Author: Horizons

Horizons partners with top employment services and talent acquisition provider SGET

On August 29 in Shanghai, HORIZONS | CHINA (Horizons) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Shanghai Global Expertise and Talents Co., Ltd (SGET). The agreement calls for SGET to provide Horizons with human resources services worldwide that allow Horizons to help clients fulfil their talent acquisition needs, further extending the firm’s value chain of comprehensive…

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Chinese court in Guangdong allows the use of WeChat and other social media records

In July 2018, the People’s Republic of China Nansha Court of Guangdong Free Trade Zone in Guangdong province issued the Internet Electronic Data Evidence Proof and Certification Procedures. The procedures allow records from social media communication to be submitted to the Nansha Court without notarisation. The procedures fall in accordance with the Civil Procedure Law…

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Regulation Alert: Expansion of the coverage of Preferential Income Tax for Small Low-profit Enterprises

In summary: On 11 July 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) jointly released the Circular on Further Expanding the Coverage of the Preferential Income Tax Policy for Small Low-profit Enterprises [Caishui 2018 No. 77] (Circular No.77). The previous RMB 500,000 upper limit on annual taxable income for…

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La tutela del Know-how e dei segreti commerciali alla luce del Decreto legislativo 63/2018

Il furto e l'appropriazione del know-how specifico di un'impresa concorrente permettono di sfruttare l'altrui conoscenza per implementare la propria. L'impresa che se ne appropria si procura infatti un indebito vantaggio concorrenziale ed evolutivo. La problematica della tutela del know how é sempre stato argomento di notevole interesse e complessitá. Occorre innanzitutto definire brevemente cosa si…

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The protection of know-how and trade secrets in light of Italy’s Legislative Decree 63/2018

The theft and the embezzlement of one enterprise’s “know-how” by another enterprise operating in the same field enables the latter to exploit others’ knowledge in order to implement one’s own. Indeed, the company that gets a hold of it obtains a competitive and evolutionary advantage. However, the issue of the protection of know-how has always…

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