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Human Resources and Payroll in China 2021-2022–New Publication from Dezan Shira & Associates

Human Resources and Payroll in China 2021-2022–New Publication from Dezan Shira & Associates

Published: 12 Oct 2021

This guide was created in August 2021 with the latest information available at the time. It was written in consultation with Dezan Shira & Associates, a specialist foreign direct investment practice providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence, and financial review services to multinationals investing in emerging Asia. Hu...

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Howard Levitt: Recognising a Person's Pronouns is Not an "Accommodation", But a Basic Employer Obligation

Howard Levitt: Recognising a Person's Pronouns is Not an "Accommodation", But a Basic Employer Obligation

Published: 11 Oct 2021

“What are your preferred pronouns?” It is a question few think to ask their employees. Yet the implications of willfully ignoring an employee’s pronouns or gender identity can be costly. The Buono Osteria restaurant in B.C. discovered that when it was ordered to pay a former employee $30,000 after the Human Rights Tribunal found the employee to be unfairly terminated for asking managers and...

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Howard Levitt: Dismissed for Misconduct Without an Investigation? You Might be Out of Luck

Howard Levitt: Dismissed for Misconduct Without an Investigation? You Might be Out of Luck

Published: 11 Oct 2021

It has become de rigueur among most large employers: If someone is accused of misconduct, they arrange an investigation before terminating. Often, it means bringing in an outside investigator who charges more than it would have cost to simply dismiss that employee without cause. Such “workplace investigators” conduct numerous seminars convincing employers that it is imperative to investigate befor...

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Goldman Scarlato & Penny P.C. Investigating Investment Loss Recovery Options on Behalf of Horizon Private Equity Investors

Goldman Scarlato & Penny P.C. Investigating Investment Loss Recovery Options on Behalf of Horizon Private Equity Investors

Published: 11 Oct 2021

John J. Woods and Horizon Private Equity Investors who wish to know more about recovery options should contact the Goldman Scarlato & Penny law firm. Any individuals with knowledge of the facts surrounding Horizon are also encouraged to step forward. The Goldman Scarlato & Penny (GSP) law firm has a team of investment fraud lawyers investigating potential claims for compensation on behalf ...

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Work-from-Home Investment Advisers May Not Be Properly Supervised and Could Victimise Customers, Investor Right Lawyers Caution

Work-from-Home Investment Advisers May Not Be Properly Supervised and Could Victimise Customers, Investor Right Lawyers Caution

Published: 11 Oct 2021

As COVID-19 has caused employees all over the world to work remotely, investors need to be more aware than ever of the possibility that their advisers might be working without adequate supervision and could be engaging in securities-related misconduct. Specifically, investors should be aware that their brokers might be selling investment products not authorised by their brokerage firm, commonly re...

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New Belgian tech federation Techlancers unites IT freelancers, with Sirius Legal as its legal partner

New Belgian tech federation Techlancers unites IT freelancers, with Sirius Legal as its legal partner

Published: 11 Oct 2021

At Sirius Legal, we have a long tradition of partnerships with professional federations in technology and communication related sectors. We were therefore very honoured and enthusiastic when technology federation Agoria asked us a while ago if we would like to become the exclusive legal partner of their new sector federation for IT consultants Techlancers, which was launched last week. Freelancing...

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Renouncing U.S. Citizenship Costs $500 Million Plus Time Served

Renouncing U.S. Citizenship Costs $500 Million Plus Time Served

Published: 08 Oct 2021

On October 1, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Oleg Tinkov pleaded guilty to filing a materially false individual income tax return for the 2013 tax year. See Press Release, Office of Public Affairs, USDOJ (October 1, 2021) (“Press Release”). Although Tinkov substantially understated his 2013 income on the return, his real crime was attaching a materially false IRS Form 8854, wh...

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Updates from Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners in Poland

Updates from Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners in Poland

Published: 06 Oct 2021

Traple Konarski Podrecki & Partners (TKP) has released the latest issue of their newsletter, discussing key developments and updates, and how they impact the legal community in Poland. Such matters include a proposal to amend the Energy Law and RES Act; as well as specific practice area information, focusing on: Competition & Antitrust, Corporate, Climate, Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, D...

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