Monthly Archives: November 2019

MALTA: Debt Collection in Malta

November, 2019 – Malta – Valletta Legal In this day and age, unpaid credit is becoming more and more frequent.  Therefore, it is of paramount importance that when approached by clients to carry out debt collection, law firms professionally evaluate the situation and analyse the best and most efficient way forward for the client –

ISRAEL: Service Outside the Jurisdiction

Legislative Amendment Enables Filing Claims against Foreign Entities in Israel November, 2019 – Israel – Granot-Speiser   In September 2019, the Ministry of Justicepublished an overall reform of the Civil Procedure Regulations 5744-1984 (“Civil ProcedureRegulations“ and the “Reform”, respectively). The Reform is expected to come into force in September 2020. However, some of the proposed

UAE: New DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules

November, 2019 – UAE – Senat MEA Legal Consultancy Estate planning is an important consideration, regardless of your circumstances, involving precautionary placement in asset protection and delegation of care – all of which should be taken into account long in advance of one having any need to deliberate over such things. A Last Will and

U.S. Department of Labor Issues New Overtime Rule

On September 24, 2019 the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its new final rule for determining whether executive, administrative and professional employees are exempt from overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The rule, which will take effect on January 1, 2020, will increase to $684 per week ($35,564 per year) the

BRAZIL: SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM

November, 2019 – Brazil – Rossetti Advogados On November 12, 2019, the Brazilian Congress enacted Amendment to Constitution No. 103, which instituted the Brazilian social security reform. The social security reform has been under discussion over the last few years, and it is being done at an important time for Brazil, as the country has

AUSTRALIA: IP RIGHTS

November, 2019 – Australia – Silberstein & Associates Expert help is essential when considering registering a design application with IP Australia. Getting your design registered might seem like a simple thing to do: just go on IP Australia’s website and start a new application! It looks quick, easy and a great way to save on