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Poland – New Public Procurement Law

On 11 September 2019 the Polish legislature introduced a new bill to the Public Procurement law which shall take effect as of 1 January 2021 and will replace the current Public Procurement Act from 29 January 2004, which has been in force in Poland for over 15 years. Many discussions were carried out in public […]

UAE approves normalization agreement with Israel

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) approved a diplomatic agreement with Israel that was signed in Washington last month, just ahead of the UAE government’s official visit to Israel on Tuesday. The UAE and Bahrain are the first Persian Gulf States to formalize ties with Israel over Iran fears concerning the regime and extremist groups in the country. “Together the […]

Hogan Lovells listed in The Times Best Law Firms 2021

The Times has listed Hogan Lovells among England and Wales’ top law firms in its Best Law Firms guide, for the third consecutive year. The report, published in conjunction with international market research firm Statista, is based on a survey of legal professionals and their views of competitors, across a range of 26 categories. In […]

LabLaw and Deloitte Legal announce a Strategic Alliance

LabLaw and Deloitte Legal announce a strategic alliance aimed at promoting the union between excellence in labour law and multidisciplinarity and innovation in the legal advisory services market. LabLaw Studio Legale Rotondi & Partners and Deloitte Legal have announced a strategic alliance aimed at bringing together LabLaw’s excellence in labor law and the multidisciplinarity and […]

Baker McKenzie Named World’s Best Law Firm Brand

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been named as the best law firm brand for the 10th consecutive year by Acritas’ Global Elite Law Firm Brand Index. The Firm once again ranked top for each of the measures that make up the Index – awareness, favorability, consideration for multi-jurisdictional deals and for multi-jurisdictional litigation. […]

China – Mergers and Acquisitions

One of the most common ways for a business to gain access to the China market is through acquisition of, or merger with a local company. But Chinese laws that govern foreign acquisition are complex and you may need to bring in a third party to accomplish it. And there’s another consideration, the resulting entity […]

Saudi Arabia announces reforms protecting migrant workers

The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development (HRSD) in Saudi Arabia launched today a Labor Reform Initiative (LRI) Wednesday aimed at improving job mobility for migrant workers by lifting “kafala” restrictions that have historically left workers vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. The LRI seeks to regulate employee exit and re-entry visa issuance, allowing workers to move […]

US Election 2020: Americans choose between Trump and Biden

Americans are voting in one of the most divisive presidential polls in decades, Republican Donald Trump against Democrat Joe Biden. Polls have opened in the east of the country after a long and bitter campaign amid the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly 100 million people have already cast their ballots in early voting, putting the country on […]

Baker McKenzie Announces Global Carbon Emissions Reduction Targets

Today Baker McKenzie announces a plan to significantly reduce its global carbon emissions over the next decade.  The reductions are part of the Firm’s wider sustainability strategy and support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The Firm commits: To reduce its emissions from energy consumption* by 92% by 2030 (from a 2019 baseline) To develop a […]