The EU Copyright Directive-Controversy Surrounding the Proposed Legislation
As with the The General Data ProtectionRegulations (GDPR) which entered into force earlier this year, anothercontroversial piece of EU legislation in regards to the internet is being hotly debated. The EU Copyright Directive or the Proposalfor a Directive of the European Parliament and of ...
PRC Soil Law Published, Three Practical Suggestions
On August 31, 2018, the Law on Soil Pollution Prevention and Control (hereinafter referred as “the Law”) was issued by the National People’s Congress of China and will come into force on January 1, 2019. As the first soil protection law, it has attracted wide attention and controversy ...
“The New Silk Road”: D&P Practical Guides in cooperation with Milano Finanza and ClassEditori
In order to be able to compete in a country evolving as fast as China along with a market and a judicial system which is becoming, day after day, more complex and articulated, it is compulsory for foreign investors to be equipped with the proper tools of information which can help to better understand China’s economical and juridic...
The “medical tourism” in India
Medical tourism is a new form of niche tourism increasingly becoming popular in the current world and India has emerged as a famous destination for providing global standards of health care at affordable costs. This type of tourism includes treatments for rejuvenation and alternative therapies but medic...
General review of Russian foreign direct investment regulation
For many foreign investors the Russian market may resemble a book written in an unknown language. It is clear that you can open and read it and thus learn a lot of new and useful things from it, but without knowledge of the language, which it is written in, it's just an abstract object, as all of its ad...
23 February in Russia –Defender of Fatherland Day
Many people believe that Russia is so fond of holidays, that there are even national holidays created especially for men (February 23) and women (8 March). Indeed, on February 23, men of all professions and ages, including the youngest ones, are being celebrated and congratulated. But what is the backgr...
The ancient tradition of the Spring Festival
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is the first day of Chinese lunar calendar. The tradition of celebrating this Festival is very ancient and rooted in the Neolithic age, more than 4000 years ago. The legend has it that the “Year” was a monster afraid of the color red, as well as t...
The new Equity Crowd-Funding Regulation in Italy
Crowd-funding means, in general, a collaborative process through which people lend their own money with the aim of supporting and financing any kind of entrepreneurial project or initiative. A group of people involved in a crowd-funding project usually meets and cooperates via web portal, which makes...
Vietnam plans to open Special Economic Zones
As Vietnam is currently planning to open Special Economic Zones in the country, we believe that it would be important to describe what they are and, more specifically, what they are for.
A Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is a name used to describe an area where businesses...
“Never interfere between husband and wife” doesn’t count for debts
There is a famous international saying that goes: “Never interfere between husband and wife”.
Actually, when speaking of debts, this is necessary!
On January 17th 2018, the Supreme Court of the People’s Republic of ...