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New protocol to Canada-Barbados treaty - Barbados regains advantage over TIEA countries
  • Gowling WLG
  • Barbados, Canada
  • November 16 2011

A new protocol amending the Canada-Barbados Income Tax Agreement (“Protocol” and “Treaty”) was signed by the contracting states on November 8, 2011.


Provisions of Bill C-24, the First Nations Certainty of Land Titles Act in force
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 6 2011

Bill C-24, the First Nations Certainty of Land Titles Act (“Bill C-24”) came into in force on March 1, 2011.


Franchising in Russia
  • Gowling WLG
  • Russia
  • February 9 2011

In recent years franchising has become an increasingly popular form of distribution in Russia.


Most Federal Environmental Enforcement Act provisions in force December 10, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 8 2011

All provisions of the Federal Environmental Enforcement Act took effect on December 10, 2010 except for four provisions amending the penalty scheme of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act 1999, the Migratory Birds Convention Act 1994, the Canada Wildlife Act and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Inter-provincial Trade Act.


Québec amends the Consumer Protection Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 9 2010

Proposed amendments to the Québec Consumer Protection Act received royal assent on December 4, 2009 and will come into force no later than June 30, 2010.


Incorporate amended legislation
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2009

In the case of William Hare Ltd v Shepherd Construction Ltd 2009 EWHC 1603 (TCC) (25 June 2009), the court declined to incorporate amendments made to an Act before the contract was signed which were not specifically referred to in the contract.


Shareholder rights
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 9 2009

There will be a reduction in the percentage of voting rights required in support of a members' demand for a general meeting.


Planning - amendments to the General Permitted Development Order
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2008

The General Permitted Development Order (GPDO) grants permitted development rights in relation to certain development.


Articles of association health check
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2008

The Companies Act 2006 introduced a number of important changes.


Quebec Consumer Protection Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 30 2008

New provisions of the Quebec Consumer Protection Act concerning “distance” contracts recently came into force.