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Mit mehr Transparenz gegen Gender-Pay-Gap

September 8, 2019

Vor zwei Jahren trat das Gesetz zur Förderung der Transparenz von Entgeltstrukturen, das Entgelttransparenzgesetz (EntgTranspG), in Kraft. Das Gesetz soll die Lohngerechtigkeit nach dem Gebot ‘gleicher Lohn für gleiche oder gleichwertige Arbeit’ zwischen Frauen und Männer fördern, so zumindest nach den Vorstellungen des Gesetzgebers. In der Tat räumt das Gesetz den Arbeitnehmern einen wichtigen Anspruch…

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Brexit: Großbritannien findet keine Ruhe

July 9, 2019

Update :Brexit: Großbritannien findet keine Ruhe   By Andreas Bernstorff Noch immer beschäftigt der Brexit die EU. Allerdings ist inzwischen die Diskussion bei den Briten weniger auf die Inhalte, sondern auf Personalien beschränkt. Dabei rückt das Datum des Brexits am 31. Oktober immer näher. Somit wird im Folgenden ein Überblick über die wesentlichen Ereignisse der…

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IMPACTS OF THE BREXIT ON GERMANY

June 7, 2019

IMPACTS OF THE BREXIT ON GERMANY By Samira Shakirova Law clerk BridgehouseLaw LLP According to research done by Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI), the economic development agency of Germany, Germany has experienced a substantial growth through foreign investment last year. 2062 companies opened up businesses in Germany last year, which is a growth of 8%…

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The Minimum Wage for 2019 in the USA, France and Germany

April 30, 2019

The Minimum Wage for 2019 in the USA, France and Germany

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Wanderregeln in Österreich

April 2, 2019

Wanderregeln in Österreich Alpenliebhaber aufgepasst: Sollten Sie einen Wanderurlaub in Österreich geplant haben, gibt es bald besondere Regeln zu beachten. Momentan erarbeitet das Bundesministerium für Nachhaltigkeit und Tourismus für Wanderer in den österreichischen Alpen einen Verhaltenskodex mit dem Namen „Aktionsplan für sicheres Almen“. In diesem soll das Verhalten in der Nähe von Weidetieren, der Mindestabstand…

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German Competition Authority rules against Facebook: Is it the end of Facebook’s business model?

February 8, 2019

German Competition Authority rules against Facebook: Is it the end of Facebook’s business model? On February 7, 2019, the Bundeskartellamt (German competition authority) decided to impose restrictions on Facebook regarding its processing of user data. The German competition authority criticized Facebook for collecting user data on non-Facebook platforms, like Instagram, WhatsApp and other sites using…

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An International Comparative | Germany vs. U.S.A.: To tip your server or not?

February 4, 2019

An International Comparative | Germany vs. U.S.A.: To tip your server or not? by BridgehouseLaw Staff As nearly everyone tends to eat at a restaurant from time to time, tips are something that concern everybody, whether you are the one to give or to receive a tip. However, there are big differences in both countries…

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Facebook Data Breach Could Mean Up to $1.63 Billion in Fines from the EU

November 5, 2018

Facebook Data Breach Could Mean Up to $1.63 Billion in Fines from the EU by BridgehouseLaw Staff On September 28, 2018, social media giant Facebook disclosed that it had discovered a cyber breach in its security which allowed hackers to access the information of approximately 50 million accounts. Of those 50 million accounts around 10…

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The Last Straw for Single-Use Plastics?

November 1, 2018

The Last Straw for Single-Use Plastics? by BridgehouseLaw Staff European Members of parliament have been debating new rules on single-use plastics in an effort to reduce plastic waste in our oceans. The list of items to be scrapped includes cotton buds, plastic cutlery, straws which make up 70 percent of marine litter. The European Members…

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Let’s Talk About Some of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot Part II

October 26, 2018

Let’s Talk About Some of the Amendments on the November 6th Ballot By Ian Morris Comment below, or reach attorney Morris directly ian.morris@bridgehouse.law, or on Twitter @IMorrisOne. If last week’s amendments enshrining victims’’ rights and a right to hunt and fish were the bait; this week’s amendments are the hook.  Amendments proposing to change the…

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