RCEP – The World’s Largest Trade Agreement
After 8 years and 21 rounds of negotiations, China and 14 other Asia-Pacific countries (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea) have signed one of the world's largest trade agreements, the Regional Comprehensiv...
Sell Online in Russia: 5 Steps to Open a Store on an E-commerce Platform
Generally speaking, if companies want to explore the online market, they have two options (i) selling their products through their own website or (ii) opening a store on an e-commerce platform. In this article, we will concentrate on the major legal aspects of the latter in the Russian market.
Step 1. Choosing an E-commerce pla...
Italy Facing the Second Wave of COVID-19: DL Ristori and DL Ristori-bis
The epidemiological situation in Italy is not getting any better and for this reason, on November 10th, the Minister of Health, Mr. Roberto Speranza, issued an Ordinance to modify the regional areas of risk. The areas have been divided as follows:
- Yellow Zone: Campania, Emilia Romagna, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Marche, Molis...
5 Practical Tips on Doing Business in India
In the past decade, the Indian economy has been one of the fastest growing economies in the world. By 2025, one-fifth of the world's working age population will be Indian and by 2030 there will be over 850 million internet users in India. By 2035, India's five largest cities will have economies of comparable size to middle income cou...
Italy is Facing the Second Wave of Covid-19: The DPCM 06/11/20
On November 6th, 2020 the Italian Prime Minister’s new Decree came into force (hereinafter referred to as “DPCM”) and will be effective until December 3rd 2020. The adoption of the decree was considered necessary in order to establish new measures able to cope with the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in Italy.
The new D...
Draft For the Personal Information Protection Law – A New Balance on the Cyber Industry?
China's cyber economy boom is partly due to Internet giants having easy access to and utilizing a tremendous amount of personal data for free: Taobao and similar online shopping platforms’ recommendation system is based on the analysis of personal data; Tiktok's operation on recommendations is completely dependent on personal data;...
Vingroup, An Ambitious Corporation in Vietnam With Outstanding Growth
Referring to the name "Vingroup", many people may be greatly impressed by the strong breakthrough of this national enterprise. Vingroup is the largest private enterprise in Vietnam which is considered a version of a chaebol, a type of multidisciplinary corporation responsible as the flagship of the economy. Vingroup's products are ex...
One Trademark for 5 Countries: Future EAEU Trademarks
On February 3rd, 2020, the Agreement on Trademarks, Service Marks and Appellations of Origin of the Eurasian Economic Union (The Agreement) was signed in Moscow. The Agreement includes all Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia ...
Legal Update: The New Labour Codes of India
Prior to the introduction of the new labour codes in India, the labour law regime in India comprised of more than 40 central and 150 state laws. Therefore, labour laws in India were not only vast but also complex. The complexity of these laws, some of which dated back a century, had a detrimental impact on several bus...
Mediation as an alternative dispute resolution method
When we imagine a contractual or commercial dispute, it is quite natural to think about a lawsuit before the judicial authorities: the great Italian legal culture, together with the journalistic narration of the cases, creates an almost automatic association between litigation and the judge.
However, fortunately, this does not alw...