Brazil
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
This act is a clear case of misleading advertising, a practice prohibited by the Brazilian Consumer Defense Code.
Canada
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Merger review activity remained strong through the month of December, with a total of 236 merger reviews having been completed in 2021.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The law of defamation in the political arena has a long history.
Cassels
On December 20, 2021, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA) submitted its proposed Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices rule (Proposed UDAP) to the Ministry of Finance for final approval.
McMillan LLP
Plan for the Ban: Our New Year's Update of Single-Use Plastics Bans Across Canada
Gowling WLG
On Jan. 13, 2022, the Government of Alberta announced a new permanent residence pathway – the Accelerated Tech Pathway – with the goal of attracting tech talent from around the world to settle in Alberta.
Pallett Valo LLP
A major legislative change is coming to Ontario that will greatly benefit builders, developers, commercial tenants and municipalities.
Cyprus
KPMG Cyprus
On 13 December 2021, the Cyprus Council of Ministers approved the temporary reduction of the applicable VAT rate on electricity supplied to vulnerable consumers as well as for other households.
KPMG Cyprus
The Tax Department has released on 12 October 2021 the Interpretative Circular 53 relating to the above subject.
Solsidus Law
As the world moves into a greener and more tax conscious climate in 2022, the OECD has already paved the way for implementation of the BEPS Pillar II and a global 15% corporate tax rate on the profit of MNEs.
Egypt
Youssry Saleh & Partners
A drone helps institutes to decide within minutes the type and amount of resources needed to send to the scene of a forest fire.
European Union
Dillon Eustace
While funds and their management companies may still be taking stock after a busy year in 2021, 2022 is shaping up to be an equally demanding year for industry stakeholders.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The European Commission has published rules to permanently lower the initial net short position reporting threshold from 0.2 per cent to 0.1 per cent under the EU Short Selling Regulation (EU SSR).
India
IndusLaw
Recently, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India ("SC"), in the case of Samruddhi Co-operative Housing Society Ltd. ("Appellant") vs. Mumbai Mahalaxmi Construction Pvt. Ltd.
Italy
Withers LLP
With Ruling no. 9 of 11 January 2022, the Italian Tax Authorities provided some guidance concerning...
Nigeria
Marcus-Okoko & Co
Over a decade ago, Satoshi Nakamoto, the unknown person or group behind bitcoin described how blockchain technology could be used to solve the double-spending problem.
Saudi Arabia
Squire Patton Boggs
In late May, the Capital Market Authority (CMA) issued a routine resolution approving the public offering of a real estate fund.
Squire Patton Boggs
As algorithmic trading becomes the norm in many capital markets around the globe, it is still a relatively new concept on the Tadawul, which capital market institutions continue to observe with intrigue.
Squire Patton Boggs
Over the last year, there has been a gradual narrowing of the Capital Market Authority's (CMA) formal Securities Advertisement exemptions, which foreign investment managers had become accustomed...
Squire Patton Boggs
The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) has issued new Shariah Governance Rules dated May 2021 (the Rules) for financial institutions operating in Saudi Arabia.
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