New tax benefits in Italy on hiring young people Nov29

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...

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“Familiar Strangers”: WeChat & WhatsApp Nov24

“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...

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A short insight into Labour Law of India Nov24

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 ...

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The “MADE IN” source indication Nov24

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 ...

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Innovative Start-up’s incentives in Italy Nov16

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...

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Different Forms of Foreign Investments in Vietnam Nov13

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...

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November 11th – The risks of online shopping Nov08

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 ...

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Can WeChat Record be used as Legal Evidence? Nov04

Can WeChat Record be used as Legal Evidence?

WeChat has become the social infrastructure people have grown accustomed to conduct all kinds of communications on, including daily conversation and business negotiation. As a traditional Chinese saying goes “where there is people, there is dispute”, while using WeChat, disputes are bound to follow....

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McDonald’s change of name Nov01

McDonald’s change of name

One of the hottest topic of the moment is certainly the McDonald’s corporate name change. After CITIC and Carlyle recently purchased the business of McDonald’s in China and Hong Kong, so the original operating company doesn’t belong to the wholly owned subsidiar...

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The new procedure of “Corporate crisis alert and assisted conciliation” in Italy Oct27

The new procedure of “Corporate crisis alert and assisted conciliation” in Italy

The Italian Senate finally approved, on 11.10.2017, an Enabling Act on the reform of the rules governing corporate insolvency and crisis, which will be implemented by the Government during the following months. Among the introduced innovations, the brand-new procedure of “corporate crisis alert and as...

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