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2 April 2020

In a reversal of earlier decisions in the England and Wales courts, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that Morrisons Supermarkets was not vicariously liable for the actions of an employee who maliciously copied and published the company's entire workforce payroll data.

2 April 2020

Over 90 jurisdictions have amended their double taxation agreements to comply with the OECD's treaty-shopping-prevention rules under the base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) project.

31 March 2020

The Ontario Law Society has issued a special advisory that during the coronavirus epidemic it will interpret the “in person” rule in s.9 of the Commissioners for Taking Affidavits Act as not requiring the lawyer or paralegal to be in the physical presence of the client when swearing an oath or declaration.

30 March 2020

Between 17 and 20 March, Mostyn J presided over the first case in the England and Wales Court of Protection to be held entirely remotely via Skype.

30 March 2020

Proposals in India's 2020 federal budget to significantly extend the tax residency rules have been diluted in the final version of Finance Act 2020.

26 March 2020

The Law Society of Scotland has issued some temporary practical guidance on the preparation and signing of wills in Scotland while social isolation is being enforced.

26 March 2020

The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has launched a new aid programme for taxpayers affected by the coronavirus epidemic, offering extensive relief from tax collection and a postponement of its most important compliance actions.

25 March 2020

Various Brazilian states are recording an increase in the number of wills registered as COVID-19 continues to have a global impact.

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