Links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation of interest to Queensland government lawyers.
Carroll & O'Dea
Key changes to COVID restrictions imposed in NSW eg hospitality venues, gyms, gatherings etc
Links to media releases, in practice & courts, publications, cases & legislation relating to the Victorian government.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The 2020-21 budget demonstrates a clear commitment from the government to defence against foreign and domestic threats.
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to local government in Australia.
There are difficulties for a proponent in challenging the power of local governments to levy & collect infrastructure charges.
The intention of the New Regulation is to promote transparency, but the implications in practice will be interesting to see.
Austria passed a new Investment Control Act ("ICA") expanding the screening of foreign investments ("FDI"), effective July 25, 2020.
Belgium's fight against money laundering rages on, as the Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) strengthens its focus on increased compliance. This means that businesses ...
The 2020 U.S. election is historic for many reasons—and the outcome will no doubt have a broad and lasting impact on how business gets done between the United States and Canada.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The Alberta court has once again called out pseudo law, that body of "spurious legally incorrect ideas that superficially sound like law and purport to be real law".
On 16 October 2020, the Cayman Government gazetted regulations bringing into effect its Global Citizen programme
According to World Bank's Doing Business report, China advanced to a global ranking of 46 this year regarding business environment, up from 78 last year.
Por disposición legal, anteriormente los actos y contratos se debían realizar y otorgar en presencia y en unidad de acto ante un Notario Público.
By legal provision, previously, acts and contracts had to be performed and granted before a Notary Public as a single act.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
On October 11, 2020, the EU Foreign Direct Investment Regulation—which establishes a European framework for the screening of foreign investments into the European Union— entered into force.
The "EU Regulation 2019/452 establishing a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments into the Union" (the "Regulation") on the grounds of security and public order has come into...
Whilst foreign direct investments ("FDI") in German companies have been subject to a screening regime for a long time, over the last few years the FDI regime in Germany has constantly...
On October 14, 2020, the US State Department released its report required under Section 5(a) of the Hong Kong Autonomy Act ("HKAA"). As detailed in our prior Legal Update,...
The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 (Act) regulates the receipt and utilisation of foreign donations to ensure that such contributions do not adversely affect internal security.