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Guy Castegnaro

COVID-19: temporary exemption from maximum working hours

Employment & Immigration - Luxembourg
Castegnaro

The Law of 29 October 2020 recently entered into force, introducing a temporary exemption from Article L 211-12 of the Labour Code whereby maximum working hours can be increased to 12 hours per day and 60 hours per week.

Jae-sang Lim

Relying on KIPO to combat infringement

Intellectual Property - South Korea
NAM & NAM

The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) operates a special judicial police (SJP) unit under which officials belonging to the KIPO can take charge of criminal cases relating to the infringement of IP rights.

Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel

Short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks

Healthcare & Life Sciences - European Union
Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The European Union recently published a communication on the European Union's short-term health preparedness for COVID-19 outbreaks, which aims to reinforce the European Union's preparedness and create a coordinated response capacity to counter further outbreaks of COVID-19.

Fabienne Limacher

Tax relief on employee shares in start-ups and other non-listed companies

Corporate Tax - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

Under the current tax framework, the non-uniform cantonal tax practices on the capital gains treatment and valuation of employee shares in start-ups and other non-listed companies lead to different tax consequences for employees depending on their place of residence.

Bernardine Adkins

Global Britain? Rules, Britannia: Britannia screens the investment waves

International Trade - United Kingdom
Gowling WLG

The government recently published the National Security & Investment Bill.

Sascha Dethof

FCO provides further information on development of B2B internet platform

Competition & Antitrust - Germany
Fieldfisher (Germany) LLP

The Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has given further advice on the development of a business-to-business internet platform in a recently published case report on OLF Germany.

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