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Unionsantrag zum Schöffenrecht abgelehnt

Recht/Ausschuss Höhere Altersgrenzen und ein stärkeres Bekenntnis zur freiheitlichen demokratischen Grundordnung will die Unionsfraktion im Schöffenrecht verankern. Im Rechtsausschuss fand der Antrag keine Mehrheit.

Whistleblower sollen besser geschützt werden

Recht/Gesetzentwurf Whistleblower sollen künftig besser vor Repressalien geschützt und Unternehmen zur Einrichtung von Meldestellen verpflichtet werden. Mit dem Gesetzentwurf will die Regierung EU-Vorgaben umsetzen.

Rechtsdienstleistungsaufsicht soll zentralisiert werden

Recht/Gesetzentwurf Die Aufsicht über die nach dem Rechtsdienstleistungsgesetz registrierten Personen soll beim Bundesamt für Justiz zentralisiert werden. Das sieht ein Gesetzentwurf der Bundesregierung vor.

Linklaters becomes the first international law firm to receive Human Rights Award from Thailand’s Ministry of Justice

Linklaters Latest News - Do, 13.10.2022 - 04:40

Linklaters has been awarded the Human Rights Award 2022 (Outstanding Achievements) from the Thai Ministry of Justice. This accreditation recognises the firm as a role model organisation for its best practices to mitigate and prevent the adverse human rights impacts of the firm’s business and supply chain. Linklaters is the first and only international law firm in Thailand to have won this award.

Linklaters is committed to fostering a working environment that both respects and protects human rights. The Thai Ministry of Justice Human Rights Award highlights the human rights work undertaken by the public sector, state enterprises and the private sector, including non-profit organisations, in Thailand, for sustainable growth and long-term competitiveness. The award criteria is based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, as well as the Thailand National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.

Linklaters’ Bangkok National Managing Partner Wanwisar Nakarat, commented:

“We are very proud to have been identified as a role model organisation for our best practices on human rights – it’s a reflection of the views of the people within our firm and our commitment to making a difference in the world we live in.”

Jelita Pandjaitan, Asia Corporate Responsibility Partner commented:

“Huge congratulations to our Bangkok team on this incredible recognition and all the good work and values-driven behaviour that it recognises.”

Linklaters becomes the first international law firm to receive Human Rights Award from Thailand’s Ministry of Justice

Linklaters Publications - Do, 13.10.2022 - 04:40

Linklaters has been awarded the Human Rights Award 2022 (Outstanding Achievements) from the Thai Ministry of Justice. This accreditation recognises the firm as a role model organisation for its best practices to mitigate and prevent the adverse human rights impacts of the firm’s business and supply chain. Linklaters is the first and only international law firm in Thailand to have won this award.

Linklaters is committed to fostering a working environment that both respects and protects human rights. The Thai Ministry of Justice Human Rights Award highlights the human rights work undertaken by the public sector, state enterprises and the private sector, including non-profit organisations, in Thailand, for sustainable growth and long-term competitiveness. The award criteria is based on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, as well as the Thailand National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.

Linklaters’ Bangkok National Managing Partner Wanwisar Nakarat, commented:

“We are very proud to have been identified as a role model organisation for our best practices on human rights – it’s a reflection of the views of the people within our firm and our commitment to making a difference in the world we live in.”

Jelita Pandjaitan, Asia Corporate Responsibility Partner commented:

“Huge congratulations to our Bangkok team on this incredible recognition and all the good work and values-driven behaviour that it recognises.”

Recent updates to Chinese regulations on cross-border data transfers

Dentons Insights - Do, 13.10.2022 - 02:00

China: Cybersecurity and data protection legislation in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has evolved quickly in recent years. Data processing activities in China are mainly regulated by the Cybersecurity Law of the PRC (effective as of 1 June 2017), the Data Security Law of the PRC (effective as of 1 September 2021) and the Personal Information Protection Law of the PRC (PIPL, effective as of 1 November 2021). The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), along with its local administrations, serves as the main regulator for cybersecurity and data protection issues.

BASEAK advised Sabancı Ventures and Türkiye Development Fund in Figopara’s investment round

Dentons News - Do, 13.10.2022 - 02:00

BASEAK represented Sabancı Ventures (a corporate venture capital arm of Sabancı Holding) and Türkiye Development Fund‘s TKYB Sermaye Fonu in Figopara’s USD 11 million investment round led by L2G Ventures over USD 50 million valuation.

Dentons hires leading banking and finance partner into growing Dublin office

Dentons News - Do, 13.10.2022 - 02:00

Dentons, the world's largest law firm, has announced the recruitment of Matthew Cahill in Ireland - the second banking and finance partner to be hired into the firm's rapidly expanding Dublin office in the space of a few weeks.

Canadian government enacts a two-year ban on purchases of residential real estate by non-Canadians

Dentons Insights - Do, 13.10.2022 - 02:00

Canada: Starting January 1, 2023, non-Canadians will be prohibited from purchasing residential real estate in Canada for a period of two years under the newly enacted Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the Act).

The changing regulatory landscape in Québec: How new privacy regulations, French language laws, and softening in the duty to defend are affecting the insurance industry

Dentons Insights - Do, 13.10.2022 - 02:00

Recent legal developments in Québec are fundamentally changing the way insurance business is transacted in the province. Specifically, these developments include changes to Québec’s French language, privacy obligations, and the duty to defend, which affect how insurers, brokerages, and Managing General Agencies (MGAs) will underwrite and conduct business with insureds in Québec.