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13 Jan 2021

Canada aims at a Simplified and Eco-Friendly Leave Application Procedure

Canada aims at a Simplified and Eco-Friendly Leave Application Procedure The Apex Court of Canada has introduced requisite amends to its Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada to make the leave application process easier and has also made the whole process eco-friendly by mandating the application for leave to be filed…

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11 Jan 2021

New Zealand's New Tenancy Reform

New Zealand's New Tenancy Reform Introduction A new law is set to come into force on February 11, 2021, making it more difficult for landlords, among several other measures to evict tenants without justification. Significant amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 become legislation from February 11 onwards, incorporating tenants…

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10 Jan 2021

South Africa- Relaxation of loop structure restrictions

South Africa- Relaxation of loop structure restrictions The South African Reserve Bank issued Exchange Control Circular Number 1 of 2021 which essentially relaxes the restrictions on loop structures with effect from 1st January 2021. These relaxations aim to promote growth and incentivize investments in South Africa. A loop structure is…

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07 Jan 2021

Canada- Digital Charter Implementation Act 2020

Canada- Digital Charter Implementation Act 2020 The federal government has updated Canada's privacy framework by introducing the Digital Charter Implementation Act 2020 (DCIA). Upon enactment into law, this Act shall facilitate the protection of Canada's personal information in the private sector, establish provisions in case of breach of privacy, and…

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06 Jan 2021

EU-UK: The EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement

EU-UK: The EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement The Trade Cooperation Treaty between the EU and the UK sets out arrangements of trade of goods and services, intellectual property, aviation, transport, digital commerce, energy, law enforcement, criminal matters, judicial cooperation, thematic cooperation, public procurement Union participation programs. The Agreement aims to preserve…

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04 Jan 2021

China: Measures for the Security Review of Foreign Investment

China: Measures for the Security Review of Foreign Investment The Ministry of Commerce and the National Development and Reform Commission have published measures for the review of foreign investment presumed to take effect on the 18th of January 2021. The measures stipulate carrying out a national security review of specific…

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