The cloud is now the preferred location for many businesses to host their data. The cloud comes with many benefits, such as increased security, reduced infrastructure investments and operational efficiency. Cloud products are also attractive because of their flexibility, scalability and ease of implementation.
After years of delay, Brexit came into effect and the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. Brexit will have wide-ranging implications for business, and highly regulated industries such as the life sciences industry will need to anticipate and mitigate a variety of changes. This article highlights some of the critical changes regarding IP rights and provides some guidance for future planning.
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.
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).