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Friday, 20 November, 2020

Malta Publishes New Citizenship Regulations

Earlier today, the 20th of November 2020, new Regulations entitled the “Granting of Citizenship for Exceptional Services Regulations” were issued in virtue of Legal Notice 437 of 2020 (L.N. 437). MORE.

Thursday, 19 November, 2020

Recent SEC Actions Easing Capital Raising Barriers for Smaller Issuers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has taken recent actions aimed toward expanding access to capital markets for smaller issuers and their investors. MORE.

Creation of the Special Regime for the Constitution of Collective Investment Products

On November 17,  General Resolution 868/2020 (the " Resolution ") of the National Securities Commission  was published in the Official Gazette, creating a new regime for the constitution of collective investment products of entrepreneurial capital intended for direct investment or indirect in companies that are in an early stage of development or expansion (the " Products "). MORE.

Thursday, 19 November, 2020

Proposed Privacy Bill Introduces Fines and New Requirements for Private Organizations

The Canadian Government’s long awaited overhaul of existing federal private sector privacy legislation finally arrived on November 17, 2020 with the first reading of Bill C-11 An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and to make consequential and related amendments to other Acts, also known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 (the “Bill C-11”).  Bill C-11 would enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (the “CPPA”) and the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act (the “PIDPTA”). MORE.

Thursday, 19 November, 2020

Local Resource Manufacturing Tax Credit Enacted in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf in July signed House Bill 732, which created a new transferable tax credit for businesses manufacturing fertilizers and petrochemicals using dry natural gas. MORE.

Thursday, 19 November, 2020

IRS Guidance Addresses the Impact of M&A Transactions

On November 16, the IRS provided guidance clarifying the effect of M&A transactions involving target Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) borrowers on a business’s eligibility for the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC).  The following summarizes this guidance. MORE.

Wednesday, 18 November, 2020

Williams Parker Attorneys Attain Florida Bar Board Certification

Williams Parker is pleased to announce partner Elizabeth P. Diaz and associate Steven D. Brownlee, MD, have obtained board certification by The Florida Bar in their areas of specialty, Wills, Trusts & Estates and Health Law, respectively. MORE.

Wednesday, 18 November, 2020

Blum&Grob – Top Tax Experts & Trustees 2021

Very nice, if competence is recognized by experts: We are very pleased about the award "Top Tax Experts & Trustees 2021" in the survey of Bilanz/Le Temps. Our Private Client/Tax Team would like to thank the peers for their recommendations. MORE.

Tuesday, 17 November, 2020

Rich May to Host Webinar on MA Family and Medical Leave Law

Under the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave law, employees are entitled to paid leave benefits starting in 2021 to help them care for a family member or to take time off for their own health condition. MORE.

Monday, 16 November, 2020

The Western High Court acquits a lawyer in a liability case

On October 22, 2020, the Western High Court upheld the district court's decision to acquit a lawyer in a case brought by a former client. MORE.

Monday, 16 November, 2020

The ACCC’s clear warning

In the 12 months since the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its final report on its Digital Platforms Inquiry (DPI), the ACCC has filed two law suits against Google with regard to its handling of personal data. MORE.

Friday, 13 November, 2020

MSN Systems A / S acquires ABP Teletech A / S

Rune Tarnø from TVC Advokatfirma's business department has helped MSN Systems A / S with both the commercial and legal negotiations in connection with the acquisition of ABP Teletech A / S in Roskilde. MORE.