As the COVID-19 pandemic spread throughout the USA, many employers responded to this unprecedented and uncertain situation by furloughing and laying off some or all of their workforce. These actions already have spurred labor and employment lawsuits. And more are likely on the horizon, including as employees start returning to work.
Leveraging on its expertise in the management of customs issues, Lighthouse LHLF – Law Firm has organized in recent months a series of conferences on customs control and litigation. In this respect, while a certain number of issues are of primary interest to business operator, there is one that cannot be overlooked: the customs risk from a criminal law perspective.
Posting of employees to Poland as part of the provision of services – experiences from inspections carried out by the National Labor Inspectorate
One of the powers of the National Labor Inspectorate (Państwowa Inspekcja Pracy) is to control foreign employers posting employees to Poland as part of the provision of services. Results of the inspection show that in many cases foreign employers do not know at all about the special obligations imposed on them by Polish law.
Completion accounts have traditionally been favoured as the mechanism under which a buyer and seller adjust the purchase price for a UK target company.
The International Chamber of Commerce has issued INCOTERMS® 2020 (short for International Commercial Terms) to be effective January 1, 2020. INCOTERMS 2020 provides an updated template and standardized set of definitions for the terms most commonly used in international commercial transactions (and some that are less common but are used for specific purposes).
This Report provides an overview on top trade policy priorities and challenges in several WLG member jurisdictions, outlining the overall approach country-by-country on international trade and specifying concrete policy measures applied such as new tariffs, sanctions and FDI control.