Consultation on New Rules for Intellectual Property Rights

The Ministry of Culture has submitted a White Paper regarding amendments of the Intellectual Property Rights Act on consultation. The proposal will ensure the implementation of the EU Regulation on Portability. The Portability Regulation contains rules that ensure that subscribers of portable online content services can access these services while on temporary residence outside of

Consultation on New Rules for Contract Labour

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has submitted a report by the Whistleblowing Committee regarding whistleblowing at the workplace for consultation. The report contains several measures that are intended to strengthen the protection of whistleblowers in the Norwegian workforce. Some of the most important measures suggested in the report

New Act on Government Employees

The new Act on Government Employees came into force this summer and replaced the Civil Service Act of 1983. In many areas the new act implements a harmonization with the provisions of the Working Environment Act. Some of the most discussed changes in the Government Employees Act apply to the

Consultation on New Rules for Contract Labour

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has submitted a White Paper regarding amendments of the Working Environment Act for consultation. The White Paper proposes an overall regulation to recurrent issues in regards to contract labour. According to The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the purpose of the White

Report on tax in the sharing economy

The Directorate of Taxes has delivered a report to the Ministry of Finance on the sharing economy. The report includes a feasibility study related to the reporting and payment of tax for participants in the sharing economy.The purpose of the study is to look at the fiscal challenges and opportunities