The bulletin is a wrap-up of media releases, reports, cases and legislation of interest to Queensland government lawyers.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
NSTRP director has launched an online petition calling on the PM to prioritise a Royal Commission into child removals.
Council documentation must show insufficient unallocated funds available to be able to take necessary safety precautions.
This bulletin is a wrap-up of media releases, reports, cases, and laws of interest to Queensland government lawyers.
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Discussion & link to Communique from Planning Ministers which aims for planning systems to continue to function in COVID-19.
Councils are now required to respond to rapidly changing rules & to adapt their resources accordingly. Link to video & articles.
The newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to local government in Australia.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Minister will have the power to issue those extensions until September 30, 2020, and can also extend periods retroactively from March 13, 2020.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has remained active despite challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The US DPA gives the president of the United States the authority to direct private industry to prioritize federal government needs during emergencies relating to national security.
Littler - Canada
The federal government first announced its Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program on May 11, 2020.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
he Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC) recently provided guidance on how the regulator will interpret the amendment to file suspicious transaction reports (STRs)...
Quebec has begun the gradual recovery of its economic activities in recent weeks.
Miller Thomson LLP
The federal government announced a $252-million aid package for Canada's agriculture and food industries on May 5, 2020. A number of areas will receive increased funding.
Commerce & Finance Law Offices
On 1 January 2020, with the effectiveness of the Foreign Investment Law, the Foreign Investment Law Implementation Regulations and the associated department rules and judicial interpretation,...
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The Czech Constitutional Court did not repeal the Act on Significant Market Power, as demanded by a group of senators almost four years ago.
On 7 May 2020, the European Commission published an action plan designed to strengthen the EU's framework for preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. This note provides an overview of the main features of the plan.
On 29 April 2020, the European Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders, announced that the European Commission will develop legislation that would require EU companies to carry out human rights and environmental due diligence.
Ropes & Gray LLP
At the end of April, EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders announced that the European Commission will introduce mandatory human rights due diligence legislation in the first quarter of 2021.