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Mitfahrgelegenheitsapp UberPop kann in EU-Ländern verboten werden

Verbot von UberPop in Europäischen Ländern ist rechtmäßig gemäß einem Urteil des Europäischen Gerichtshof. UberPop ist eine App für Smartphones, die Mitfahrgelegenheiten bei privaten Autofahrern vermittelt. In Deutschland musste der UberPop-Dienst eingestellt werden, und Frankreich startete gegen UberPop ein Strafverfahren, welches die Personenbeförderung durch Privatleute über UberPop in Frankreich verboten hatte. In der nächsten Instanz entschied

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David Copperfield Reveals Magic Trick In Court

  Magicians are known for never revealing the secret behind their magic tricks. In April 2018, however, the world’s highest-paid magician, David Copperfield, had to reveal his “Lucky #13” trick in a Nevada court, where he and the Las Vegas MGM resort were sued for negligence by

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Trends in Empolyment Law

Employment law has a constantly changing legal landscape that demands attention particularly within the next couple years. External forces, such as political agendas, congressional sessions, and cultural movements, maintain heavy influence on how the law changes or stays the same. In response to the last two (2)

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Strategy Series #2: Is A Commodity Mindset Killing Your Business?

BridgehouseLaw is pleased to sponsor the Strategy Matters Series and the March seminar provided actionable advice how to differentiate your business from the competition, and how to avoid a Commodity Mindset.   Business growth expert Sheree DeMao presented several case studies exemplifying the best practices: (1) Repackaging

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What is the Golden Visa?

Like many other European countries, Italy has joined in on the “Golden Visa” conversation. Similar to the investor visa available in the United States, Italy is providing a prime opportunity to invest in its economy and society. Italy is situated as the third largest economy in the Eurozone and eighth largest

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Does a revocation upon divorce statute violate the US constitution’s contractual clause?

In 1997 the plaintiff, Mr. Sveen, acquired a life insurance and married his wife later that year. Only a year later he named her the beneficiary of the insurance, as well as his two adult children as the contingent beneficiaries. In 2002 Minnesota changed its probate code

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Google and the “Right to be Forgotten”

The “Right to be Forgotten” (RTBF) is a landmark European ruling that establishes a right to privacy that governs and regulates how one can delist their personal information from online search results. Individuals can request that search engines, such as Google, delist URLS from across the Internet

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Germans vs. Americans: Battle of the Euphemisms

Germany and America have experienced great economic prosperity that has led to inevitable business encounters of all kinds. When both sides meet, there is great chance for miscommunication beyond a potential language barrier.Germans are known for saying what they mean and meaning what they say, which can lead Americans to

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New Tax Limitation on State and Local Deductions for Individuals

The start of 2018 brings plenty of new changes to the U.S. tax code for individuals and businesses.  One such change involves new limitations on state and local tax deductions for individuals. Beginning in 2018, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“FCJA”) now generally limits an individual’s ability to claim federal itemized

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NAFTA agreement soon to be renewed?

The North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States of America, Canada and Mexico is active since January 1994. Even though it has proven to be very helpful for the economy in the region, treaties do get old. In contrast to modern treaties, it lacks rules catered

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