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We like to share our knowledge. About once a month one of the members of Globaladvocaten writes about the latest news or an interesting subject in a (short) blog. So stay up to date and read what’s going on below.

3005, 2018

We are Globaladvocaten!

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Check out our new website Everybody knows the feeling of ‘Wow, what a small world!'. For example, I have come across an old acquaintance during a holiday abroad more than once. Society is becoming increasingly international and borders are fading more and more. This also applies to the law. You do business with foreign companies or you buy a holiday house in a different country. This way you may have [...]

2203, 2018

Fourth AML directive in Czech Republic & Slovakia reg. beneficial owners

March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The fourth AML Directive, adopted in May 2015, brought with it intricate regulation of the much-discussed current problem of money laundering and terrorist financing in the territory of the European Union. In comparison with the previous three AML directives, this directive created a new framework of measures and obligations in order to improve the prevention of the legalization of proceeds from criminal activity in each Member State. As these new [...]

1602, 2018

Luxury goods no longer available online or prohibition of online sales in EU?

February 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

“So they´ve restricted our online sales”. This could be a paraphrase of the well-known first line of the famous Czech novel ‘The Good Soldier Schweik’ and one that summarises the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in a dispute between the luxury cosmetics manufacturer “Coty Germany GmbH” (Coty) and one of its distributers “Parfümerie Akzente GmbH” (Akzente)[1], regarding the fact that Coty prohibited Akzente, as [...]

1901, 2018

Labour law: Payment transparency act entered into force

January 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

The law for promoting payment structure transparency has been in force in Germany since 6 July 2017. According to the information in the bill, the statistical payment gap between the average gross hourly wages for men and women amounts to 21% in Germany. To combat the causes of this discriminatory treatment, in the German Parliament, the Federal Government has tabled the draft for a law promoting payment structure transparency. According [...]