Accelerating the 3D printing journey: quality and IP considerations

The following excerpt is taken from EY report: If 3D printing has changed the industries of tomorrow, how can your organization get ready today? The trends, sector use cases and steps to accelerate your 3D printing journey. With current laws clearly out of sync with the rapidly emerging technology behind 3D printing (3DP), there are … More Accelerating the 3D printing journey: quality and IP considerations

When is privacy not something to keep quiet about? New EU privacy rules are on the way

Technology advancements have fundamentally altered how organizations collect, use and manage data. In light of this, in 2012 the European Commission embarked on a process to both update, simplify and bolster privacy regulations, and allow EU residents to resume control over their personal data. The culmination of these efforts is the General Data Protection Regulation … More When is privacy not something to keep quiet about? New EU privacy rules are on the way

Working by the rules: can gig economy companies thrive under regulation?

The rapid rise of the gig economy is not only relegating the 9-to-5 office worker to a smaller portion of the working population, it’s redefining the very nature of work and creating an ever-evolving regulatory paradigm. According to the World Bank, 40% of US employees will be in non-traditional jobs (part-time, freelance or contractor) in … More Working by the rules: can gig economy companies thrive under regulation?

Countries continue to legislate in response to the OECD’s BEPS

EY’s “Latest on BEPS” covers the most recent legislative responses to the OECD’s BEPS project across the globe: Austria On 1 August 2016, the European Union (EU) Tax Amendment Act 2016, including among other provisions, the new Austrian Transfer Pricing Documentation Law (TPDL) was authenticated by the Federal President and published in the Federal Law … More Countries continue to legislate in response to the OECD’s BEPS

EY bolsters legal services presence in Canada, Chile and Argentina

By EY Americas Vice Chair – Tax, Kate Barton Demands for holistic professional services, including legal services where permissible, are increasing as companies across the globe face a greater number of complex requirements and guidelines. Cross-border business and associated compliance require professional services firms to provide more comprehensive offerings to clients. EY is addressing this … More EY bolsters legal services presence in Canada, Chile and Argentina

Multi-jurisdictional Labor and Employment Law update

Most countries have anti-discrimination laws, and no two jurisdictions apply the same approach. This shows the real complexity in dealing with discrimination in a global world, where different cultures intersect and where the definition of discrimination varies across borders. Even in the European Union – which is subject to a universal Directive on discrimination – each Member State operates under its … More Multi-jurisdictional Labor and Employment Law update