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Augmented Reality in German law | A 360 degree overview

Augmented Reality (AR) applications have an established place in everyday life of many people and industrial processes worldwide. The law is sometimes struggling to keep up, however: Despite the increasing...

Written on: 15 Mar 2018


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Staying ahead of disputes in Europe

US businesses operating in Europe will have no shortage of legal, political and commercial issues on their plate right now, from the implementation of the GDPR and a host of...

Written on: 8 Mar 2018


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Hong Kong Regulators take action against cryptocurrency exchanges

On 9 February 2017, just before the Chinese New Year holidays, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) released a statement which, amongst other things, disclosed that the territory’s...

Written on: 5 Mar 2018


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German Withholding Tax in the Context of Software Licensing

On 27 October 2017, the German Ministry of Finance released a new circular aimed at resolving the on-going debate on the application of withholding tax in the context of software...

Written on: 21 Feb 2018


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Considering an overseas acquisition?

Expanding overseas can take multiple forms, but an increasingly popular approach is to acquire an existing business and “fast-track” market entry.  Clearly there are many issues to consider which add...

Written on: 8 Feb 2018


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Venture capital and private equity in the USA | Outbound investments

When considering the state of the global VC market, we often use the US as a benchmark (or perhaps the most active market) in order to provide an indication of...

Written on: 6 Feb 2018


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Private equity and venture capital in the USA

When considering the state of the global VC market, we often use the US as a benchmark (or perhaps the most active market) in order to provide an indication of...

Written on: 1 Feb 2018


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Contractor or employee? Avoiding the traps when expanding your workforce

If you’re looking to test a new market or grow more gradually without committing to a permanent headcount in a country, there are a number of options to consider. A...

Written on: 7 Nov 2017


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Initial Coin Offerings | the current state of a rapidly changing market

Unless you’re actively involved in blockchain technology or interested in cryptocurrencies, it’s likely you wouldn’t have heard of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) until just the past few months. To...

Written on: 10 Oct 2017


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