Canada
Miller Thomson LLP
Traditionally, where there is no contract term, policy or past practice providing for temporary layoffs, an employer risks triggering a constructive dismissal if it temporarily lays off an employee.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Le 26 mars 2021, la Cour supérieure rendait la décision Lamoureux c. Organisme canadien de réglementation du commerce des valeurs mobilières (OCRCVM), 2021 QCCS 1093, un jugement d'envergure en...
McLennan Ross LLP
In a prior post, we reported on Bill 48, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2020. As the name suggests, Bill 48 is part of the provincial government's agenda to reduce "red tape"...
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
Bev Standing, a Canadian voice actor, has sued TikTok for allegedly using recordings of her voice without her consent. TikTok is a social media platform that allows users to post short video clips that can be edited with various video and audio effects.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
On 3 May 2021, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published two new Practice Notices aiming to address its unexamined application backlog.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published a practice notice on May 3, 2021 confirming that the CIPO will now begin to accept requests for expedited examination of trademark...
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
he City of Vernon has transferred the copyright to the name for a mythical sea creature, Ogopogo, to a local First Nation.
WeirFoulds LLP
The classic pseudo-philosophical question of: If a tree falls in a forest when no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? reveals a tension around the importance of human experience on the meaning of words.
China
WilmerHale
The Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC) on June 10 enacted the Data Security Law (DSL) which will come into effect on September 1.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On April 29, 2021, the national legislator in China released the second draft of the Personal Information Protection Law ("PIPL") to collect public comments until May 28, 2021.
Cyprus
RSM Cyprus
This publication contains insightful information on the tax system in Cyprus for the tax year 2021.
RSM Cyprus
The old IP regime closed from 30 June 2016, however, it can be still utilised up to 30 June 2021, subject to grandfathering rules applied.
RSM Cyprus
In this respect, the tonnage tax of each vessel can be reduced up to 30% if they have proactively demonstrated measures to reduce their environmental print.
Ireland
Maples Group
Formalities. In order to create an enforceable debt obligation of the obligor to the seller: (a) is it necessary that the sales of goods or services are evidenced by a formal receivables contract...
Lewis Silkin
Artificial Intelligence Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Ireland, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Japan
Mayer Brown
Effective June 14, travelers from California, Oakland, Nebraska and a few countries are no longer subject to the previously discussed stricter quarantine measures...
UK
Wiggin
The Chair of the Committee, Lord Gilbert of Panteg, has written to Oliver Dowden, DCMS Secretary of State, requesting further information on four specific points in the draft Online Safety Bill.
Wiggin
Safety tech providers deliver products and services that enable safer online experiences for citizens.
Russell-Cooke Solicitors
A lawyers' willingness to represent a pariah was once acknowledged as the paradigm of professional honour and integrity...
Bristows
As a regulatory lawyer long-steeped in the world of stem cells and regenerative medicine, I'm bound to latch onto the title of a recent Nature piece with particular interest.
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