British Virgin Islands
The enforceability of digital contracts and electronic signatures (e-signatures) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is presently governed by the Electronic Transactions Act 2001 (the Act).
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal government has lowered interest rates and some businesses are cautiously optimistic that the worst is over.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Lately, there has been a lot of discussion about what businesses need to be thinking about and doing as we all, hopefully, start to emerge from the throes of the global pandemic.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent decision of British Columbia Attorney General v Quinsam Coal Corporation, 2020 BCSC 640 (Quinsam), the British Columbia Supreme Court (the Court)...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) provides welcome financial support to workers across Canada who have stopped working due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens.
Minden Gross LLP
On May 11, the federal government announced new measures to support businesses so they can keep their workers on the payroll and weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rogers Partners LLP
Justice MacLeod in Rabbat et al. v. Nadon et al, 2020 ONSC 2933, confirmed the legitimacy of virtual commissioning of affidavits.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Could Pablo Escobar sue for breach of contract? Can a Tony Soprano get an agreement enforced by court order?
Clyde & Co
On 16 April 2020, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) issued Guidance on the Proper Handling of Civil Cases Involving the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in Accordance with the Law (I) (the Guidance), which came into force on the same day.
I do not wish to define size of droplets and argue whether COVID-19 is airborne. Frankly I do not give a damn.
On 7 May 2020, the European Commission published an action plan designed to strengthen the EU's framework for preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. This note provides an overview of the main features of the plan.
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
M&A and corporate transactions (including mere group-internal restructurings) in the financial sector often not only require profound corporate law documentation, but also financial regulatory...
Clyde & Co
Tuesday (5th May 2020) marked the 100th day since the first COVID-19 case in Hong Kong. Over the last few weeks, the number of locally transmitted infections has dropped significantly.
Under the erstwhile indirect tax regime, a manufacturer or service provider could avail credit of the tax paid on goods and services (known as inputs and input services)
The provisions regarding overtime wages, as contained in Section 59 of the Act, shall continue to be applicable without any change.
LCA Studio Legale
The need for companies to implement a management sys-tem capable of ensuring business continuity (Business Continuity Management System or BCMS) arises from an analysis of their ...
In September 2018, Jersey adopted the Limited Liability Companies (Jersey) Law 2018 (the LLC Law) which will allow, once further enabling legislation has been passed, for the establishment of limited liability companies (Jersey LLCs).
ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN, société anonyme
On 7 May 2020, the Luxembourg Parliament adopted a law extending the deadlines for publishing annual accounts and related reports mentioned in certain specific laws of the financial sector...
All companies are faced with the unending need to access more capital and consequently, the appetite to adopt innovative and creative methods of raising funds with minimal liability is increasing.