"The risk of charging VAT", or What you need to know when buying software
What are the licenses? Let's start with a simple one. The publisher of commercial software does not want everyone to use its product for free and is trying in every…

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Counterparty bankruptcy: what transactions can be challenged and how to protect yourself?
When a bankruptcy proceeds, everything: creditors, a debtor, a bankruptcy trustee - are driven by a simple motive - to receive money. This gives rise to the struggle for the…

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“They will be pulled ashore and stunned with a stick”, or How to conclude a contract on your terms
One day, during a training on negotiations, a woman came up to me and asked: “We make cakes. Recently concluded a contract with the network. They stayed at a discount…

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Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy

Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon’s bestseller list on Christmas Day.

According to OC&C estimates, in December 2017, 13% of U.S. households and 10% of British households had voice assistants, and about 6 million homeowners ordered products through these devices in 2017, representing $ 2 billion in retail sales. Continue reading

From hopelessness to "vomiting", or How to assess the level of service impeccability
The sphere of hospitality and leisure, an elite restaurant business and traditional catering is a market that, apparently, has always been, is and will be. At the same time, some…

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Employees-IP: how to avoid problems with the tax
A business cannot exist only at the expense of its creator and ideological inspirer: the involvement of professionals from the outside is inevitable. But paying the employee a "white" salary,…

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For what violations can the head of the company be held criminally liable?
Any type of entrepreneurial activity is associated with certain risks. In particular, many risks are associated with the threat of criminal liability incurred by the head of the company. What…

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Abuse patterns: how employees manipulate their rights - case studies
Natalya Pakhomova, a lawyer for Pervaya Liniya, warns employers of potential abuse by employees of their rights in the field of labor relations in order to obtain benefits As practice…

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