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Germany Now Holds the Position of Presidency of the Council of the EU

July 9, 2020

Germany now holds the presidency of the council of the EU What does this mean for Europe? On July 1st, 2020, Germany took over the position as the presidency of the council of the EU. That statement may confuse some people at first. No, Germany is not the president of Europe, and no, they did…

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Social Distancing

March 24, 2020

We actively practice it. As of right now, everyone at BridgehouseLaw Charlotte is working from home. Each morning, we have a Zoom meeting, where we check on everyone’s health and wellbeing, we discuss the day ahead. Throughout the day, we are in contact with each other to ensure best quality of service to all our…

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Lufthansa: information on flexible rebooking options

March 19, 2020

The Lufthansa Group airlines Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Air Dolomiti would like to assist you during this time of exceptional circumstances by introducing more flexible rebooking options. Our new extensive waiver policies allow for your individual travel plans and make it easy to find the right flight at the right time. You…

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European Travel to U.S. and Recent Travel Ban

March 11, 2020

As many are aware, on March 11, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation banning travel for foreign nationals whom have traveled to many areas in Europe within 14 days of entry or attempted entry into the United States. The relevant areas in European, collectively known as the “Schengen Area”, includes Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic,…

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Court Limits Right to be Forgotten Outside of European Cyberspace

October 7, 2019

On Tuesday September 24th, the European Court of Justice decided a case which substantially limited the famous European privacy law: “the right to be forgotten.” Under the 2014 legal standard, European citizens gained the right to request removal of links to websites, articles, and databases that include personal information considered old, no longer relevant, or…

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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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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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BREXIT – What happened in February?

March 7, 2019

BREXIT – What happened in February? By Andreas Bernstoff February 1-13.: In the beginning of February, Prime Minister Theresa May made a few trips to Brussels to fulfill her assignment from British parliament to renegotiate the terms of their deal with the EU. While in Brussels, she insisted that negotiations be reopened, especially with reference…

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