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A parliamentary report on the temporary foreign worker program has made 21 recommendations on how it should be adapted to further meet the needs of Canadian employers. We assess what Ottawa intends to achieve and why.
Canada's mandatory new pre-screening system for visa-exempt visitors has been further extended until November 9, 2016. Immigration authorities have agreed to this new extended deadline to give travelers and airlines more time to prepare.
September 21st, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting 1288 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 483.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
On September 3, 2016, the Twelfth National People's Congress Standing Committee passed amendments to the current four main foreign-investment laws in China: Law of the People's Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Equity Joint Venture Enterprises; Law of the People's Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Cooperative Joint Venture Enterprises; Law of the People's Republic of China on Wholly-Foreign Owned Enterprises; and Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Investments of Tai
Mayer Brown JSM
The Honourable Mr Justice Harris, the incumbent Companies Judge, has continued the recent development of cross-border assistance in insolvency matters.
J. Sagar Associates
In his second Independence Day speech Prime Minister Narendra Modi put his emphasis squarely on entrepreneurship and job creation through startups.
On September 6, 2016, the ESIC raised the monthly wage threshold to INR 21,000, from the current INR 15,000 for coverage under its health insurance scheme.
India has decided to welcome foreign nationals who are willing to make significant investments in India by granting long term, hassle free residence rights in India.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Capital inflows from foreign portfolio investment have been pivotal for India's economic growth.
HSA Advocates
In public-private partnership projects in India, financial closure indicates the commencement of the concession period.
HSA Advocates
The first and most significant feature of the Code is resolution of corporate insolvency within a 180 days' period, which is further extendable by 90 days.
Kochhar & Co.
Where there is uncertainty regarding suitability of a candidate for a particular job, it is usual to offer employment to such candidate on a probation basis.
Kochhar & Co.
Collective bargaining is a legally recognized and sanctioned tool with the employees to negotiate better working environment for themselves.
Kochhar & Co.
The relationship of an employer and employee is inherently unequal and the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (the "Act") was enacted keeping this aspect in mind.
Khaitan & Co
•The Ministry of Finance had earlier notified a levy of safeguard duty on import of certain products under Chapter 72 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (CTA), vide Notification No 1/2016 dated 29 March 2016.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The last decade has seen a concerted effort by the Indian legislature, the executive and the judiciary to promote alternative dispute resolution in India.
India Juris
On 4th April, 2016, the DRAT at New Delhi ruled that banks are not immune from scrutiny, especially if they act against public interest by offering rebates to a defaulter by entering into a one-time settlement.
India Juris
The Government of India is mulling to allow fFDI in online retailing of food products. Discussions regarding expansion of definition of food to include grocery also took place at a recent meeting of senior Government officials and industry officials.
India Juris
SEBI on 29th March 2016 has notified, its decision to enhance the limit for investment by FPIs in Government Securities, for the next half year, RBI had previously announced a MTF for FPI limits in Government securities in consultation with the Government of India.
India Juris
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme allowing foreigners to settle in the country if they bring significant investment.
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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.
Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
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.
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").
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.
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.
Chapman Tripp
This High Court ruling provides important guidance on the operation of New Zealand's voluntary administration regime.
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.
S.C. Vasudeva & Co.
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.
The proposed changes to the Maternity Benefit Act does a lot to bring India on par with international standards. However, some of the changes proposed could significantly increase costs for employers.
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