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The main innovations of the newly enacted Italian Code for Distressed Companies and Insolvency

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

On 10 January 2019, the Italian Government enacted the Legislative Decree No. 14 of 2019, also known as “Code for Distressed Companies and Insolvency” (the “Code”). The Code aims to allow early detection of a financial “crisis” and prevent future insolvency. When such prevention fails, the Code also aims to handle insolvency with the goal […]

Will there be a balanced trade war?

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Dr. Sam Natapoff, President of Empire Global Ventures, talked on Bloomberg following U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s testimony on China and the U.S Trade War.  Listen the podcast HERE Compliments of Empire Global Ventures, a member of the EACCNY

Second defeat for the UK Prime Minister as MPs vote against the deal

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

By Mike Archer & Gavin Rice | FTI Consulting Eight weeks since the UK Parliament rejected the Government’s negotiated Brexit deal by a historic margin, they have once again voted down the agreement – although with a significantly reduced majority. The Prime Minister responded by declaring that the Government will agree time to debate and […]

Your Legal Options in the Czech Republic: Seek An Out Of Court Resolution Whenever Possible

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

As is the case in many European countries, you can seek a written agreement between creditor and debtor for acknowledgement of the debt that places the creditor in a better position in the event of a dispute. By obtaining a notarial deed between the debtor and creditor that sets out the terms of repayment, the notarial deed would […]

Brexit and Competition Disputes

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

By Michael Byrne, Kate McKenna Uncertain ability to enforce UK court competition law judgments in Ireland Following Brexit, the UK will no longer enjoy the enforceability of judgments under the Brussels Regulation, under which a judgment of the courts of an EU Member State is recognised in all other Member States without any special procedure. […]

Getting Ready For A Year Of Change – EU 2019

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Our team in Brussels have developed getready4.eu, a new online platform to help colleagues and clients understand why 2019 is a fundamental year of change in Europe and its potential impact for anyone doing business here.  Whether you are familiar with how the EU institutions operate or not, it’s designed to be a useful introduction as […]

Don’t Let These 10 Legal Myths Stop Your Doing Business In The U.S. :Myth #9 – There are no effective ways to control the risks to our business if we come to the US

Monday, March 11th, 2019

By Marc S. Friedman | Director of Professional Relations| Global Commerce Education In the most recent article in this series, I explained how many non-US companies, including Baltic businesses, refrain from doing business in the US because of  Myths #8 – The possibility of many employee lawsuits scares us. I explained that through a use of […]

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency – Winter 2019

Monday, March 11th, 2019

2018 was a year of transformation for the blockchain industry. While the market continued to see technological advancements in smart contracts, platform functionality, scalability and security, regulators took a firmer rein in pursuing those seeking to exploit the uninitiated or those engaged in outright fraud. In this issue of Greenberg Traurig’s Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Newsletter, […]

How European businesses are in Brexit limbo

Monday, March 11th, 2019

By Gregor Schmidt, Regional Leader – Europe | RSM The UK’s imminent departure from the EU brings with it a host of questions: will new trade tariffs hinder supply chains? How far will the UK’s regulatory framework diverge from the EU? Will the UK’s tax regime change significantly? How much will currency volatility impact top […]

The Weekly Vulcan View For March 4th – March 8th 2019 Featuring Analysis Of The Latest EU Developments

Friday, March 8th, 2019

Key Events This Week: Brexit – last ditch efforts before key Westminster votes In order to persuade Labour MPs to support Tuesday’s vote on the draft Withdrawal Agreement, the government is unveiling plans to boost workers’ rights by announcing an additional clause to be inserted into the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill. The new provision would […]