Canada's federal government has announced amendments to the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the Act), after its entry into force at the beginning of 2023 unexpectedly cast a shadow across the commercial real estate market.
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03/04/2023
The UK government is consulting on proposed amendments to several codes of practice under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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03/04/2023
UK television presenter Gary Lineker has won the first round of his dispute with HMRC over his off-payroll working arrangements with the BBC and BT Sport.
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30/03/2023
The Cayman Islands government has gazetted seven amendment Bills extending the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority's (CIMA’s) enforcement regime to many more types of supervised bodies.
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30/03/2023
The Court of Appeal for Ontario (the Court of Appeal) has upheld the decision of the province’s Superior Court of Justice (the Superior Court) that ruled a grantor’s powers of attorney (POAs) invalid. The case considered capacity, undue influence and the admissibility of “surreptitious” audio recordings as evidence.
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28/03/2023
The England and Wales High Court (EWHC) has upheld a pre-nuptial agreement made in 2005 that gave the wife GBP11.75 million, including GBP4.75 million for accommodation.
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27/03/2023
The Irish government has begun consulting on the Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Act 2023, setting out new standards of conduct and amending the fitness and probity regime.
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27/03/2023
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a consultation on measures to help couples in England and Wales resolve private family disputes earlier through mediation.
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23/03/2023
New draft legislation from the Australian government will require all public companies to disclose information on the number of their subsidiaries and their country of tax domicile in their financial reports.
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23/03/2023
The Chilean Chamber of Deputies has rejected the tax reform Bill that was proposed by the government in July 2022.
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22/03/2023