kong’s Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance (“AMLO”) will be introduced to the Legislative Council for first reading on 6 July 20221, as the next step toward establishing a licensing regime for virtual asset service providers (“VASPs”) early next year ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | July 2022

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court held that states and their agencies cannot invoke sovereign immunity as a defense to claims of discrimination brought under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (“USERRA”)[1] in Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety.[2]  With this new ruling, public employers should continue to be mindful of the protections that USERRA provides active-duty and veteran employees ...

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