Authored by our members, this blog features updates about legal and business trends, the impact of changes in law and other topics of interest affecting multi-jurisdictional businesses.

Thursday, 9 September, 2021

The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has certified the first application for a collective proceedings order (CPO) on an opt-out basis, paving the way for a class-action claim against Mastercard.

Tuesday, 31 August, 2021

With online data privacy protection not having been a priority for too long, companies should be aware that China is now stepping up its game with the new Data Security Law (DSL) that was passed on 10 June 2021 and comes into effect on September 1, 2021.

Thursday, 26 August, 2021

Following the implementation of Indonesia’s Law No. 11 of 2020 on Job Creation (or Omnibus Law), the government has issued a series of regulations providing further clarification and guidance for many of the nation’s key economic sectors.

Tuesday, 24 August, 2021

In his July 9, 2021, executive order, US President Joseph R.

Friday, 6 August, 2021

The pharmaceutical and healthcare industries in Vietnam have seen a number of positive developments in recent years, including the passage of the Law on Pharmacy in 2016.

Friday, 2 July, 2021

On June 1, 2021, the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO) launched operations.

Thursday, 1 July, 2021

On Monday, July 5, 2021, changes to Ontario’s Business Corporations Act (OBCA), will take effect.

Friday, 30 April, 2021

In what may be a sign of things to come in other countries, Ally Law member firm Russell Kennedy reports that temporary relief measures introduced in Australia at the height of the coronavirus pandemic to facilitate electronic signing of documents and virtual annual general meetings (AGMs) have now expired.

Tuesday, 20 April, 2021

Joseph R. Biden began his term as 46th president of the United States with at least part of what he needed to begin almost-immediate implementation of his legislative and policy initiatives: a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives, and a 50-50 split in the Senate that allows Vice President Kamala Harris to break, in the president’s favor, any tied votes in that chamber.

Wednesday, 31 March, 2021

The last day for entities to bring their websites and mobile applications into compliance with the French Data Protection Authority’s (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, or CNIL) new rules on cookies and other trackers is 31 March 2021.

Monday, 29 March, 2021

A decision handed down on 15 January 2021 by the UK Court of Appeal may lead to increased costs of litigation funding.

Tuesday, 16 March, 2021

On March 11, 2021, and after months of debate in the US Congress regarding the federal government’s third round of COVID-19-related economic stimulus, President Joseph R.