The US Will Keep Travel Restrictions in Place

July 27, 2021

The U.S. Will Continue to Keep Travel Restrictions in Place Because of growing COVID-19 cases in the United States and throughout the world caused by the delta variant, the United States will not lift travel restrictions just yet. Countries affected by the travel restrictions are: China Iran The European Schengen Area* The United Kingdom** The…

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Banksy Lost a Trademark Battle in the EU

May 21, 2021

Banksy Lost a Trademark Battle in the E.U. After Quotes From His Past Come Back to Haunt Him The famous and mysterious street artist Banksy lost a trademark battle with the greeting card company Full Colour Black. The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) ruled that the trademark of one of Banksy’s paintings is invalid.…

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The E.U. Reopening to Vaccinated Visitors

May 19, 2021

The E.U. Is Reopening to Vaccinated Visitors The E.U. announced today that it is reopening its borders to fully vaccinated visitors or travelers from countries deemed safe by officials. This announcement could go into effect by next week, just in time for summer tourism. Many representatives are excited about this agreement, especially those from countries…

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How Will Businesses be Affected by Brexit?

January 6, 2021

What Brexit means for Businesses in the EU and the UK? December 31, 2020 was the last day of the Brexit transition period. While Brexit was voted on in 2016, they did not leave the EU until January 31, 2020, which began the Brexit transition period. During the transition period, the UK was still subject…

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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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