Australia
Piper Alderman
The Answers in response to the Questions received during our Employment Relations National Seminar Series.
Doogue + George Defence Lawyers
The Spent Convictions Scheme allows offenders an opportunity to remove convictions from their criminal record.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Queensland Land Court has recommended that the mining lease and environmental authority for the Waratah Mine be refused, amongst other reasons because of climate change impacts...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Global investment in the clean energy transition has placed increased demand pressures on critical minerals supply chain.
Bermuda
Appleby
All aspects of Bermuda's economy rely on information technology and data processing – an essential infrastructure and related services which must be procured, implemented, operated and securely...
Canada
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
It comes as no great surprise to anyone that construction claims generally involve many defendants that participated in the subject construction project. Defence counsel acting for the various...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
An Order in Council published earlier this week fixed December 30, 2022, as the date on which legislation to extend the basic term of copyright protection in Canada from 50 years after...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A trademark application per se does not sustain an actionable right. Nor is registration "a foregone conclusion". Use in Canada is crucial.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The past decade has seen an increase in the number of class actions based on subsection 224(c) of the Consumer Protection Act (Act) in Quebec. Whether it's in the airline, automotive...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The law of defamation permits a defendant to raise specialized defences to defeat a claim. The most common defences are justification/truth, qualified privilege and fair comment.
Bennett Jones LLP
On October 31, 2022, in the case of Stelmach Project Management Ltd. v. City of Kingston, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that the City of Kingston may rely on the Municipal Act to enact by-laws imposing fees ...
Lerners
In recent months, there has been much ado about the relatively little-known yet risk-fraught requirements regarding the disclosure of partial settlement agreements.
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP
In this Human Resources Legislative Update, we provide a brief summary of two recent legislative developments–the introduction of Bill 39, Better Municipal Governance Act, 2022...
European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
In a preliminary ruling of extreme significance on 22 November 2022, the European Court of Justice (the "Court") has rendered the provision of the Anti-money laundering directive (the "AML Directive")...
Arthur Cox
On 22 November, the European Parliament adopted the proposed "Women on Boards" directive, which will require large EU-listed companies to have at least 40%...
Hong Kong
Herbert Smith Freehills
The project examines the decision-making process behind the selection of party-appointed arbitrators.
India
S&A Law Offices
The Government of India (GOI) issued Notification No. 50/2003-C.E. dated June 10, 2003 (Notification No. 50/2003) granting exemption from payment of Excise Duty to new and existing industrial units for 10 years from the date of commencement of commercial production by such industrial units.
S&R Associates
On July 12, 2022, the Supreme Court of India ("Supreme Court") in Vidarbha Industries Power Limited v. Axis Bank Limited ("Vidarbha"), held that Section 7(5)(a) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 ("IBC")...
Ireland
Arthur Cox
The Central Bank of Ireland has just published its guidance on its previously issued consultation paper on Irish property funds.
Dillon Eustace
As set out in our last bulletin, we set out how the Central Bank of Ireland ("Central Bank") has recently been examining the Irish property fund sector in close detail with a particular..
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