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A small, family owned and operated custom cabinet business was fined $75,000 plus the Victim Fine Surcharge of $11,250 after pleading guilty to failing to ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, the health and safety of a worker.
The long awaited appeal in Weal v FSC has now been heard and the Judgment of the Court of Appeal handed down (it is available from the Gibraltar Court Service website).
Dentons (UK)
We are proud to present the next edition of our Tax Review which contains a selection of rulings and interpretations that were issued or published in March 2016.
Dentons Worldwide
The CCAA was enacted on 14 April 2016. It gives effect to Singapore's treaty obligations under 2005 Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements thereby allowing Singapore to ratify it.
Dentons Worldwide
Key provisions in the Companies Act (Cap 50) of Singapore (Companies Act) were identified for reform and refinement.
Dentons Worldwide
Decision by the UK Supreme Court given on 2 March 2016 on an employer's vicarious liability in tort for an assault carried out by an employee.
Wedlake Bell
A useful High Court judgement regarding the calculation of Community Infrastructure Levy ("CIL") was recently given in the case of Orbital Shopping Park Swindon Ltd, R (on the application of) v Swindon Borough Council & Anor [2016].
Wedlake Bell
Perplexed by property law? Relax, Solicitor Beatrice Gallivan is here to answer your most pressing questions...
Wedlake Bell
The ever-changing nature of taxation of direct and indirect investment in real estate is well known and well documented.
Wedlake Bell
The Court has held that relief from forfeiture may be granted even where a tenant has deliberately breached a lease.
Wedlake Bell
Long-awaited amendments to permitted development rights to change from office to residential use without planning permission have now been made - the amendments to the Town and Country Planning Order 2015 came into force on 6 April.
Field Fisher
In this article, we look at five essentials PCCs and their staff need to bear in mind as they endeavour to ensure that their constituents have the benefit of an efficient and effective police service.
Wedlake Bell
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 came into force in October 2015 and has wide application in the construction and property industries.
Wedlake Bell
Many of our clients ask whether or not they should include the phrase "Subject to Contract" on emails, letters or other documents. When and why should you do this, and will it ever help?
Dentons (UK)
On 17 March the long-awaited text of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 was finally published and laid before Parliament.
On April 25, 2016, the CFPB entered into consent orders with a debt collection law firm, two of the firm's principal partners, and New Century Financial Services, Inc., a company that purchases and collects consumer debts.
The notion of strategic claim drafting, which experienced patent practitioners understand, is all about writing specific, narrowly defined claims to cover the strategically important "choke points" in a value chain.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
It's been over five years since the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Act and we are still waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to finalize rules on several provisions related to executive compensation.
Jones Day
The U.S. Department of Justice and Pennsylvania Department of the Environment last week filed a civil lawsuit against five coal companies...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Rule is only applicable to arrangements and agreements made on or after July 1, 2016, and to payments made pursuant to arrangements and agreements entered into on or after July 1, 2016.
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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.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As you likely know, April 1st was the first day when cap-subject H-1B petitions could be accepted for Fiscal Year 2017.
Khaitan & Co
The Government of India had received several representations from industry stakeholders for amending various provisions of Companies Act, 2013 to ensure ease of doing business in India.
Fox Rothschild LLP
On April 7, 2016, USCIS announced that it has received enough H-1B petitions to reach the statutory cap of 65,000 visas for fiscal year (FY) 2017.
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.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified on June 5, 2015 that certain provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 shall not apply to private limited companies or shall apply with such exceptions or modifications as directed in the notification.
Fox Rothschild LLP
As anticipated, the number of cap-subject H-1B petitions filed by U.S. employers exceeded the 65,000 general cap and the 20,000 master's degree exemption for fiscal year 2017 (FY2017).
Canada's liberal government has introduced substantial changes to the Citizenship Act that would make it easier to become a Canadian citizen.
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").
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