By Lars Berg Dueholm and Kasper Bjerre Hendrup Andersen, LOU Advokatfirma
The increasingly intensive European regulation of the data-protection area prompts the question of how the trustee-in-bankruptcy must act, partly with regard to his/her processing of personal data, which the debtor has collected and processed about employees, customers, suppliers before the bankruptcy, and partly with regard to the data processing that the bankruptcy estates inevitably will perform in their own right.
By Clint Pinyan, Brooks Pierce
Today, Senators Brent Jackson (R-Sampson), Norman Sanderson (R-Pamlico) and Todd Johnson (R-Union) introduced S.B. 315 (the “North Carolina Farm Act of 2019”), a bill to create the North Carolina Hemp Commission. The Commission would implement new federal law contained in the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (colloquially, the “2018 Farm Bill”) in order to permit and regulate a broad statewide industry in hemp (a variety of the cannabis plant with low THC concentrations).
By Olivier Binder, Herald
The latest revised version of article 1110 of the Civil Code entered into force on 1 October 2018. It defines a standard form contract as a “contract which contains a set of non-negotiable clauses, determined in advance by one of the parties”.
By Dragan Stijak, Law Firm Sajic
Bosnia & Herzegovina represents a country that is still going through a transition period and on its way encounters many diffculties in trying to reach the standards set by the European Union. This is certainly the case in the field of personal data protection.
By Philippe Bonnefous, Bonnefous & Cie SA
In June 2018, the Swiss legislature adopted two new bills governing the pursuit of certain activities in the financial sector. The FinSA (Financial Services Act) essentially covers the provision of financial services and the distribution of financial instruments. It derives some of its content from European legislation, adapted to fit the Swiss context. The FinIA (Financial Institutions Act) defines the conditions to which the various actors involved in this sector are subject in the performance of their activities.
By Tijana Milacic, SAJIC
In Bosnia & Herzegovina, startup companies are experiencing a business boom, but despite innovative ideas, a market that is quite sceptical to every new phenomenon still plays a significant role in their development.
By Pierre-Yves Rossignol, HERALD
Distributors that do not withdraw from sale products reported as defective may be prosecuted under criminal law and subject to civil proceedings with the manufacturer.
By Annarien Adams, Nolands Advisory Services South Africa
“Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change” a quote by Richard Branson. The technology world is changing at a rapid speed and the size of the organisation will not necessarily determine the success of the organisation but the speed at which it changes.
By Željko Vlačić, SAJIC
By signing the Stabilisation and Association Agreement with the European Union on 16 June 2008, and with all efforts of Bosnia & Herzegovina to fulfil criteria for membership, an obligation has been created to establish an effective legal and regulatory framework for protection of all copyright and related rights holders.
By Nataša Krejić, Law firm Sajić
Bosnia & Herzegovina is a republic, but due to the complexity of its regional units, it does not function as a republic. It is composed of two entities and a district, i.e. the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina (51% of the territory), the Republic of Srpska (49% of the territory) and the Brcko District (which was the subject of disputes and international arbitration and then finally recognised as a district).