News

Recent News

Why Americans Are Moving to France

Why Americans Are Moving to France

Published: 28 Nov 2022

WHO WOULDN’T WANT TO LIVE IN FRANCE? Picture a beautiful country, ranging from the glamorous Riviera to Mediterranean beaches and the rugged Breton coast. From picturesque Alpine villages and ski runs to exquisite lakes and some of the most beautiful farmlands, vineyards, and forests in the world.With dazzling cities and history and culture dating back two millennia, paired with arguably the plane...

Read More

New Crypto Regulation in the EU

New Crypto Regulation in the EU

Published: 25 Nov 2022

To implement a pan-European approach to crypto-assets regulation and avoid legislative fragmentation in the EU member states, on October 10, 2022, the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) settled the approved text for the Regulation of Markets in Crypto-assets (hereinafter MiCA). MiCA would apply between 12 and 18 months after the text comes into force. The final v...

Read More

LegalTech: A Change of Era in the Legal Sector

LegalTech: A Change of Era in the Legal Sector

Published: 25 Nov 2022

Author: Adriana Julian i Melero Digital transformation affects all sectors, from agriculture to tourism and education. Among its objectives are the optimization of processes, the improvement of the customer experience and even the promotion of new business models. The legal sector is no exception, which is why in recent years we have seen an important increase in solutions and tech tools aimed at ...

Read More

How to Protect Design and Copyright for Building Information Modeling (BIM)?

How to Protect Design and Copyright for Building Information Modeling (BIM)?

Published: 25 Nov 2022

Over the past decade, the architecture, engineering, construction and Operations (AECO) industry has undergone several developments, particularly in the area of information technology. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is now globally considered a better solution to enormous building problems, which made a huge effect on the building and construction industry. The industry is facing a practical...

Read More

Portuguese Citizenship for Turkish Nationals

Portuguese Citizenship for Turkish Nationals

Published: 24 Nov 2022

In recent years, many Turkish nationals have moved or are considering emigrating to Portugal (Statista). The Portugal Golden Visa (PGV) is the most popular of its type in Europe, and hundreds of people from Turkey have taken advantage of it since it was launched in 2012 (government data; Statista). An alternative to the investment-based Golden Visa is the D7 Visa (based on passive income) or the S...

Read More

Establishing a charity in Hong Kong (Part III)

Establishing a charity in Hong Kong (Part III)

Published: 24 Nov 2022

By Diane Fan: In the first two chapters of this series, the author covered the basic requirements for establishing a charity in Hong Kong, as well as the obligations in corporate governance. This final chapter explores tax exemptions and other practical perspectives in the hope of providing some food for thought to prospective philanthropists with an intention to run a charity. IRO SECTION 88 Unde...

Read More

Buying Canadian Real Estate – Upcoming Changes in Legislation

Buying Canadian Real Estate – Upcoming Changes in Legislation

Published: 24 Nov 2022

Non-residents temporarily prohibited from buying Canadian residential real estate The Parliament of Canada adopted the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act to favor domestic investors and curb inflation in the Canadian real estate market. As a result, non-Canadians will be prohibited from purchasing residential real estate in Canada for two years starting in 202...

Read More

Aspects of a Franchise Agreement – Part Two – Franchisee Obligations

Aspects of a Franchise Agreement – Part Two – Franchisee Obligations

Published: 23 Nov 2022

The franchise agreement sets out the various obligations of a franchisee during the term of the franchise agreement. Such obligations include: Payment of all fees Franchisees must ensure that all royalties, marketing fees and any other fees payable under the franchise agreement are paid in full and on time. Operating the business in accordance with the franchise agreement The franchisee must oper...

Read More

Find a Global Advisory Expert

Awards

Since 2010, the Global Advisory Experts annual awards have been celebrating excellence, innovation and performance across the legal communities from around the world.