Morrison & Foerster LLP
Alja Poler De Zwart authored an article for the International Association of Privacy Professionals covering the guidance issued by the UK Information Commissioner's Office
Bennett Jones LLP
Instability and uncertainty were the two constants in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic uprooted social norms and challenged businesses. The long range impact of that instability and uncertainty remains to be seen.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
We expect fewer class actions in Ontario due to amendments to the Class Proceedings Act which, while beneficial to defendants on some procedural matters, may be particularly transformative in...
MLT Aikins LLP
On October 30 the Government of Manitoba announced province-wide changes to its #RestartMB Pandemic Response System in response to the surge of confirmed COVID-19 cases and the...
2020 was an unprecedented year for Canadian employers.
McLennan Ross LLP
The Court in Mansour v Rampersad, 2021 ABQB 44 clarified that an owner of a motor vehicle may terminate the express consent of another to drive and possess a vehicle in advance and at a...
Clark Wilson LLP
There are various laws, orders, regulations and policies that apply during COVID-19 concerning health and safety precautions, including requirements for self-isolation or quarantine in certain
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Setoguchi v Uber, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench reiterated that courts hearing applications for certification of class action proceedings fulfill an important gatekeeping function...
January 22, 2021 - Canada has conducted a new program-specific Express Entry draw, issuing Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to 4,626 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates.
European Union
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
From 1 January 2021 the UK no longer benefits from the concept of "free movement of goods" that sits at the very heart of the EU Single Market. However, as part of the Trade and Cooperation...
Mayer Brown
The end of the Brexit transition period does not signal the end of EU law in the UK.
Resolution Law Firm
Various business regulatory agencies regulate the activities of companies in Nigeria.
Resolution Law Firm
There are various laws governing employment-related matters in Nigeria.
lus Laboris
From 15 January 2021, employers in Portugal must introduce a remote work regime where it is possible to do so.
Envoy Global, Inc.
In 2017, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Qatar. All land, marine, and air borders closed as a result.
United Arab Emirates
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
For those busy insurance/reinsurance professionals out there, BSA have provided a snap-shot of last year's UAE insurance laws and what to watch out for in 2021.
United States
Cooley LLP
The Orange Book Transparency Act of 2020, signed into law on January 5, amends section 505(j) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, codifying and clarifying some patent listing...
Littler Mendelson
On January 21, 2021, President Biden designated Commissioner Charlotte Burrows (D) as the new chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC or "the Commission").
Jones & Keller PC
On September 1, 2020, as a first step in its stated intention to increase Partnership audits in 2021, the Internal Revenue Service added a new section, BBA Centralized Partnership Audit Regime...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
At present, certain articles of steel and aluminum are subject to additional duties or quantitative limits (i.e., absolute quota limits) imposed pursuant to Section 232 of the...
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