Additional duty (increased to 8% in 2019) is payable when a foreign purchaser acquires Victorian residential property.
How the land, as the subject matter of your purchase, is defined, rests on the interpretation of your contract of sale.
Although it is not yet a pandemic, employers should not forget they are required to have a safe system of work in place.
McLeish Orlando LLP
The Limitations Act, 2002 ("the Act") prescribed the time limit to commence a legal proceeding at two years after the day the claim was discovered, barring any exceptions outlined in the Act.
With the European Union target for all Member States to have passed appropriate legislation to enforce the Directive on Administrative Cooperation in the field of Taxation...
Dans le paysage français du contentieux de brevet, il est classique que la validité d'un brevet européen soit contestée devant plusieurs juridictions et que des mesures d'interdiction provisoire
Intellectual Property docketing, which is the management of essential dates, data and documentation from IP offices, as well as the tracking of crucial deadlines during the application process, is often viewed as an afterthought.
Whether an act of dishonesty would lead to a breach in the trust relationship so as to render the continuation of employment intolerable.
A recent case decided by the South African High Court has examined the curious interplay of an employee's rights as they arise from both the written contract of employment and, at the same...
Often directors of companies that face financial difficulties have questions which they are too reluctant or embarrassed to ask. As a consequence, Rome is left to burn while the Roman...
The number of reported cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to rise – at this writing, topping 40,000 infected with more than 900 deaths – and the world is on high alert.
On 31 January 2020, World Athletics updated its technical footwear rules. Contrary to expectations (see our previous article Why banning Nike's ZoomX Vaporfly Next% would be a mistake)
Kirkland & Ellis International LLP
Recently, the White House's Council on Environmental Quality announced a proposed rulemaking that would represent a dramatic overhaul of the National Environmental Policy Act ("NEPA")
Winston & Strawn LLP
On 6, 2020, Christopher Wray, Director of the FBI, gave a speech titled "Responding Effectively to the Chinese Economic Espionage Threat."
Below is the Federal Policy team's weekly preview, posted when Congress is in session.
Womble Bond Dickinson
In 2019, California was the first state to take a swing at explicitly regulating wages-on-demand services. The state senate considered a bill that would provide...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a clarification of the administrative/production dichotomy, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that whether a duty is exempt under the FLSA's administrative exemption may turn on ...
In a consultation issued on February 7, 2020, the ARRC seeks views on whether it should recommend a compensation methodology for swaptions referencing US dollar LIBOR that could be affected by the change, from the EFER to SOFR, ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
It may be 2020, but some big issues have carried over from the last decade at the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, including the question of what the Commission will do to facilitate customer
Onno Bouwmeister, Global Sector Lead - Private Equity at Vistra, discusses our latest private equity white paper and highlights some of its findings.