THE NEW LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN GREECE ABOUT CASH REBATES FOR THE PRODUCTION OF AUDIOVISUAL WORKS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of the present article is a brief and general outline of the new legal framework in Greece about the state aid scheme for the production of audiovisual works in Greece based on the incentive of a cash rebate of the 25% of the eligible costs of the production incurred within the Greek territory.

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Non-ADI lenders – you may need to register with APRA

Introduction

The Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 (Act) imposes obligations on registrable corporations to comply with requirements to provide information to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).

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We’re extremely proud that Mark Guinto has been named a USPTO Outstanding Volunteer

CLEVELAND– At the Cleveland Intellectual Property Law Association’s April meeting on April 12, McDonald Hopkins’ intellectual property attorney Mark C. Guinto received the United States Patent and Trademark Office Outstanding Volunteer Award for assisting individuals and businesses in need of IP legal advice.

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Shutts & Bowen Nominates Partners Aliette DelPozo Rodz and Marcela Lozano to LCLD

Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that attorneys Aliette DelPozo Rodz and Marcela Lozano have been selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2018 Class of Fellows and Pathfinders, respectively.

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Can an Employer Be Bound By a Non-Compete Agreement It Did Not Know Would Be Presented To Its Employees?

What if an employee agrees to a non-compete clause but the employer did not realize it would be presented to the employee? It sounds unlikely, but would the employer be bound by those terms? Maybe. These were the circumstances in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan’s recent Eric Grant v Johnson Electric decision.

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HHS OIG Inspector General Announces New Compliance Resource Portal

The Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) kicked off its 22nd Annual Compliance Institute on Monday, April 16, 2018. During the opening remarks, Inspector General Daniel Levinson, of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General Office (OIG), announced the rollout of a new public resource to assist companies in ensuring compliance with Federal health care laws. The Compliance Resource Portal on the OIG’s website features:

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Download the All-New Version of Our Free App: The Wage & Hour Guide for Employers

In 2012, we were proud to introduce our free wage and hour app.  Over the years, thousands of clients and potential clients have downloaded the app on their mobile phones and tablets.

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Guide for sponsoring skilled personnel to Australia – 482 visa

This publication outlines some of the more important considerations to take into account when sponsoring skilled personnel to Australia on a 482 visa, this document also provides strategies for minimising your organisation’s risk and facilitating its compliance with the legal obligations.

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Salary History Is Not a Defense to Equal Pay Claims in The Ninth Circuit

Our colleagues , at Epstein Becker Green, have a post on the Hospitality Employment and Labor blog that will be of interest to many of our readers in the retail industry: “Ninth Circuit’s Decision Holds That Salary History Is Not a Defense to Equal Pay Claims.”

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U.S. DOL Issues Three Opinion Letters After Nine-Year Hiatus Continue Reading…

On April 12, 2018, the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued the first Opinion Letters since the Bush administration, as well as a new Fact Sheet.  The Obama administration formally abandoned Opinion Letters in 2010, but Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta has restored the practice of issuing these guidance documents.  Opinion Letters, as Secretary Acosta states in the DOL’s April 12 press release, are meant to explain “how an agency will apply the law to a particular set of facts,” with the goal of increasing employer compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and other laws.  Not only do Opinion Letters clarify the law, but pursuant to Section 10 of the Portal-to-Portal Act, they provide a complete affirmative defense to all monetary liability if an employer can plead and prove it acted “in good faith in conformity with and in reliance on” an Opinion Letter.  29 U.S.C. § 259; see also 29 C.F.R. Part 790.  For these reasons, employers should study these and all forthcoming Opinion Letters closely.

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