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In the case of promotional gifts, taxes play an important role since personal contributions can be considered a form of “enrich-ment” for the recipient and thus fall under the tax liability.
On November 10, 2021, the General Court upheld the fine of EUR 2.42 billion that was imposed by the European Commission (EC) on Google in 2017.
At the time, the EC found that Google had abused its dominant position in the market for general online search services in 13 countries of the European Economic Area, by favouring its own price comparison service, specifically a dedicated search service, over competing price comparison services.
The Christmas season – an opportunity used by many companies to distribute promotional gifts – gives rise to the question of legally compliant conduct in connection with giving and receiving gifts. In addition, some tax aspects must also be taken into account.
The Paris Agreement is an international agreement that was signed in 2015 and entered into force in 2016 within the scope of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to prevent the climate crisis. The agreement aims to limit the global average temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, if possible, to keep it below 1.5 degrees. It is thought that limiting the temperature increase in this way will reduce the risks of climate change.
We are pleased to announce that SCWP Schindhelm Services SE, alliance of European business law firms, has opened a new office in Imola. Our 230 lawyers at 30 locations in 14 countries will thus support you with international competence, commitment and valuable local experience in every one of your projects.
In keeping with our good and longstanding cooperation with the University of Warsaw, Schindhelm has given a lecture on the topic of “Energy market liberalization between the EU and China” in the conference “Between China and Europe - Energy for Future Earth” organized and hosted by Warsaw-Beijing-Forum on April 11th, 2021.