On September 14, 2016, Mr. Justice Macleod of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta gave oral reasons for judgment in Re Marquee Energy Ltd. and The Alberta Oilsands Inc. (unreported, Action No. 1601-11071, Judicial Centre of Calgary).
Brazilian Government Announces New Packages of Measures Towards Privatization of Projects and Assets
With the conclusion of former President Dilma Roussef’s impeachment procedure, the government of President Michel Temer announced, on September 13, its first set of infrastructure projects to be privatized, whether by concession or by assignment.
In a recent development in data breach class actions in Canada, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, while approving the class settlement in Lozanski v The Home Depot, Inc., denied payments sought by the representative Plaintiffs (the “Honoraria”) and substantially reduced counsel fees payable pursuant to the settlement.
In an effort to further streamline the H-2B application process and make it less burdensome for employers, the Department of Labor has announced procedural changes to reduce the amount of documentation to demonstrate “temporary need.”
The United States currently has only two income tax treaties in effect with Latin American jurisdictions: Mexico and Venezuela.
Ten years ago, our China lawyers would get two to three contracts a year where our client was selling products to China.
On Friday, 23 September 2016, we held a well-received webinar on the Commission’s latest package of legislative initiatives in the copyright environment.
Have you heard about the NHL’s newest, not-yet-fully-named hockey team, based in Las Vegas?
There has been published in the Official Journal of the EU (OJ) the Commission Delegated Regulation of 7 June 2016 supplementing the Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive with regard to regulatory technical standards specifying a minimum set of the information on financial contracts that should be contained in the detailed records and the circumstances in which the requirement should be imposed.