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|New Building Bylaw: No More Door Knobs|
Conrad Rego; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014In September, 2013, Vancouver City Council approved a new 2014 City of Vancouver Building Bylaw. According to the City, the 2014 Building Bylaw 10908, which covers detached houses and low-rise residential buildings, brings about changes to the current Building Bylaw 9419 to support housing for...
|Deoffshorisation' of the Russian Economy: Updated Version of the Draft Law on Controlled Foreign Company Legislation and Other Measures|
Olga Boltenko, Ayshat Gaydarova; Withers Bergman LLP;
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 10, 2014The Russian Ministry of Finance has published an updated version of the draft controlled foreign company rules (hereinafter - "CFC") on the 2nd of September (hereinafter - ‘the new Draft’). The previous drafts were covered in detail in our press releases of 24 March and 5...
|Senate Commerce Committee Releases Revised Draft of Legislation Extending STELA and Making Other Changes to the Communications Act|
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014Senators Rockefeller (D-WV) and Thune (R-SD), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, have released a revised version of S. 2799, the “Satellite Television Access and Viewer Rights Act” (STAVRA). The full committee is scheduled to...
|New Requirements for Commercial Co-Venturers in South Carolina|
Kenneth R. Florin, James D. Taylor; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
September 18, 2014, previously published on September 2014Governor Nikki Haley signed into law House Bill 3367, which amends the South Carolina Solicitation of Charitable Funds Act, and took effect upon the governor's signature. Some of the new registration requirements must be completed by October 4, 2014.
|Shale Gas Update|
Danielle Beggs, Sam Boileau, Adam Brown, Jeremy Cape, Humphrey Douglas; Dentons Canada LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 4, 2014In the second of our Shale Updates following the publication of the Government's criteria for the 14th Round of Petroleum Exploration Development Licences (PEDLs), we look at the likely impact of the new planning guidance and Infrastructure Bill proposals for automatic subterranean rights. Whilst...
|Government Fees for Immigration Services Increased|
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 11, 2014Higher government fees have been implemented for the processing of several immigration applications, according to the Indonesian Directorate General of Immigration. The changes took effect on July 3, 2014.
|Ontario Government Has Reintroduced the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014|
Meghan Lindo; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 5, 2014On March 24, 2014, the Ontario government introduced Bill 179 which, if passed, would give the government the authority to establish new “compensation frameworks” for certain senior public sector executives and implement new accountability and transparency measures for the broader...
|Government of Canada Update on Mandatory Reporting Standards for Extractive Industry|
Erik Arnold, Anthony Cole, Paul M. Lalonde; Dentons Canada LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 2, 2014In April of this year, the Government of Canada issued a Consultation Paper regarding mandatory reporting standards for extractive industry companies, requiring disclosure of payments to foreign and domestic governments (the proposed reporting standards). In the Consultation Paper, the Government...
|U.S. House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Shipping of U.S. LNG Exports|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 12, 2014The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation held a hearing this week on the status of the U.S. Merchant Marine. The hearing focused on H.R. 5270, the bipartisan “Growing American Shipping Act” or GAS Act, which would promote the export...
|As Water Flows, So Does the Reach of the Government: The Clean Water Act|
Steven L. Hoch; Morris Polich & Purdy LLP;
September 17, 2014, previously published on September 3, 2014The great political orator Woody Allen once said, “I believe there's something out there watching over us. Unfortunately, it's the government.” In terms of the jurisdiction of the United States government over environmental conditions, a cynic like Mr. Allen has foretold the current...