Australia
Lamont Law
It has been categorically proven that children under the age of 16 years old are unable to consent to any sexual conduct.
Moore Australia
A range of specific rules need to be considered when using an SMSF to acquire assets as a property investment.
Holman Webb
A summary of the national mandatory leasing Code and NSW regulations made to give legal effect to the Code in NSW.
Sajen Legal
There are many ways to use intellectual property and trademark law to ensure your brand is legitimate and protected.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision shows why an IP strategy is crucial to ensure that key safeguards identify and protect company Interests.
PCC Employment Lawyers
This Month in Review considers recent workplace matters and employment law in the news and in the courts.
Hammond Taylor
The government flagged significant reforms to the obligations of Australian employers employing temporary visa holders.
Swaab
New amendments allow contractors in the Greater Sydney area to perform recommissioning works on some construction sites.
Belize
Eurofast
Since January 2019, Belize has incorporated a new tax regime which has led to the collapse of the zero-tax heaven regime. In simple words, all Belize international companies ("IBCs")...
Canada
McLennan Ross LLP
Articling Student Elisa Rabello was recently featured in a profile piece from the University of Alberta. The article explores her unique background, including enrolment in the University's Internationally Trained Lawyer Pathway.
Aird & Berlis LLP
2021 has seen NFTs, or "Non-Fungible Tokens," become the centre of attention in the worlds of sport, investing and blockchain.
China
Spruson & Ferguson
Intellectual property has taken a key role in the development of technological progress in China's new 5-year plan.
Toby Mak
The equivalence of the US Orange Book in China, the "CN Orange Book" has been operating since 29 June 2021.
Rouse
CNIPA Releases an Announcement to Protect the Five Ring Logo of the Olympic Games and the Emblem of the Paralympic Games
European Union
William Fry
Last week saw the Pensions Authority (Authority) publish a draft code of practice (Code), setting out what it expects of pension trustees when it comes to complying with their obligations under the European Union...
Hong Kong
Jones Day
An Arrangement Concerning Mutual Assistance in Court-Ordered Interim Measures in Aid of Arbitral Proceedings by the Courts of the Mainland and of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("Interim Measures Arrangement") came into force on 1 October 2019.
Indonesia
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
The Indonesian Business Competition Supervisory Commission (Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha or "KPPU") issued a regulation at the end of May 2021 on the enforcement of fines...
Ireland
William Fry
Individual accountability in the regulated financial services sector moved a step closer with this week's publication of the heads of bill of the Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Bill 2021.
South Africa
ENSafrica
The updated Consolidated Direction on Occupational Health and Safety Measures in certain Workplaces gave employers until 2 July 2021 to undertake or update their risk ...
Mathys & Squire
In this article written by Intellectual Property Magazine, Mathys & Squire partner Jeremy Smith provides his commentary in response to the recent news that the South African patent office...
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