Part 2 of the bulletin includes recent publications, reports, cases and legislation of interest to NSW government lawyers.
The AML/CTF regime addresses threats that money laundering and counter terrorism financing pose to national security.
The Qld government has decided to double the grant to $30,000 for eligible first-time home buyers.
Regulatory compliance has seen developments at a global scale over recent years, with continued focus on tax evasion and anti-money laundering (AML)/anti-terrorist financing (ATF).
Canada's anti-modern slavery legislation comes into force on January 1, 2024. To prepare for the first reporting deadline on May 31, 2024, organizations need to determine if they are required to submit...
The federal government and the Province of Alberta gave businesses looking to decarbonize through carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) a financial boost by announcing incentives for the development of CCUS projects.
Miller Titerle + Company
The Canadian Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has introduced the Indigenous Equity Initiative (IEI), a lending program designed to enable First Nations to become equity owners of infrastructure assets situated on their traditional territories.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Fall Economic Strategy ("FES") unveiled on November 21, 2023 has received a warm welcome from many players involved in Canada's natural resource sector.
On November 1, 2023, the Quebec Superior Court (Court) released R. c. Montour, which considered whether two First Nation-member defendants were criminally liable for importing substantial amounts...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
Not every election is necessarily final after the ballots are counted on election night. Sometimes, the margin of victory is extremely close and a judicial recount is required to determine a victor.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
A Report must be approved by an entity's or government institution's governing body and published in a prominent place on the entity's or government institution's website.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On November 3, 2023, Canada, British Columbia (B.C.) and the First Nations Leadership Council (FNLC) (collectively, the Parties) signed the Tripartite Framework Agreement on Nature Conservation (the Agreement).
Spruson & Ferguson
An international treaty that simplifies the process of authenticating public documents for use in foreign countries.
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
In light of encouraging foreign investment and facilitating foreign investors in the Arab Republic of Egypt, new mechanisms have been updated and put in place in the Egyptian law...
The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action is planning to further tighten the investment screening procedure for assessing foreign direct investments in Germany.
The Sovereign Group
The FATF formally placed Gibraltar on the grey list in June 2022 due to perceived deficiencies in pursuing regulatory sanctions and final confiscation judgments.
Khaitan & Co LLP
In a significant development, a Division Bench of Hon'ble Punjab and Haryana High Court, through its common judgment and order dated 17 November 2023 in a group of nine petitions reported as IMT Industrial Association and Another v State of Haryana and Another, ...
The timeless Sanskrit shloka beseeches that "May the well-being of all people be protected by the powerful and mighty leaders be with law and justice.
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
The Jersey Financial Services Commission ("JFSC") recently announced that its first area of focus for its 2024 thematic examination programme will be politically exposed persons ("PEPs") (the "Examination").