Australia
Bartier Perry
FC held recently that copyright law does not provide a mechanism for protecting the reputation of the owner of copyright.
Canada
McCague Borlack LLP
A receiver can sue on a contract yet disclaim the contract's arbitration clause, determined the BCCA in Petrowest Corporation v. Peace River Hydro Partners 2020 BCCA 339.
McLeish Orlando LLP
Municipalities owe a duty of care to individuals to protect them against bodily harm and property damage. Municipalities have to protect people and their property from a variety of hazards...
Miller Thomson LLP
Prompt payment legislation resembling that which exists in the U.S. has been spreading across Canada. Although Ontario is the only province so far to have prompt payment legislation in force...
Robins Appleby LLP
The budget aims to help low-income Canadians, people experiencing homelessness, and vulnerable populations find affordable housing.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
The Owners of Strata Plan KAS3204 v Navigator Development Corporation, 2020 BCSC 1954 is a recent decision that sets out a strong view on joint and several liability and the doctrine of privity within the context of partial settlement agreements.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
A well thought out strategy is critical to successfully negotiate the resolution of a court action.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
On May 26, 2021, the BC Securities Commission (the "Commission") proposed a series of new disclosure requirements in relation to the marketing or promotion of securities.
McMillan LLP
In this article, from McMillan's ESG Initiative, we discuss the different types of sustainable finance, debt and structured products that are gaining traction in the marketplace.
European Union
Eojourian & Georgiou
The European Green Deal was introduced in December 2019 targeting the transformation of the European Union economy whilst facing climate and environmental challenges.
India
S&R Associates
Amazon and Flipkart operate ‘online marketplaces' which facilitate third party sellers in selling their goods to the end-consumers.
Ireland
Grant Thornton
EIOPA's review of the Solvency II framework, the purpose of which was to ensure that the Solvency II regime remains fit for purpose, concluded with the submission to the European Commission and publication of EIOPA's ...
Grant Thornton
Kim discusses the latest in tax. Joanne shares her insights into the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment work practices as well as the implications of Brexit on employee mobility.
Grant Thornton
With the recent announcement by Ulster Bank and KBC that they are to leave Ireland, it focusses the lens on the General Insurers in Ireland and the viability of shareholders return.
Grant Thornton
Revenue confirmed that the new electronic form, known as the Employer's Share Awards (ESA) return will be available during June 2021.
Grant Thornton
This was the first webinar of a four part series aimed at Owner Managed Businesses. The main theme covered in this session was Covid and Brexit, topics included the following:
William Fry
On 27 May 2021, ESMA published guidelines for UCITS and AIF marketing communications under the Regulation for cross-border distribution of funds (the Guidelines).
Jersey
Appleby
In April of this year, the Royal Court of Jersey considered the practicalities around the making of a solvency statement pursuant to the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991, as amended.
Nigeria
Banwo & Ighodalo
In a Public Notice recently issued pursuant to section 2(4) of the Capital Gains Tax Act[1], ("CGTA"), the Federal Inland Revenue Service ("FIRS") directed all persons, who dispose of chargeable assets to...
Keidan Harrison
On Wednesday 15 July 2020, the Supreme Court handed down the much-anticipated decision in Sevilleja -v- Marex Financial, which has been termed by some as "the most important company law decision...
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