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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 ...

PLMJ | July 2022

The State Budget Law for 2022, Law 12/2022 of 27 June (“SBL2022”) was published on 27 June 2022 and came into force on the following day. SBL2022 is framed in a context of expectations for the economic recovery of the country in what is hoped will be a post-pandemic period. It has been presented as a budget that promotes economic recovery and reinforces policies favourable to investment. However, the greatest changes that have been proposed relate to the taxation of individuals ...

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

  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 ...

Hanson Bridgett LLP | July 2022

Prior to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA), taxpayers who itemized could annually deduct state and local taxes (SALT) paid on their personal federal tax returns. The TCJA added in IRC Section 164(b)(6), effectively placing a $10,000 cap on taxpayers' federal itemized SALT deductions.1 The cap on SALT deductions applies for tax years ending December 31, 2017 through December 31, 2025 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Carey | July 2022

Through an announcement issued by the Ministry of Finance, Mario Marcel, the government presented the general outlines of its tax reform proposal. This reform would consist of four bills (two of which would be submitted to Congress during July, and the remaining ones during the fourth quarter), which will be relevant to know in order to analyze the details of this announcement. On our web page (https://reformatributaria.carey ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2022

This was introduced on 6 April 2022 and is an essential part of the recruitment process, as this will ensure you have a statutory excuse against a civil penalty and allow you to remain compliant as your duty of sponsors if you currently hold a sponsor licence. The digital right to work check can only be made by Identity Service Providers (IDSPs) for British and Irish Citizens  as physical proof of documents are expected to finish by 2025 ...

On 2 August 2021, the Fiscal Incentives Review Board (FIRB) adopted Resolution No. 19-21, a temporary measure to support the recovery of registered business enterprises (RBE) during the covid-19 pandemic. The resolution allowed all RBEs in the information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) sector to continue implementing work from home (WFH) arrangements until 31 March 2022 without affecting their fiscal incentives ...

    Supreme Court Ruling Sets the Foundation for GST on Secondment of Employees     AUTHOR: Reena Asthana Khair Senior Partner and Head International Trade & Indirect Taxation Kochhar & Co. EMAIL: [email protected]   Japanese Multinational companies often share their talent pool across borders and jurisdictions by secondment of Japanese nationals ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

We are looking for outstanding senior-level corporate and M&A lawyers with over 8 years of experience to join our award-winning practice. Careers Kudun and Partners Founded in 2015, Kudun and Partners is a modern and forward-thinking law firm with a vision for a more client-focused way of practicing ...

Kudun and Partners | July 2022

We are looking for outstanding mid-level corporate and M&A lawyers with over 4 years of experience to join our award-winning practice. Careers Kudun and Partners Founded in 2015, Kudun and Partners is a modern and forward-thinking law firm with a vision for a more client-focused way of practicing ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | June 2022

  In a case decided on the 4th May 2022 (case number 524/14), the Court of Appeal held that a restriction contained in an employment contract which prevented an employee from soliciting or interfering or endeavouring to entice a customer away from the company after termination of employment, for a period of two years, could be enforced by the employer ...

Morgan & Morgan | June 2022

Throughout my career as a banker and as an attorney, as well as through experiences with friends and their families, I have noticed that there is no topic more taboo than talking to someone about their death and how they intend to distribute their accumulated assets during their lifetime. It is incredible that, for many, this topic is so difficult to face with an objective mind to leave their estate affairs in order, no matter how small it may be ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

Employees have the right to access personal data relating to them held by their employer. However, responding to such access requests is not always easy. In a 2-part article, we tackle the 12 questions employers most frequently ask when handling DSARs. 1. How do I verify that the request is genuine? There is no set format for making a data subject access request (DSAR), so a request might be made verbally, in writing, by email or by other electronic means ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

Employees have the right to access personal data relating to them held by their employer. However, responding to such access requests is not always easy. In a 2-part article, we tackle the 12 questions employers most frequently ask when handling DSARs. 7 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

In a recent case the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld a 25% uplift to compensation for an employer’s failure to comply with the ACAS Code of Practice, following a discriminatory dismissal that was purportedly due to redundancy ...

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | June 2022

As of June 21, 2022, importers of goods from China and other countries that contain China origin inputs of components or raw materials are subject to the enforcement provisions of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). As a result, importers should now perform significant due diligence on all tiers of the supply chain of their imports and update their compliance policies and internal controls to address the risks of forced labor in their supply chains ...

Mamo TCV Advocates | June 2022

Dr. Christine Calleja, from Mamo TCV Advocates, attended this year’s European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA) annual conference, held between the 23rd and 25th June. After an absence of three years, the conference hosted around 450 lawyers who specialise mainly in employment law. This year, delegates from the employment lawyers association of each country met before the start of the conference, discussing ideas for future collaboration ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

Another instalment from the UK courts guiding employers on how to comply with S145B of TULRCA when participating in collective bargaining. In the same month as we are contending with the largest rail strikes in 30 years, it is apt that the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in Edinburgh has issued a decision in a theme of cases involving Section 145B of TULRCA and how it can impact pay negotiations ...

Shoosmiths LLP | June 2022

Shoosmiths colleagues Andy Graham and Amy Leech highlight some of the main considerations for employers looking to move their employees onto a four day working week. Shoospeak HR podcast 4 day working weeks - a dream or disaster? Shoosmiths colleagues Andy Graham and Amy Leech debate the four day working week pilot and some key considerations for employers looking to implement this type of working pattern ...

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