Australia
Davies Collison Cave
In the Davies Collison Cave Legal Update webinar on 16 July 2020, we discussed the temporary changes to Australian insolvency laws that had been introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
British Virgin Islands
Walkers
Following the economic substance reforms that took effect in the BVI from the start of 2019, most BVI companies have until the end of December 2020 to submit their first economic substance report.
Canada
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...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This article provides general guidance on the rights and requirements for reporting to Transport Canada in the event of a shipping casualty, and responding to Transport...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On September 21, 2020, Ontario Regulation 520/20 (the "Amending Regulation") which amends Regulation 909 under the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) (the "PBA") came into force.
China
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...
Walkers
One of the common themes we are currently being asked to advise on across the Channel Islands is how to deal with a ‘whistle-blower'...
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...
New Zealand
Davies Collison Cave
This week is Te Reo Māori week in Aotearoa (New Zealand), a week that promotes the use of Māori language.
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").
Davies Collison Cave
The Soft Opening period and date of the Grand Opening are subject to official confirmation.
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