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MinterEllison | July 2023

Australia's Federal Court finds in favour of Nine newspapers against Ben Roberts-Smith. The judgement is a win for investigative journalism and the public’s right to know. Defence was lead by Peter Bartlett, MinterEllison.   Nine newspapers’ victory in the Ben Roberts Smith vs Nine defamation case strengthens a core principle of journalism, and key tenant of democracy, which is the public’s right to know ...

Carey Olsen | July 2023

On 31 July 2023, significant changes to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules ("ECSC CPR") will come into effect. Arguably the most significant changes for parties to litigation in the BVI Commercial Court are the amendments to ECSC Part 7, governing service of proceedings out of the jurisdiction ...

Lavery Lawyers | July 2023

On June 7, 2023, the Minister of Finance of Quebec tabled and presented Bill 30 before the National Assembly, an omnibus bill entitled An Act to amend various provisions mainly with respect to the financial sector (hereinafter the ?Bill?).  The Bill includes certain amendments to the provisions of the Insurers Act (?IA?) and the Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services (?DA?) ...

Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS | July 2023

Following the adequacy decision, as outlined in our previous article, personal data may be transferred from the EU/EEA to companies in the US that are listed on the «Data Privacy Framework List«. The EDPB confirms in their information note that in these cases, there is no need to establish other transfer tools ...

Buchalter | July 2023

July 21, 2023 By: Robert S. Cooper The Adolph v. Uber Ruling Thwarts The U.S. Supreme Court’s Landmark Viking Decision In a widely anticipated but unsurprising ruling, the California Supreme Court on July 17, 2023 issued its decision in Adolph v. Uber Technologies, Inc., (S274671) weighing in on the United States Supreme Court’s (“SCOTUS”) recent landmark decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, (2022) 596 U.S. __, [142 S. Ct 1906] (Viking) ...

In a decision issued late last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit provided new guidance on the rules governing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's ability to seek the remedy of disgorgement in enforcement actions. The new guidance continues the process of resolving uncertainty left by the U.S. Supreme Court's 2020 decision in Liu v ...

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Dinsmore & Shohl LLP | July 2023

On July 3, 2023, Ohio’s biennial budget bill[1] was signed into law by Governor Mike DeWine. In addition to major budget provisions, the bill also includes notable changes to Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program (“MMCP”), the state program that regulates and licenses cultivators, processors, testing laboratories, dispensaries and medical marijuana cardholders. Beginning January 1, 2024, the MMCP will be under new management ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

A summary of the key takeaways from a recent webinar Charities legal and regulatory preview. "Prevention rather than cure: understand and embrace the quiet revolution in charity regulation" Not our words, but those of the Chief Executive of the Charity Commission back in April when she spoke of the potential of My Charity Commission Account being rolled out for all charity trustees ...

As previously reported on this site, nuclear generation development has taken hold as a potential promise for a long-term, genuinely carbon-free power supply. The momentum of this potential is rapidly gaining steam (no pun intended) both internationally and domestically, posing the domestic energy policy question of whether the U.S. is sufficiently poised to capitalize on this momentum ...

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by Chambers High Net Worth 2023 in the following practice areas: Art and Cultural Property Law – USA Private Wealth Law – New York Chambers rankings are based on extensive research and interviews with peers and clients around the country ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

The Regulations implement most of the recommendations made to the government in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report which require a change in the Law and impact those responsible for buildings with at least two residential units and common parts ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

On 17 July 2023, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its High-level Recommendations for the Regulation, Supervision and Oversight of Crypto-asset Activities and Markets: Final report (Report A) and its revised High-level Recommendations for the Regulation, Supervision and Oversight of Global Stablecoin Arrangements: Final Report (Report B) ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

Yesterday, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a consultation paper on social media guidance for firms promoting financial services and products. The draft guidance does not contain anything new so far as "dos and don'ts" for promotional material - including the new rules set to come into force on 8 October this year regarding promotion of crypto-related investments (see relevant article here) ...

Carey | July 2023

On July 13, 2023, Law No. 21,586 was enacted. This law amends Law No. 21,435 to extend the term to fulfill certain requirements set forth therein, and also amends the Water Code to introduce an administrative procedure to clarify and complete titles of water rights (“WR”). Amendments to Law No ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2023

On July 13, 2023, the Cyberspace Administration of China ("CAC"), together with the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Public Security, and the National Radio and Television Administration issued the Interim Measures for Generative Artificial Intelligence Services (the "Interim Measures"), which will come into effect on August 15, 2023 ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2023

On July 9, 2023, the State Council of the People's Republic of China[1] promulgated the Regulations on Supervision and Administration of Private Investment Funds ("Regulations"), which will take effect from September 1st, 2023 ...

Han Kun Law Offices | July 2023

On July 14, 2023, the Ministry of Science and Technology of the PRC ("MOST") issued the Notice on Updating the Guidelines on Administrative Approval Items and the Scope and Procedures for Filing and Prior Reporting of Human Genetic Resources, which unveiled six documents, including the administrative guidelines on collection approval, biobanking approval, exportation approval and international collaboration approval of human genetic resources ("HGRs"), as well as the scope and procedures for int

Mamo TCV Advocates | July 2023

 We are pleased to issue our fifth edition of the Regulatory Compliance Quarterly Updates. These updates are intended to keep Maltese regulated entities informed of regulatory changes and developments taking place in the local financial services space. In this issue, we focus on the sector specific and cross-sectoral regulatory updates relating to investment services and asset management, company service providers, insurance undertakings, and insurance intermediaries ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

On 13 July 2023, the UK government planned increases to fees across a range of immigration and nationality routes including the immigration health surcharge. The immigration health surcharge (IHS) is set to see a huge increase of around 66%. The current standard IHS rate is £624 per person per year of leave to remain granted and this will increase to £1,035. Similarly, the discounted rate for students and under-18s will increase from £470 per year to £776 ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

In this article we highlight the most significant employment law cases since April 2023 and the lessons that employers should take from them. Pregnancy discrimination In dismissal situations, the motivation of the decision-maker to dismiss is key rather than the motivation of other employees who may be indirectly involved, as the case of Alcedo Orange Ltd v Ferridge-Gunn demonstrates ...

Shoosmiths LLP | July 2023

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a letter to Cryptoasset firms on the 4 July confirming that qualifying cryptoassets will now fall within the scope of the financial promotions regime. From the 8 October 2023, all firms marketing cryptoassets to UK consumers, including firms based overseas, must comply with the financial promotions regime. What is a Financial Promotion? A financial promotion is a broadly defined term, with no technological boundaries ...

Carey | July 2023

The National Consumer Service ("SERNAC") initiated a citizen consultation aimed at consumers to learn about their opinions on how protected they feel in consumer matters and how they perceive the current role and powers of the Service. In order to gather the opinion’s of the citizens, a form with 12 questions will be available on its website until July 23 ...

ALRUD Law Firm | July 2023

Please be informed of the adoption of a number of legislative and regulatory acts that impose restrictions on the use of foreign programs and products in the government and financial sectors ...

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