Belgium
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
Canada
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...
Cassels
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...
Immigration.ca
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.
Immigration.ca
January 22, 2021 - Alberta immigration has conducted its first Express Entry draw in six months, issuing invitations to 50 candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System scores as low as 406.
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.
Nigeria
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.
Resolution Law Firm
Commercial litigation is a means of resolving a commercial dispute in Nigeria through instituting an action in court with its origin rooted in English Common Law.
Portugal
lus Laboris
From 15 January 2021, employers in Portugal must introduce a remote work regime where it is possible to do so.
Qatar
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...
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