It is rumoured that Bill 12 that amended the Alberta Health Information Act (“HIA”), passed on May 14, 2014, will come into force this year.
A friend of mine with one of China’s leading online retailers just sent me an article listing out food and beverage companies that are using JD.com to market and sell their product in China. For more on JD.com, check out this week’s New York Times story on it. The article my friend sent me is entitled, China: JD.com expands imported food program.
The tinkering with the planning system continues. The addition to the Planning Practice Guidance in November of three slender paragraphs introducing the vacant building credit marks one of the Government’s latest attempts to encourage the redevelopment of brownfield sites.
Do You Really Need That Information? Be Cautious When Asking for Information During the Recruitment Process
Anti-discrimination legislation in Queensland, Victoria, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory prohibit asking a person, either orally or in writing, to supply information on which unlawful discrimination might be based.
India recently enacted the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act) 2013, which protects all “aggrieved women” in the workplace from unlawful harassment.
China Economic Review editor Hudson Lockett interviewed our Beijing-based entertainment lawyer, Mathew Alderson, for his story 2014: The year China’s film industry got more industrial. Mr. Lockett was interested in some of the issues Mathew covered in his recent series on digital ancillaries in China’s film industry.
The Data Protection Commissioner, Helen Dixon, spoke at the Society for Computers and Law’s ‘The Evolution and Reform of Data Protection’ event this morning.
Whenever one of our China attorneys is retained to represent a client providing goods or services to China, we start by asking about the terms of payment.
Due to the size and scope of the U.S. capital markets, U.S. investors can form a meaningful add-on tranche to both public and private Canadian securities offerings.
Last week, Gordon Ramsay lost a High Court battle with his father-in-law, Mr Hutcheson, over the lease of a pub in London entered into in 2008.