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A Bill to protect the personal information of Bermuda residents – the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) – has been passed in the House of Assembly.
On 18 December 2015, the Cayman Islands published a bill for the creation of a new law to permit the formation of a new type of vehicle in the Cayman Islands, a Cayman Islands limited liability company (LLC).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) has finally settled the highly contested question of whether federally regulated non-unionized employees can be dismissed without cause.
Bennett Jones LLP
In 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada brought some clarity to the area. In Van Breda v Village Resorts Ltd, it held that at least one factor must connect the legal situation or subject matter of the litigation to the province.
Clyde & Co
We have received reports that the " IDEEFIXE", a 2015 built bulk carrier flying the Marshall Islands flag, has grounded off Douala.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
At a public hearing, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Treasury Department examined proposed regulations under Section 385 of the Internal Revenue Code.
Carlton Fields
With the adoption of the 2009 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111-148 (affectionately known as "Obamacare"), hundreds of new acronyms came for health care lawyers to study.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Governor Brown recently approved Senate Bill No. 836, which amends the Private Attorneys General Act ("PAGA") in a few minor technical ways, including new filing and notice requirements.
In a move that will make Securities and Exchange Commission administrative proceedings look more like civil litigation in federal court, on July 13, 2016, the SEC announced that it had adopted amendments to its rules of practice.
After the proposed rules are published in the Federal Register, the comment period will be open for 60 days.
On July 13, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to various disclosure provisions in order to eliminate duplicative provisions and modernize the relevant requirements.
On July 13, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted amendments to the rules governing administrative proceedings before it.
On July 11, 2016, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued its semiannual report on risks faced by national banks and federal savings associations, using data through December 31, 2015.
On July 7, 2016, the Federal Reserve Board approved the final extension – to July 21, 2017 – for bank entities to comply with the Volcker Rule...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On July 14, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published an updated proposal to collect pay data through the Employer Information Report (EEO-1).
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Under newly issued guidance, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will begin insuring mortgages on qualifying properties with PACE assessments.
Kaye Scholer LLP
In the last year, we have seen a noticeable uptick of charges involving market manipulation brought by the DOJ, the SEC, and the CFTC.
Grant Thornton LLP
The IRS has issued final regulations for determining whether disregarded entities can be considered the "taxpayer" for the bankruptcy and insolvency exceptions to cancellation of debt income rules.
Grant Thornton LLP
The IRS has issued final regulations under Section 446 (T.D. 9774) that provide a simplified method of accounting for gains and losses on shares in a money market fund (MMF).
Maples and Calder
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The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
Canada's liberal government has introduced substantial changes to the Citizenship Act that would make it easier to become a Canadian citizen.
Alpha Partners
This paper attempts to delineate various aspects of Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act. Section 138 is the principal section dealing with dishonor of cheques.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
The latest amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 ("Principal Act") has come into effect through the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Act, 2015 ("Amendment").
Fox Rothschild LLP
In our continuing series of reports, Charles ("Charlie") Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, shares his most recent analysis of current trends and future projections for the various immigrant preference categories with AILA (the American Immigration Lawyers' Association).
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code passed by the Parliament is a welcome overhaul of the existing framework dealing with insolvency of corporates, individuals, partnerships and other entities.
Vivier and Co
New Zealand's economy has gone from being one of the most regulated in the OECD to one of the least regulated.
Khaitan & Co
After a lot of opposition, deliberation and several amendments, the Rajya Sabha has, on 10 March 2016, approved the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2016...
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The Companies Act, 2013 has defined internal control in two places. One definition is given under Section 134(5) (e). Another definition is given in Section 134(10) by way of inclusion of Standard on Auditing.
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