Notícias

30/03/2020

GDPR’s Record Fine in Germany

EU's General Data Protection Regulation has only recently been implemented - but has already established a record fine

Article by our partners from GlobalAdvocaten regarding the GDPR and its implications. (...)

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30/03/2020

There’s no way any major economic player would bet in Hong Kong’s current turbulent scene, right?

Well, Alibaba, China's e-commerce giant, just did.

Hong Kong's been on turmoil due to several months of protests. Yet, Alibaba bets on Hong Kong for its IPO. Find out more. (...)

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30/03/2020

New EU Rules on Working Conditions

Alterations affect work hours, workload and other aspects.

Article by our partners from GlobalAdvocaten on the EU's new Regulations on Working Conditions. (...)

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30/03/2020

Immigration changes in the UK

Find out what's new with the UK's Immigration policies

Article by our partners from GlobalAdvocaten on changes to the UK's Immigration policies. (...)

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30/03/2020

Labor law: Germany passes a new law to prevent illegal employment and social benefit fraud

Our partner at GlobalAdvocaten discusses alterations to German Law

Impressions of our partners at GlobalAdvocaten on the recent alterations to German Labor Law aiming to prevent illegal employment and social benefit fraud. (...)

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22/10/2019

GLOBALADVOCATEN: Taxation in Portugal made easy

GLOBALADVOCATEN: Taxation in Portugal made easy

Why you shouldn’t be scared of Portuguese Tax laws. With a regime focused on investment and attracting new business, as well as incentives for new tax residents, it may be time to consider taking your taxes to Portugal. While no one likes doing their taxes, the questions of ‘how’, ‘where ‘and ‘how much’ you’re going to be taxed is surely at the top of priority lists. Portugal’s Government has also given priority to its tax regime to make it an attractive and cost-effective place for potential investors and incoming workers, as well as companies doing business in or via Portugal. There are, of course, a whole host of different scenarios, conditions and exemptions to be looked at on a case-by-case basis. (...)

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01/08/2019

Promissory Note linked to a Contract

Promissory Note linked to a Contract

The Promissory Note is a type of credit security that naturally has, as some of its main attributes, autonomy and circularity. These two attributes are closely related to the possibilities of collecting the credit contained in the security. In summary, the characteristic of "circularity" consists of the possibility of transferring the credit titles (and the credits incorporated in them), which is regularly done through endorsements. On the other hand, "autonomy", as a rule, guarantees that the title is detached from the legal transaction that gave rise to it and that the relationships originated by these transfers are independent of each other. In other words, it guarantees that the eventual and successive transfers of the credit by the original creditor to third parties, and so on, take place autonomously and detached from previous legal relationships. (...)

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22/07/2019

Annual and Five Year Census of Foreign Capital in Brazil

Annual and Five Year Census of Foreign Capital in Brazil

The Central Bank of Brazil regulates in Circular no. 3.795/2016 the procedure for the declaration of the Annual and Five Year Census of Foreign Capital in Brazil. The data declared serves the BACEN of information on the amount of foreign capital in domestic companies. (...)

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14/05/2019

Globaladvocaten annual meeting in Reading – UK

Globaladvocaten annual meeting in Reading – UK

Mrs. Henrique Rabelo, Marcelo Ulhoa and Renato Ribeiro, partners of law firm RABELO ALVIM, participated at the Globaladvocaten annual meeting in Reading – UK. On the occasion they were elected as Board Members of the association. The Globaladvocaten network continues its growth, now including law firms in China, Hong Kong, Serbia and Denmark. (...)

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02/05/2019

Brexit: a classic example of how not to structure a demerger

Brexit: a classic example of how not to structure a demerger

Comparing Brexit to a corporate demerger highlights failings at both UK and EU level, and the consequences of delivering what the people ‘want’ rather than what they actually ‘need’. (...)

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