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Brazil Desk : UK-Brazil Double Taxation Convention

25 January 2023

Brazil and the United Kingdom signed their double taxation treaty on November 30, 2022. This treaty is signed but will not enter into force until it has been ratified by both countries.   by Bertrand de Solère   Brazil has signed agreements against double taxation with many countries, many of them in the 70s. But a new wave of bilateral agreements has been under negotiation with Brazil in recent years. These agreements are supposed to meet the requirements of the OECD, of which Brazil is eager to become a member. These treaties are very important to prevent people with interests[...]

Stéphanie Berland gives a lecture at the LL.M. | MBA “European Film Business and Law”

14 January 2023

Stéphanie Berland, Partner in charge of Steering Legal IP-IT, Data & Media department, had the honor to give on January 14, 2023 another lecture at the LL.M. | MBA “European Film Business and Law” class of Erich Pommer Institut GmbH, in cooperation with Filmuniversität Babelsberg, Konrad Wolf and Universitat Potsdam on “Contracting Fundamentals: Coproduction Agreements”. ...

Dubai Desk: case study

12 January 2023

Is the sudden case dismissal a fair outcome for a claimant’s partial settlement of judicial fees?   Ghenwa Bou Melhem & Mohamed El-Houseny from Steering Legal Dubai, present a case study which established a legal principle. ...

Brazilian Desk : New Legal Basis on Exchange Operations in Brazil

10 January 2023

New Legal Basis on Exchange Operations in Brazil, The Law 14.286 of 30.12.2021 is entering into force on 29.12.2022 by Bertrand de Solère , Partner in Brazil   On 29.12.2021, the Brazilian Federal Government has promulgated the law 14.286, about “exchange market, Brazilian capital abroad, foreign capital in Brazil” called also “New Legal Basis for Exchange Operations” (“Novo Marco Legal do Câmbio”). ...

Liaisons sociales du 9 janvier 2023

09 January 2023

Our Employment Team analyzes the latest position of the French Administration (« Urssaf ») on the adjustment of the value-share bonus (« PPV ») according to seniority. Read the interview of César Solis in French employment law magazine Liaisons Sociales from January 9, 2023. Liaisons Sociales Quotidien 9 janvier 2023  

Steering Legal Dubai: Case Study

06 January 2023

  Mohamed El-Houseny, Guillaume de Rocquigny and Ghenwa Bou Melhem present the limits to party autonomy in arbitration: non-arbitrability of public policy matters, in a case study.  ...

Liaisons Sociales – Quotidien from December 26, 2022

03 January 2023

Our Employment Team is pleased to contribute to the latest issue of Liaisons Sociales Quotidien from December 26, 2022 about the new mechanism of presumption of resignation. This contribution, along with other colleagues and RH professionals, can be read on pages 3-4 of Liaisons Sociales Quotidien from December 26, 2022. liaisons sociales 26 decembre

Brazilian Desk: Brazil’s New Immigration Law (2017)

20 December 2022

New philosophy Brazil has profoundly changed the conditions for granting residence visas with its new immigration law, Law 13445, of May 24, 2017. This law replaces a 1980 law, with a very different philosophy. Until 2017, the principles that guided immigration regulations were those of national security. The philosophy of the 2017 law is that of humanitarian principles. Thus, concretely, since 2017 the regulations facilitate the obtaining of the residence visa in Brazil. In the first place, new grounds for granting visas have been created, such as the visa through the acquisition of real estate; and the Digital Nomad visa.[...]

IP/IT/DATA Newsletter | October-November 2022

20 December 2022

Steering Legal IP / IT / Data Department presents legal news that caught its attention in October and November 2022 in the following areas: Intellectual Property, Technology, Data Protection, Media, Entertainment and Advertising. Enjoy your reading! IP IT Data Newsletter Steering Legal oct-nov 2022 en-GB

The second part of the European digital space reform project is coming to an end: Digital Services Act (DSA) entered into force on November 16, 2022

09 December 2022

The second part of the European digital space reform project is coming to an end: the EU Regulation 2022/2065 or Digital Services Act (DSA) entered into force on November 16, 2022. All the details in the article below. 2022 12 08_Digital Services Act_Steering Legal en-US