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The BridgehouseLaw® Queen City Scavenger Hunt

August 10, 2018

The BridgehouseLaw® Queen City Scavenger Hunt Use the following clues to find items and complete as many of the challenges as possible before time is up. All items will be found North of College Street and will not require leaving downtown Charlotte. Tasks can be completed in any order. Photos can be taken on any…

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NEW WAVE of NAZI TRIALS BEGINS THIS SUMMER

June 9, 2018

A new wave of Nazi trials is cropping up in Europe. Trials of SS guards at Stutthof, Auschwitz, Majdanek, and Buchenwald are set to begin as soon as this Summer, followed by trials beginning into 2019. These new trials may include new charges, including attempted murder and accessory to attempted murder. Survivors of the above…

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US Supreme Court Upholds Arbitration Provisions for Employment Contracts

June 7, 2018

On May 21, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that companies may continue to use arbitration clauses in employment contracts which could affect approximately 25 million employment contracts. The case is the latest attempt by the court to determine the extent to which employers are legally allowed to insist that workplace…

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Immigration Update

May 29, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security announced on May 29, 2018 that it plans to end the immigration parole program for international entrepreneurs because “this program is not the appropriate vehicle for attracting and retaining international entrepreneurs and does not adequately protect U.S. investors and U.S. workers employed by or seeking employment with the start-up.” For…

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Transparenz im USA-Geschäft – Notwendiges Übel oder Wettbewerbsvorteil?

May 1, 2018

Die USA und Deutschland sind seit langem gute Geschäfts- und Handelspartner. Trotz oder gerade wegen der neuen Regierung wachsen die bilateralen Handelsbeziehungen und sind – trotz der gegenwärtigen Spannungen im Zollstreit – stärker denn je. Viele deutsche Unternehmen gehen in die USA, um dort Niederlassungen zu etablieren, Produkte zu verkaufen, oder Partnerschaften einzugehen. Warum? Die…

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Mitfahrgelegenheitsapp UberPop kann in EU-Ländern verboten werden

April 26, 2018

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 der Europäische Gerichtshof, dass UberPop in den Verkehrsdienstleistungsbereich falle, und…

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David Copperfield Reveals Magic Trick In Court

April 18, 2018

  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 a British tourist, who claimed he suffered a…

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Trends in Empolyment Law

April 13, 2018

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) years, employment law is expected to shift in…

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

April 6, 2018

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 and Delivering to Underserved Markets, (2) Innovate /…

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What is the Golden Visa?

April 3, 2018

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 in the world, but aims to add more…

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