The new whistleblowing policy in Italy
An employee, in learning or discovering unlawful acts by reason of his employment relationship, would be unlikely to report these violations: indeed, in such a case, a worker might be subject to reprisals or even be fired. This could happen both in the private and the public sector, however, episodes ...
FTA EU-Vietnam: the most important aspects
As it is known, on February 2016 was published the text of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between European Union and Vietnam. Since it is estimated that the FTA shall enter into force in early 2018, after the ratifications will be done, we believe it could be useful to recall and further deepen the ...
Fintech, the new frontier in China
Financial technology industry or “Fintech” in China has been experiencing an unprecedented boom in recent years, becoming the world’s largest Fintech market in the process. The early adoption by Chinese consumers of this new industry has seen China become a world leader in this field in every aspe...
New tax benefits in Italy on hiring young people
With the 2018 Budget Law, a new form of tax relief has been introduced in Italy for entrepreneurs who hire young people with a permanent employment contract.
For the employer，this means a perceptible decrease on labor costs, where the employer hires a new e...
“Familiar Strangers”: WeChat & WhatsApp
What's the must have app in China? More specifically, what's the first app you should get in China? Many would say Google Maps, Google Translation or even weather apps, but ask anyone that lived in China for more than one week, you are most likely to get the answer "WeChat".
WeChat is one instant messaging (“IM”) service devel...
A short insight into Labour Law of India
"Labour" is a subject in the "Concurrent List" under the Constitution of India, where both Central and State governments are competent to enact legislations. The Articles 14, 15, 16, 19(c), 23 and 24 of the Constitution of India deal with the rights related to the workplace. The Ministry of Labour and ...
The “MADE IN” source indication
When you drink Champagne, Pu’er tea and Evian, taste Prosciutto di Parma and Cheddar, do you wonder why these premium quality products are so-named? Actually, all of them have a common feature: the geographical indication. Certain products which are made in specific regions are qualified to carry the ...
Innovative Start-up’s incentives in Italy
Several tax benefits and incentives are provided for innovative start-ups in Italy, in cases when innovative start-up means every capital, co-operative or European company that has its taxation domicile in Italy, fulfills specific requirements and focuses on developing and commercializing innovative h...
Different Forms of Foreign Investments in Vietnam
Since Vietnam has opened its gates to foreign investments with the purpose of attracting capital, it could be useful to understand how to do business in this country.
With this article we would like to introduce you to the wide range of business forms provided by Viet...
November 11th – The risks of online shopping
In recent years in China, November 11th, also known as 11.11 or Chinese Singles Day, has become the world's largest shopping day, dwarfing other major online shopping events, such as Cyber Monday and Black Friday, mostly thanks to e-commerce giants like Alibaba.
Chinese Singles Day started off as a ...