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Canada: La paix, l'ordre, le bon gouvernement et… les changements climatiques : la Cour suprême articule la théorie constitutionnelle de l'intérêt national - Langlois lawyers, LLP

En 2018, dans le cadre de ses engagements internationaux, dont l'Accord de Paris, le Parlement a adopté la Loi sur la tarification de la
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Canada: Le Port Du Masque Médical Est Maintenant Obligatoire En Tout Temps Dans Tous Les Milieux De Travail Au Québec - Langlois lawyers, LLP

La Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (la « CNESST ») a décidé de rendre obligatoire, à compter du 8 avril 2021, le port du masque médical...
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Canada: Les Entreprises Devront Désormais Divulguer Le Nom De Leurs Propriétaires Véritables - Langlois lawyers, LLP

Un courant mondial préconisant une plus grande transparence du monde des affaires suscite au Canada la mise en œuvre de réformes du cadre réglementaire.
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Canada: Businesses Must Now Disclose Who Are Their True Owners - Langlois lawyers, LLP

An international movement pushing for greater transparency in the corporate world has sparked reform initiatives across Canada. In this context, the Quebec government introduced a bill in December 2020...
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Canada: Protecting Your Instagram Account: 4 Ways To Keep Your Page Open For Business - Miller Thomson LLP

Social media platforms like Instagram are an excellent tool for running an online business. However, conducting your business through Instagram raises a serious risk: account deactivation.
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GCC banking provisions reached record highs of $20bln last year - Kamco Invest | ZAWYA MENA Edition

GCC banking provisions reached record highs of $20bln last year - Kamco Invest | ZAWYA MENA EditionThe COVID-19 pandemic had a deep impact on the GCC banking sector resulting in record provisions being booked for fiscal 2020.Not only was economic activity hit by the pandemic-induced lockdowns and restrictions in movement among GCC countries, the lower oil prices for most of the year saw state revenues slashed for the oil producing members.The 62 listed banks in the GCC reported loan loss provisi...
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UK: Furlough Scheme Extended To 30 September 2021 And Other Key Employment News From The Spring 2021 Budget - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

On 3 March 2021, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak MP, delivered the Spring 2021 Budget. Here we round up the key employment law announcements for employers to note including the...
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UK: Employee Fairly Dismissed For Refusing To Wear Face Mask On Client's Premises - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

In one of the first COVID-19 dismissal cases, an Employment Tribunal had to decide whether an employee was dismissed fairly for refusing to wear a face mask when attending a client's premises.
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UK: Quick Recap Of The Employment Law Changes Coming Into Force In April 2021 - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

Although the deadline for gender pay gap reporting has been pushed back to 5 October 2021, employers still need to keep on top of other employment law changes coming into force in April.
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United States: Legal Guide To Launching An NFT Marketplace - Foley & Lardner

(March 19, 2021) - Catherine Zhu and Louis Lehot of Foley & Lardner LLP discuss the increasing popularity of nonfungible tokens and legal considerations in launching an NFT marketplace.
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United States: Legal Guide To Launching An NFT Marketplace - L2 Counsel

Catherine Zhu and Louis Lehot of Foley & Lardner LLP discuss the increasing popularity of nonfungible tokens and legal considerations in launching an NFT marketplace.
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Canada: La Troisième Semaine De Vacances Depuis Les Modifications À La Loi Sur Les Normes Du Travail : Dénouement D'une Saga Jurisprudentielle - Langlois lawyers, LLP

En début d'année 2021, l'arbitre Me Nathalie Massicotte rend une décision qui se positionne avec fermeté dans le débat jurisprudentiel entourant le paiement des vacances à la suite de la plus récente modification de la Loi sur les normes du travail.
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Canada: Straight Talk: Recent Trends In Canadian M&A (Issue 1, 2021) - Miller Thomson LLP

Read about the dynamics that drove the Q4/2020 acceleration in Canadian M&A, including the return of the mega-deal, and a rebound in cross-border transactions, with first hand insights from Miller Thomson partners across the country.
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Canada: Court Of Appeal Sets The Record Straight On Constructive Dismissal And Employer Immunity From Employee Lawsuits - Langlois lawyers, LLP

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal has clarified the principle of immunity from civil proceedings enjoyed by employers under the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases...
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Worldwide: International Women's Day 2021 - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

Today is International Women's Day. All over the world organisations and communities are gearing up to celebrate women's achievements and rally for equality.
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UK: Key Employment Rights Afforded To Women On Maternity Leave - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

In celebration of International Women's Day, Senior Associate, Emily Plosker examines one of the key employment rights afforded to women on maternity leave and looks at proposals to improve the position of pregnant women and new mothers in the workplace.
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Canada: Are There Limits To A Professional's Freedom Of Expression In His Or Her Personal Life? - Langlois lawyers, LLP

Professionals have ethical obligations and must respect them in all spheres of their lives, even in their private lives.
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Canada: Competition Act And Investment Canada Act: New Merger Review Thresholds In Effect - Miller Thomson LLP

The 2021 merger review thresholds under the Competition Act ("CA") and the Investment Canada Act ("ICA") (collectively, the "Thresholds")
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Canada: Preventing And Detecting Employee Fraud - Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP

Whether or not a company has experienced an employee fraud, it is important that management and those charged with governance consider the risk of fraud for the organization and the appropriate measures to put in place to mitigate those risks.
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Canada: Y A-t-il Des Limites À La Liberté D'expression D'un Professionnel Dans Sa Vie Personnelle? - Langlois lawyers, LLP

Les professionnels ont des obligations déontologiques et doivent les respecter dans toutes les sphères de leur vie, et ce, même dans le cadre de leur vie privée.
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Canada: L'accès À Des Tests Rapides De Dépistage Pour Les Entreprises Privées - Langlois lawyers, LLP

Le 17 février 2021, le ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec (ci-après le « MSSS ») annonçait que dans certaines circonstances...
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Canada: British Columbia Court Of Appeal Confirms A Strict Two-year Limitation Period To Commence Third-party Claims - Miller Thomson LLP

The Court of Appeal in Sohal v. Lezama, 2021 BCCA 40 ("Sohal") recently held that a court does not have the discretion to permit a third-party notice for contribution and indemnity...
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Canada: Rapid Screening Tests For Private-sector Enterprises - Langlois lawyers, LLP

On February 17, 2021, Quebec's Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (hereafter "MSSS") announced that, under certain circumstances, private-sector enterprises can obtain rapid COVID-19 screening test kits.
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Canada: Public Hospital Advisory: Ministry Of Health Extends General Approval Under Public Hospitals Act Of Temporary Capacity Expansion For Pubic Hospitals - Miller Thomson LLP

Public hospitals in Ontario continue to collaborate with healthcare and community partners to build system capacity in responding to COVID-19.
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Canada: Votre Convention Collective Est-elle Réellement Équivalente Ou Plus Avantageuse Que La Loi Sur Les Normes Du Travail En Termes De Congés Rémunérés? - Langlois lawyers, LLP

Depuis le 1er janvier 2019, la Loi sur les normes du travail1 (la « LNT ») prévoit le droit pour un salarié justifiant d'au moins trois mois de service continu chez un même employeur...
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Canada: Mitigating The Company's Risk After An Employee Fraud - Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP

Your company has received an allegation that one of its employees has stolen from it and has now completed the steps discussed in our first article – Managing Corporate Risk When Employee Fraud is Suspected.
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Canada: The Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP): A Further COVID-19 Relief Measure For Businesses - Miller Thomson LLP

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on the Canadian economy, many continue to need additional financial relief to help them survive the negative impact of the pandemic...
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Canada: COVID-19 And HyFlex-Style Distance Education: Key Takeaways From The Ruling On Centre De Services Scolaires Du Lac-Témiscamingue And Syndicat De L'enseignement De L'Ungava Et De L'Abitibi-Témiscamingue - Langlois lawyers, LLP

In light of the current health crisis, many schools are implementing a HyFlex (or hybrid-flexible) teaching model for primary and secondary school students...
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Canada: Looking Forward: 5 Emerging Condo Trends For 2021 - Miller Thomson LLP

Good riddance to 2020. It was a challenging year by any stretch, but the industry prevailed with the hard work of many front-line condominium...
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UK: Guide To Understanding The Reforms To The IR35 Rules In The Private Sector - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

From 6 April 2021, the way in which the IR35 rules operate in the private sector is set to change. These reforms will see contractors lose the ability to determine their own tax status and place this burden on those who engage them.
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