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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The management of renewable projects' social impact, especially on indigenous people, is critical to the overall success.
Marque Lawyers
The High Court split 4:3 and the majority of judges ruled that an Aboriginal Australian cannot be an alien to Australia.
Marque Lawyers
Ricky Gervais agreed to compensate Aboriginal artist, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, for using a reproduction of his work.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The Waanyi Governing Tribal Council – a legally registered entity – declared that they would administer their nation.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
If their indigeneity can be proven, First Nations people cannot be deported as aliens, even when they are noncitizens.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
It is sixteen years since Thomas (TJ) Hickey was thrown from his push bike and impaled on a fence in inner city Sydney.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The case shows difficulties when parties wish to enforce agreements about protection and management of cultural heritage.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Incarceration of indigenous people must end, "because if they're not in gaol, they have a better chance of surviving.
Canada
Gowling WLG
On April 11, 2020, the Federal Government enacted legislation for its new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS").
Cassels
The Court of Appeal confirmed that until Aboriginal title is negotiated in a treaty or established in court, simply asserting Aboriginal title does not grant any of the particular rights associated with Aboriginal title.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced today that the 75% Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (the "Wage Subsidy") will be extended for an additional 12 weeks to August 29, 2020.
Bennett Jones LLP
COVID-19 is affecting how the Crown and proponents consult and engage with Indigenous peoples.
Bennett Jones LLP
On May 4, 2020, the Alberta Indigenous Opportunities Corporation (AIOC) released its program guidelines by which it will evaluate investment proposals made by Indigenous communities (ICs).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In its April 24, 2020, decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal (Court) quashed the Alberta Energy Regulator's (AER) approval of a bitumen recovery project (Project) proposed by Prosper Petroleum Ltd.
Gowling WLG
In light of COVID-19, many First Nation communities are facing a dilemma: hold a band council election in the midst of a global pandemic and lockdown...
Gowling WLG
Indigenous communities are uniquely vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic due to their general remoteness, inadequate healthcare infrastructure, overcrowded and poor housing conditions
Nigeria
Deal HQ Partners
The Nigerian Content Development and Enforcement Bill seeks to promote indigenous participation in key sectors of the economy (Information and Communications Technology, Mining, Construction, Oil and Gas and Power.
South Africa
KISCH IP
Good progress has been made in South Africa to establish and provide for the adequate protection of traditional works over the past few years.
United States
Holland & Knight
El 8 de mayo de 2020 fue publicado en el Diario Oficial de la Federación (DOF) el Decreto mediante el cual se reforma y adiciona el Artículo 4 de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos...
Holland & Knight
A less obvious but inevitable consequence of the economic downturn and decline in the markets associated with the COVID-19 outbreak is the unraveling of an increased number of Ponzi schemes and other...
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