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.

2401, 2019

Labour law: Changes to German labour law in 2019

January 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

In 2019, there will be a number of changes to several areas of German labour law. In addition to changes to the right of termination, to bargaining unit law and to the law on fixed-term contracts, as well as changes to the rules governing temporary part-time work and the Training Opportunities Act, an increase in the minimum wage and the introduction of a new corporate immigration law are expected. Some [...]

1012, 2018

First Ever Cybersecurity Act in Bulgaria

December 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

From being seen as only a potential treat of the future but just a few years ago, cybercrime has now become a reality affecting the entire EU internal market. In response, cybersecurity has become an essential element of the EU Digital Single Market Strategy (‘Strategy’) leading to, among others, the adoption of Directive (EU) 2016/1148 concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across [...]

2711, 2018

Labour law: parttime work in Germany

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

German Bundestag adopts act on the introduction of “bridge part-time” work Bundestag Document 19/3452; Draft of an Act on the Further Development of the Law of Part-Time Work – Introduction of Bridge Part-Time Work Background On 18 October 2018, the German Bundestag adopted an Act on the Further Development of the Law of Part-Time Work, and established a legal entitlement to temporary part-time employment in connection with this. The German [...]

310, 2018

Sustainability: some United States and European comparisons

October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Politics and the popular press rely on slogans and generalizations. One popular international viewpoint is that the United States has moved away from commitments to reduce carbon emissions. This is understandable in light of certain policy statements from the Trump administration, such as pulling out of the Paris accords and rescission of the Clean Power Plan, and other environmental regulations applicable in the United States.