Australia
Stacks Law Firm
The government has a duty of care to consider the impact of climate change on children before making environment-related decisions.
Stacks Law Firm
Under proposed new laws charities can be deregistered if a member commits a minor offence while joining a demonstration.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case where mother and daughter fall out over a property deal.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting case where 2 sisters, both executors, disagreed over funeral arrangements.
Austria
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
The story of our NFT self-experiment does not end with the selling of the token. To the contrary, it is only the start: The buyer – in our case the Museum Francisco Carolinum in Linz – wants to use the artwork for their purposes.
Canada
McMillan LLP
Since its first publication in 2014 by a group of banks, the Green Bond Principles ("GBPs") have gained wide market acceptance as shown by the US$305.3 billion in green bonds issued in 2020...
McMillan LLP
In October 2020, we reported that the Ontario government had proposed amendments to Ontario's Business Corporations Act (the "OBCA")...
McMillan LLP
On April 13, 2021, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (the "Committee") released its report on the production and purchase of electric vehicles in Canada (the "Report").
McMillan LLP
In an effort to reduce pay inequities between men and women working for federally regulated employers, the Government of Canada introduced the Pay Equity Act (the "Act")...
McMillan LLP
In our article of April 19, 2021, we reported that the British Columbia government introduced Bill 3 which, if passed, would amend the British Columbia Employment Standards Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c.113...
McMillan LLP
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a drastic impact on Canadian businesses, and resulted in many Canadian employers resorting to terminations and layoffs to keep their businesses afloat.
McMillan LLP
It is not necessary for the franchisee to lead evidence that the material deficiencies caused an actual impairment of their ability to make an informed investment decision.
McMillan LLP
Now that the Land Owner Transparency Registry (the "LOTR") is searchable by the public, it is important to understand the scope of its use, and its current limitations.
Cyprus
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
One of the main issues that concerns the world, and specifically Europe, is the "British Exit", or otherwise commonly referred to as the "BREXIT", from the European Union. Particularly, on 31/10/2020 ..
European Union
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
Since January 1, 2021, the UK has finally left the EU with the consequence that European law - and thus in principle also the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
On February 10, 2021, the German government published a draft law to implement the EU's Sales of Goods Directive. The new regulations shall apply to sales contracts concluded from January 1, 2022.
Germany
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
The seller of a company is subject to increased pre-contractual duties of disclosure, in particular with regard to information about specific events...
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
The right to information under data protection law pursuant to Art. 15 (3) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ...
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
On March 3, 2021, the German Federal Government agreed on the draft of a so called Supply Chain Act. It is intended that the German Bundestag (Parliament) adopts it before the summer recess.
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
On January 19, 2021, the 10th amendment to the Act Against Restraints of Competition ("GWB"), the "GWB Digitization Act," came into force. The central regulatory subject of the amendment is the new...
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