Canada
Smart & Biggar
The Federal Court of Appeal has now issued its Judgment and Reasons (2020 FCA 141) on the appeal.
McMillan LLP
On September 2, 2020, the Competition Bureau announced that it has entered into a new competition enforcement framework with competition agencies.
Gowling WLG
A summary of the day's activities of Monday, September 28, follows.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Au Québec, la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne[1] (la Charte) interdit notamment aux employeurs, dans le cadre de leurs processus d'embauche, d'exercer de la discrimination en se fondant
Bennett Jones LLP
The Minister of National Revenue issued an order on August 31, 2020. This is the first order issued under the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19) (TLOPA).
Clark Wilson LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently clarified the law on retroactive child support orders under the Family Law Act, SBC 2011, c 25 (the "FLA").
Lawson Lundell LLP
As courts cautiously resume in-person hearings across the country, there is looming uncertainty about when—or if—civil jury trials will ever resume.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Equator Principles (EPs) is a set of ten voluntary principles or guidelines established to assist financial institutions with identifying, assessing and managing environmental and social risk...
China
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 3, 2020, China's National People's Congress published the second draft of the latest amendment to China's Patent Law (the "Draft Amendment") for public comments, which were allowed to be submitted by August 16, 2020.
Kangxin
Misunderstanding 1 – I registered my trademark. If someone else was using my trademark without authorization and I begin litigation proceedings against them, it will of course be ruled as infringement!
European Union
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In the case of Lane End Developments Construction Limited v Kingstone Civil Engineering Ltd, Judge Halliwell ruled on a number of adjudication procedural issues...
Kenya
Anjarwalla & Khanna
The Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has published draft guidelines that will enable listed firms to buy back their shares from next year. The CMA is now inviting stakeholders and the general public...
Anjarwalla & Khanna
The Finance Act, 2020 (the Finance Act) was assented to by President Uhuru Kenyatta on 30 June 2020 to make amendments to a raft of laws in Kenya, including the Income Tax Act (CAP 470)...
Anjarwalla & Khanna
In our previous three articles in this series (see Part I, Part II and Part III) we explored how parties may rely on force majeure clauses, on the doctrines of frustration...
Singapore
Shook Lin & Bok
In 2016, the Ministry of Manpower (the "MOM") announced its broad policy to build a Singaporean core in the employment landscape.
Shook Lin & Bok
The Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") has on 10 September 2020 published its guidelines on individual accountability and conduct (the "Guidelines").
UK
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On 24 September 2020, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced new measures to support businesses and workers affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Cooley LLP
With the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme coming to an end on 31 October 2020, the UK government has announced a new Job Support Scheme, which will open on 1 November 2020.
Wrigleys Solicitors
This is an attempt to make it easier for people to record their final wishes whilst continuing to protect the elderly and the vulnerable.
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
In a recent case involving a child and a mother's medical records, the judge made it clear that the court both could not and should not be involved with what he described as "micro-managing".
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