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The historical background of money laundering legislation began with the drug trade. Initial AML efforts were introduced primarily to curb the ability of drug cartels to use the proceeds of their crimes to process money from illegal drug activity and build larger drug businesses.
Torkin Manes LLP
For decades, the modern approach to statutory interpretation has required judges to discern legislative intent by examining the words of an Act in their "entire context" and in their "grammatical and ordinary sense". But is there a role for concepts like trial fairness when Courts engage in statutory interpretation?
Bennett Jones LLP
On November 9, 2018, The SCC Unanimously Ruled That A Proposed Pan-Canadian Securities Regulator Is Constitutionally Acceptable.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
Canada is one of the only industrialized countries in the world to lack a national securities regulator.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Bill 51 is the current result of this process.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Pilot Program does not apply to transactions signed before October 11, 2018, or transactions completed before November 10, 2018.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This bulletin highlights the key changes proposed by the Report and discusses their potential implications, if implemented.
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
On 18 October 2018 the Cyprus Ministry of Justice and Public Order and the Prosecutor General's Office of the Russian Federation signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in combating crime and protecting...
Arthur Cox
Can litigants avoid a public hearing of a shareholder oppression action?
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The Commercial Court has dismissed the challenge taken by Transcore LP against Transport Infrastructure Ireland's decision to award the tolling operations contract for the M50 Motorway to Turas...
Strachan Partners
There are various levels of legal protection for foreign investors.
Strachan Partners
Nigeria is a regional hegemony.
Strachan Partners
In recent years, Nigeria's economic outlook has been shaken by a number of events most particularly, the fall in crude oil prices which led the country to fall into recession in the second quarter of 2016.
According to the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), foreign investment licence issuances have increased by 130 per cent during the first quarter of 2018.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
The midterm elections are (mostly!) over. What's coming next? No one is in a better position to tell you the answer than our Public Policy colleagues.
Hassan Elhais
In this article published by the Khaleej Times newspaper on a new development granting women divorcees a one-year visa extension to stay in the country, I explain how the new humanitarian law will help prevent abuse of power by husbands.
The UAE has taken another important step towards the relaxation of the rules restricting foreign ownership of UAE companies, with the recent introduction of the Foreign Direct Investment Law.
Below is the federal policy team's weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In 2009 and 2012, MoneyGram settled separate actions against it by the FTC and DOJ, respectively.
Ford & Harrison LLP
On August 24, 2018, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Public Act 100-1066, which makes several significant changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA).
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If there was ever a regulatory grace period for virtual currencies and blockchain technology, it is officially over.
Duff and Phelps
This Autumn, the budget will be delivered earlier than usual, on the October 29, 2018.
Bennett Jones LLP
After 13 months of negotiations, the United States, Mexico and Canada have concluded the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On September 30, 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 1235,1 which requires disclosures of key terms in connection with certain commercial financing by non-banks and could impact bank/non-bank arrangements as well.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario recently dismissed an Application brought by a student's mother on behalf of her son, who was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Holding Redlich
Bulletin includes links to recent media releases, cases, articles, papers, reports & laws relating to the Qld government.
Jordans, A Vistra Company
Business relationships with family members and known close associates of a PEP are also subject to greater scrutiny.
McCullough Robertson
This article highlights some of the legislation, policies and programs that can be re-activated by the new government.
Miller Thomson LLP
2018 was touted as the year the Supreme Court of Canada would consider how religious freedom should be valued as a right guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
Torres Law, PLLC
The North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") has been in effect since January 1, 1994
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