With things changing so rapidly, you may have missed some recent temporary amendments to legislation and modern awards that have been introduced to provide greater flexibility to employers during this time.
The past few days have seen multiple announcements from governments across Canada.
On March 17, 2020, Alberta declared a state of public health emergency "due to pandemic COVID-19 and the significant likelihood of pandemic influenza".
On March 23, 2020, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) granted relief from stock exchange rules that might have proven difficult for listed issuers...
With the progression of COVID-19, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published guidance on conducting shareholder meetings during the outbreak.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Many businesses in Quebec are currently feeling a series of shocks as a result of the emergency measures implemented by governments to counter the spread of the coronavirus.
McLennan Ross LLP
Recently a number of provinces and territories have issued orders or Special Measures restricting interprovincial travel. These interprovincial travel restrictions vary from province to province...
On Friday, March 20, 2020, the Government of Ontario issued Ontario Regulation 73/20 further to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act, R.S.O.
MLT Aikins LLP
The extension to be granted under the blanket relief will apply to financial statements, management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A")...
The Cayman Islands has not adopted the UNCITRAL Model Law. Accordingly, a Chapter 11 of a Cayman Islands debtor and the Chapter 11 global stay will not be recognised by the Cayman Islands Court.
The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) and Standardization Administration of China (SAC) jointly published the Information Security Technology ...
Maher Milad Iskander
With a population of over 100 million and a work force of 31.2 million, it comes as no surprise that the vast majority of the legal inquiries that we receive are concerned with Egyptian Labour Law.
The European Competition Network of the 27 EU Member State Antitrust Authorities (the ‘ECN'), several individual EU Member State antitrust authorities...
The disruption caused by worldwide measures to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including the transition to home working, is creating significant challenges for financial services
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to an economic crisis having an impact on business continuity. The Finance Minister has announced a slew of measures on 24 March 2020...
SSEK Indonesian Legal Consultants
The Government of Indonesia ("GOI") has issued Government Regulation No. 3 of 2020 ("GR 3"), which amends Government Regulation No. 14 of 2018 regarding Foreign Ownership in Insurance-Related Companies.
As the Lex Mundi member firm for Malta, GANADO Advocates prepared a snapshot of the policies implemented and announced for the Lex Mundi's Report on the COVID-19 Government Support Measures.
Mamo TCV Advocates
Following up from the statement made by the European Banking Authority (EBA) relating to the temporary capital and operation relief provided to credit institutions, the EBA has issued a further statement...
Mamo TCV Advocates
On 25th March 2020, following the advice of the Maltese health authorities to the public to pursue social distancing, the Central Bank of Malta (CBM) issued Directive 17, which implements temporary precautionary measures..
Following an announcement made by Home Affairs Minister Byron Camilleri during a press conference held on 30 March 2020, the Government of Malta has issued two interrelated legal notices.