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.
McMillan LLP
On April 13, 2021, the government of Canada proposed significant changes to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 ("CEPA") through the introduction of Bill C-28...
McMillan LLP
The Ontario government has passed a bill that will temporarily provide Ontario employees with paid sick leave, labelled as "infectious disease emergency leave pay."
Miller Thomson LLP
Effective November 30, 2020, the British Columbia Land Owner Transparency Act ("LOTA") came into force, bringing into existence the new British Columbia Land Owner Transparency Registry ("LOTR").
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 1, Gary Gensler, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) issued a statement directing SEC staff to re-examine the SEC's rules that were finalized last year regulating proxy voting advice businesses.
McMillan LLP
Budget 2021 proposes to update Canada's current excise tax and duties regime through changes to both the Excise Tax Act (the "ETA")[1] and Excise Act, 2001 (the "EA")...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In the recent decision of A.W. Kennedy Construction Inc. v. Wan, 2021 BCCA 175, the BC Court of Appeal had an opportunity to consider whether a non-substantive error on a Claim of Lien form rendered...
McCague Borlack LLP
The decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Joo v Tran highlights the significant peril a purchaser of land can suffer when they fail to close based on an alleged failure by the seller to fulfill...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Hawkes v Max Aicher (North America) Limited (2021 ONSC 4290), the Divisional Court of Ontario overturned an Ontario Labour Relations Board ("OLRB") decision...
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.
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...
Friedrich Graf von Westphalen & Partner
Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, shareholders' resolutions in limited liability companies can be adopted by written circulation procedure, even if this is not provided for in the articles...
Hogan Lovells
Klima- und Umweltschutz gewinnen sowohl in der gesellschaftlichen Diskussion als auch in der Rechts- und Compliance-Praxis zunehmend an Bedeutung.
Carey Olsen
In this article, David Crosland and Andrew Tually reflect on the recent updates to the Private Investment Fund regime, Economic Substance requirements and the emergence of innovative funds and structures driving growth in Guernsey.
Ganado Advocates
In a judgement delivered on 28 April 2021 by the Court of Appeal, as presided by the Honourable Chief Justice Mark Chetcuti, the Honourable Judge Joseph R. Micallef...
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