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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.

2001, 2023

Brazil: tips for foreign companies with commercial representant

January 20th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Key aspects for the termination of commercial representation contracts for foreign companies. Foreign companies from varied economical branches choose to enter the Brazilian market by contracting a commercial representant in Brazil, as happens in many parts of the world. However, often these companies are unaware of some relevant legal aspects that regulate the commercial representation locally, especially when it comes to the specific rules connected to the contract termination and [...]

212, 2022

Europe: No more online fake reviews

December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Attention! Does your company have an online shop? Or do you like to shop online yourself, reading reviews first? Then you should read this blog. This year, the rules for online shopping have been tightened considerably. For example, fake reviews are now legally prohibited. Paid advertising must also be clearer and the rules for sharing personal data have changed. The aim: to inform consumers more clearly and honestly. Agreements were [...]

1111, 2022

Reform push in Swiss corporate law

November 11th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Swiss corporate law has changed significantly in the past 15 years. After the fundamentally revised law on limited liability companies (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung; GmbH) came into force in 2008, the revision of the law on stock corporations (Aktiengesellschaft; AG) is now coming to an end with the entry into effect of various innovations on January 1, 2023. Swiss accounting law and commercial register law have also been fundamentally renewed [...]

2010, 2022

Germany: Obligation for employers to introduce timekeeping

October 20th, 2022|Categories: Blog|

Facts of the Case In 2018, the applicant works council and the employers, who run a full-time residential facility as a joint enterprise, concluded a company agreement on working hours. At the same time, they negotiated a company agreement on timekeeping, but no agreement was reached. At the request of the works council, the labour court set up an arbitration committee on the subject of “Conclusion of a Works Agreement [...]

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