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Ottawa announced this week it will create a one-stop agency to attract much needed foreign investment. For good measure, it should also consider improving its failed immigration policies to attract high net worth investors.
Immigrants have an undeniable long-term benefit for advanced economies and make a contribution over time that results in boosting the GDP of the country they move to.
Join us in our latest Face Book live stream series as Managing Partner Colin Singer discusses the latest developments in the Canadian immigration industry.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada new guidelines addresses applicants who were denied work permits over distance learning courses, previously deemed ineligible.
Canada's film industry to benefit significantly from recent changes made to how points are awarded under the Express Entry System, and the planned new Global Skills Visa.
Ernst & Young
This is the year of landmark reforms: GST and the Bankruptcy Code (Code). While the Code is hailed as one of the best, the devil lies in the detail.
Vaish Associates Advocates
Paragraph 72(6) of Employees' Provident Funds Scheme, 1952 sets out scenarios when a members' money with Employees' Provident Fund Organisation is transferred to an account called "Inoperative Account".
Vaish Associates Advocates
Under Chapter XII of the (Indian) Income Tax Act-1961, a person cannot be prosecuted for an offence Under Sections 275A, 275B, 276, 276A, 276B, 276BB, 276C, 276CC, 276D, 277...
A visa denial can leave an applicant confused and frustrated, particularly if the visa application presented is complete and persuasive, all interview questions are appropriately answered.
Khaitan & Co
In a huge relief to the Birla Group, the Mumbai Bench of the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal (Tribunal) has recently set aside a capital gains addition of over INR 5,200 crores . . .
Singh & Associates
In order to obtain a patent, an applicant must fully and particularly describe the invention therein claimed in a complete specification.
Singh & Associates
The concept of "Unity of invention" or "one patent for one invention" found its place in the Indian patent statutes way back in 1911.
Juris Corp
Securities Exchange Board of India in its Board Meeting on 23rd November 2016 has approved the following amendments to the SEBI Regulations, 2012 with respect to ‘Angel Funds'.
Singh & Associates
As per the mandate of Section 21 of the Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993 that an appeal filed by the person from whom the amount is due shall not be entertained...
Singh & Associates
Copyright, a legal doctrine with a long tradition, involves legal protection for works that have been published, for which there is clear authorship, and the economic value of which does not recede...
D H Law Associates
The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 as amended in 2015 does not, in specific terms exclude any category of disputes.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A question is often asked, can action for Criminal Contempt of Court and Criminal Defamation, be initiated simultaneously.
Jones Day
On October 5, after review of public comments, the Personal Information Protection Commission released the Enforcement Regulation of Personal Information Protection Act.
Jones Day
On October 5, after a review of public comments, the Cabinet released (source document in Japanese) the Enforcement Cabinet Order of the Personal Information Protection Act.
Labuan IBFC Inc
In the final of a two-part series (October and December), captive insurance stalwart, Callum Beaton talks about the trends of the captive industry and what it entails.
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Khaitan & Co
The Principal Act provides for the mandatory annual payment of bonus to eligible employees of establishments which employ 20 or more persons.
On 31 December 2015 the President gave his assent to certain amendments to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965. The amendments have increased the wage threshold for determining applicability of the Act from INR 10,000 to INR 21,000 per month.
Singhania & Partners LLP, Solicitors and Advocates
In the gamut of a sound and systematized International Arbitration, an emergency relief is often described as an "Achille's Heel".
Singh & Associates
Vide Finance Bill 2016, the Government has introduced presumptive taxation scheme for the persons earning professional income.
HHG Legal Group
This area of the law can leave director-guarantors personally exposed in many ways that are often unanticipated.
Labuan IBFC Inc
The goal is to increase total taxes paid by global businesses, regardless of their location, legal structure, or industry.
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").
MahWengKwai & Associates
RPGT is a tax chargeable on the profit gained from the disposal of a property and is payable to the Inland Revenue Board. As such, RPGT is only applicable to a seller.
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.
Holman Webb
On the facts presented in the film, there are a number of franchising lessons to be aware of and mistakes to avoid.
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