Johnson Winter & Slattery
The blasting at Juukan Gorge, which has received considerable media coverage during the past month, has again brought to the fore what some regard as apparent issues with the Aboriginal...
Regional Head of Americas and Global Capital Markets Service Line Leader, James Maitland talks to GlobalCapital to discuss how the captial markets are reacting to the current period of distress...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Nunavut Court of Appeal ("NUCA") released its decision in R v Irngaut on April 21, 2020.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Many Ontario employers document the terms of the employment relationship in a written employment agreement.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its highly anticipated decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v David Heller (Uber)...
Miller Thomson LLP
Employees may be eligible for the Employment Insurance Emergency Response Benefit if they stop working for reasons related to COVID-19.
MLT Aikins LLP
As Saskatchewan municipalities and cities implement programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as deferring utility payments and payment of property taxes, these measures have...
Bennett Jones LLP
After months of anticipation by the Canadian trading community, and just days before the agreement's entry into force on July 1, implementation details were published for the Canada...
The Great Lakes are a wonderful, powerful, and critical natural heritage resource. Containing 20% of the world's total fresh water, the Great Lakes offer a supply of clean drinking water, ...
The Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. was released on June 17, 2020 and is the latest in a series of recent decisions which have...
The Cayman Islands Government recently passed amendments to the Private Funds Law, 2020 and the Mutual Funds (Amendment) Law, 2020 to provide further clarity on the interpretation...
Ropes & Gray LLP
On July 3, 2020, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress published the second draft amendment to the Patent Law (the "Second Draft Amendment"), soliciting public...
The subject of appearance design patentability and infringement determination has always been an issue in the industry. Different subjects represent different views of judgment, which could lead to...
Obhan & Associates
Time and again the question has come before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India ("Supreme Court") on how to determine whether a person is an employee or not.
Minden Gross LLP
Cannabis for medical purposes has been permitted in Israel since the early 1990s. With the support of its Ministry of Health (and a dedicated budget of just over CAD$3 million/year), ...
Globalisation and technology have moved many finance functions into the world of shared service centres (SSCs) and the various enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation has held that linking the term of an employment contract to a service agreement with a customer is unlawful.
Gorodissky & Partners
Various issues relating to information and data workflows in Russia, such as access to content, liability of information market stakeholders and some enforcement issues, are governed by...
The South African construction industry is one of the sectors which is severely affected not only by a national lockdown but also by other unforeseen situations related...
Adams & Adams
We previously reported (here) on the initial decision by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to uphold legislation in Australia which implemented mandatory plain packaging in relation to...