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You Have Questions... Modification of Visitation

Feinberg & Waller

A lot of people who get a divorce believe once the custody orders are in place, no matter how young the child, that's what it has to be for the rest...

Weekly Tax Highlights - 22 June 2018

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd

Income tax: what constitutes 'use' (and potentially first use) of a mining, quarrying or prospecting right, that is a depreciating asset, for the...

Release of information contained in drug submissions and medical device applications

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

On December 9 2017 Heath Canada released proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices Regulations providing for the...

Impact of SEC Staff Guidance on Shareholder Proposals in the 2018 Proxy Season: Dead-End Street or Road Under Construction?

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In the period leading up to the 2018 proxy season, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission...

Business Litigation Alert: "Family Feud - When In-Fighting Threatens to Destroy a Company"

Porter Hedges LLP

The recent battle between CBS and its controlling shareholder, National Amusements Inc. (NAI), is unusual, to say the least! Typically, the...

You Have Questions... Modification of Visitation

Feinberg & Waller

A lot of people who get a divorce believe once the custody orders are in place, no matter how young the child, that's what it has to be for the rest...

Weekly Tax Highlights - 22 June 2018

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd

Income tax: what constitutes 'use' (and potentially first use) of a mining, quarrying or prospecting right, that is a depreciating asset, for the...

Release of information contained in drug submissions and medical device applications

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

On December 9 2017 Heath Canada released proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices Regulations providing for the...

Court clarifies impact of 'business rescue' regime on admiralty matters

Bowmans

The promulgation of the Companies Act 2008 saw the introduction of a company Rehabilitation process termed 'business rescue'. As in many other...

Bill 148: new risks for misclassifying independent contractors as employees

Fasken

The Ontario government is increasing the risks and penalties for employers that misclassify workers as independent contractors as part of the Fair...

New bill on social elections: making certain processes paperless

Castegnaro

A new bill that was recently submitted to the Chamber of Deputies aims to modify several articles of the Labour Code which concern social elections in...

First Conduct Rule breaches: not just anti-competitive, but illegal

Howse Williams Bowers

The Competition Commission recently issued an advisory bulletin on the potential risks that could arise under the Competition Ordinance (Cap 619) in...

Electronic exchange of patient data: consent in view of Supreme Court decision, the GDPR and future regulations

AKD NV

In 2011 the Senate rejected the legislative proposal to establish a mandatory electronic patient record. Subsequently, various national professional...

Impact of SEC Staff Guidance on Shareholder Proposals in the 2018 Proxy Season: Dead-End Street or Road Under Construction?

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

In the period leading up to the 2018 proxy season, the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance (Staff) of the Securities and Exchange Commission...

The Data Protection Authority’s powers are now aligned with GDPR

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

Law No. 129 2018 for amending and supplementing the Law No.1022005 regarding the establishment, organization and functioning of the National...


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