Modern slavery encompasses slavery, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking.
Market Watch 50: Further Observations from FCA STR Supervisory Visits and a Reminder to Firms of Their Obligations Under SUP 17
Last summer the FCA published Market Watch 48 in which it set out certain observations from its suspicious transaction reporting (STR) supervisory visits that took place in 2013 and 2014.
Although the volume of data that flows between the EU and the U.S. ensures that EU privacy law occupies most of the spotlight on the world stage, other countries have their own privacy laws worth noting as well.
Back in the day, the concept of vicarious liability (that is the situation in which one party is held liable for the acts or omissions of another) was largely confined to the employer/employee relationship.
In September 2014 we reported on the practice of “tax inversions”, cross-border transactions in which the resulting entity may be headquartered in another country for tax purposes.
Proposed Commitments in European Commission’s UK Pay-TV Investigation Focus On Allowing “passive Sales” of Broadcasting Content Outside Territory
On 22 April 2016, the European Commission published for comment the first set of commitments offered in the UK Pay-TV investigations.
Following in the footsteps of our recent post Forming a China WFOE: Ten Things To Consider, I present to you: China Employment Contracts: Ten Things to Consider.
The City of Vancouver has started to take steps to address the use of short-term rental services such as Airbnb, Homeaway and VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner). Vancouver City Council recently approved a motion to ask City staff to come up with ways to regulate the use of these increasingly popular services.
Recent News and Comments Show U.S. and U.K. Authorities’ Efforts to Get the Information Behind the Panama Papers Scandal
The Panama Papers have captured the public’s and the legal community’s attention, with blockbuster disclosures of the offshore dealings of various prominent persons.