This newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to Australian local government.
HHG Legal Group
A review of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA) is underway and will certainly consider the issue of council powers.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This draft Bill proposes a new regime with a more modern approach to the protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage.
Spurred by the COVID-19 Pandemic and bricks-and-mortar closures, businesses – from SMEs to multinationals, startups to mature businesses
On November 5, 2020, Ontario took another significant step towards centralizing public and broader public sector procurement activities with the new Ontario Regulation 612/20 Centralized Supply Chain Ontario.
One of Canada's strongest and broadest lobbying laws is now in force in Yukon. CEOs, businesses, organizations and individual consultants have until January 13 to come into compliance.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 5, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada gave judgment in Quebec (Attorney General) v. 9147-0732 Québec inc., 2020 SCC 32.
In the weeks ahead, the Senate will be turning its attention to Bill S-216. The Bill, if passed, will enact Canada's first modern slavery disclosure legislation
What challenges and opportunities exist in the public procurement of pharmaceutical products and medical devices by hospitals, health authorities and group procurement organizations?
Cox & Palmer
Regardless of size or sector, unionized or non-unionized, all provincially regulated employers in Newfoundland and Labrador are required to abide by the Human Rights Act, 2010 (the "Act").
The Cayman Islands Government has announced that the Virtual Asset (Service Providers) Law, 2020 (the "VASP Law") will come into force in two phases.
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The parties-in-person will not be allowed to appear in the High Court in person and their presence will be permitted only through video conferencing.
Kochhar & Co.
The Government of India has been very active in putting in place the necessary framework to implement the objectives of the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan'.
Khaitan & Co
As India continues to navigate the unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, government and regulatory authorities keep responding with new measures and regulations.
The Regulati.on, which was adopted by the EU during 2019, creates a system to cooperate and exchange information on investments from non-EU countries that may affect security or public order
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
Recently, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU") ruled on case C-623/17
The National Foreign Direct Investment Screening Office ("NFDI Office") was set up in Malta, in order to implement the provisions of EU Regulation 2019/452.
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
The Financial Services Commission of Mauritius ("FSC") has issued a circular letter on the 06 November 2020 on the "Code on the Prevention of Money Laundering & Terrorist Financing".