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    03.02.2023
    International

    On your radar | Is­sue 20 | Key em­ploy­ment is­sues to be aware of in­ter­na­tion­ally

    Welcome to the first edition of On your radar for 2023, which highlights expected employment law developments over the year ahead.Changes range from big picture concepts around future ways of working, to the finer details of leave entitlements and statutory protections. Both Belgium and Portugal discuss moves towards a 4-day working week, showing a consistent trend, while demonstrating different domestic approaches to achieving that – interesting to see whether other countries will follow either.Another theme we continue to see coming through is ESG, and there are interesting...
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    27.01.2023
    Poland

    Po­lan­d's UOKiK is­sues PLN 22m fine for chan­ging reg­u­la­tions and in­creas­ing prices of ser­vices provided

    PL
    Poland's UOKiK has imposed a fine of over PLN 22 million on the TV and internet service provider Vectra for unilaterally introducing clauses into agreements with customers, which make it possible to change these agreements and increase subscription fees. Vectra introduced a modification clause into existing agreements, concluded for an indefinite period, which described the circumstances under which the general terms and conditions of the agreement can be changed. Following this, on the basis of this clause, Vectra increased monthly subscriptions by PLN 5, citing a significant increase in the cost...
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    27.01.2023
    Poland

    Po­lan­d's UOKiK veri­fy­ing im­ple­ment­a­tion of the Om­ni­bus Dir­ect­ive

    PL
    Poland's Competition and Consumer Protection office (UOKiK) is now monitoring compliance with the EU's Omnibus Directive. The relevant implementation legislation went into effect in Poland on 1 January 2023. The UOKiK's compliance monitoring activities began less than two weeks after the implementation of the Directive, which introduces a number of new obligations for businesses that sell products or services to consumers, such as obligations to provide transparent information about price reductions, publish fair consumer reviews, and present offers fairly in search results. The UOKiK reports that...
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    18.01.2023
    Switzerland

    In Vitro Dia­gnost­ic Med­ic­al Devices: Tasks and Li­ab­il­it­ies of the Swiss Au­thor­ised Rep­res­ent­at­ive

    DE
    Foreign manufacturers of in vitro diagnostic devices medical devices must designate an authorised representative (CH-REP) to place their products on the Swiss market. To act on the manufacturer's behalf, the representative must perform various tasks and duties, including acting as the contact person for Swiss authorities and being jointly and severally liable with the manufacturer for damages caused by defective products. The following article is an overview of the tasks, duties and liabilities of the Swiss authorised representative of in vitro diagnostic medical devices. A Swiss authorised representative...
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    16.01.2023
    China

    Cor­por­ate So­cial Cred­it Sys­tem in China - Top 20 FAQ

    The following shows a selection of frequently answered questions in conjunction with China’s Corporate Social Credit System (“CSCS”) and reflects the most recent regulatory developments until January 2023.Please click here to read the full article
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    16.01.2023
    China

    Cor­por­ate So­cial Cred­it Sys­tem in China - Top 20 FAQ

    The following shows a selection of frequently answered questions in conjunction with China’s Corporate Social Credit System (“CSCS”) and reflects the most recent regulatory developments until January 2023. Please click here to read the full article.
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