Azerbaijan
BM Morrison Partners LLC
Law No 523-VIQ, dated 5 May 2022, of the Republic of Azerbaijan, On Food Safety, was promulgated on 25 June. The Law, bringing new governance to a branch already subject...
Canada
Taylor McCaffrey
The Farm Protection Regime in Manitoba is built upon a disjointed combination of Federal and Provincial Statutes. Through multiple notice requirements, various administrative stays...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
With today's changing business landscape, it is no longer enough to merely say your business has Environmental, Social and Governance practices –—or to only meet the bare minimum of...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In an 8-1 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) dismissed the availability of equitable rescission to avoid unanticipated adverse tax consequences, even where such consequences were the...
Langlois Lawyers, LLP
On June 1, 2022 the Government of Québec formally enacted the bill entitled An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec, ("Bill 96")...
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
In the Queen v Paletta, 2022 FCA 86, the Canadian tax litigation lawyer acting for the CRA appealed the Tax Court of Canada's decision regarding Mr. Pasquale Paletta's appeals from reassessment regarding the 2000 through 2007 taxation years.
Fasken
Since Canada's trademark reform in 2019, the most important elements of a trademark application are: the trademark itself, the identity of the trademark applicant, and the description of the goods and services for which registration is sought.
CCPartners
In what appears to be a significant departure from recent arbitral decisions, an employer's COVID-19 vaccination policy has been deemed unreasonable in light of new scientific data.
European Union
Novagraaf Group
Le droit au titre de propriété industrielle protégeant une invention appartient à l'inventeur ou à son ayant-cause, au titre de l'article L611-6 du Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CPI).
Hogan Lovells
On 24 January and 8 April 2022, the procedure before the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) was reformed with the aim notably to better respond to the growing number of complaints...
Finland
Merilampi Attorneys Ltd
The war in Ukraine causes problems in the availability of raw materials and complicates the operation of production, distribution, and supply chains extensively, as...
India
Phoenix Legal
The GST Council held its 47th meeting at Chandigarh on 28th and 29th June 2022. Major key recommendations made by the Council...
Chambers of P S Billimoria
The direct tax proposals in the recent Union Budget provide for allowing depreciation on intangible assets (which would now from a separate block of assets) at the rate of 25 per cent on written-down (that is, depreciated) value.
Ireland
William Fry
Medical and diagnostic devices are becoming increasingly advanced, and many are beginning to incorporate cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems into their technology.
Matheson
In June 2022, as reported by The Times, fourteen people were charged as part of the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ("CCPC") investigation for their alleged involvement in rigging tenders to operate school transport routes in Co. Tipperary.
Luxembourg
Dennemeyer Group
Most countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP) region examine trademark applications by considering absolute and relative grounds for refusal.
Russian Federation
Gorodissky & Partners
Franchising is specifically regulated by Chapter 54 of Part II of the Civil Code. Further, the general provisions of the Civil Code – especially those that govern general aspects of contract law...
Turkey
Stock Intellectual Property Services A.S.
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TÜRKPATENT) has announced on 25 May 2022 that it completed the necessary technical and administrative work and now participates...
UK
Lewis Silkin
Against a backdrop of widespread industrial action, the government has quadrupled unions' potential liability for calling unlawful strikes to £1,000,000.
Lewis Silkin
In the latest appeal decision on the conflict between gender-critical beliefs and the rights of transgender people, the Employment Appeal Tribunal has confirmed that such beliefs...
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