Tag Archives: January

Dutch UBO register to come into force in January 2020

On 4 April 2019, the Dutch Minister of Finance (the Minister) submitted a legislative proposal for the introduction of an ultimate beneficial owner register (the UBO Register) in the Netherlands (the Proposal) to the Dutch Parliament. The Minister also, among … Continue reading

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Top Global Regulatory Changes – January 2019

Here are a few noteworthy global EHS regulatory changes from January 2019. We cover EHS legislation and standards for over 90 countries and 200 jurisdictions. If you would like to track legislative changes for specific regions, countries or jurisdictions, we … Continue reading

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January Stock Market Bounce Leads To Dangerous “Risk Off” Sales Pitch To Investors

As the stock market stabilizes from the devastating fourth quarter of 2018, investors must be wary of brokers pitching “risk off” trades. First, let’s define “risk-on risk-off.” It refers to changes in investment activity in response to global economic patterns, … Continue reading

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January 2019 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update

This past month may well be regarded as one of the more legally satisfying for businesses using independent contractors.  Courts issued three decisions in favor of companies on the issue as to whether certain workers are ICs or employees: the … Continue reading

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Quickscribe Annotations for January 2019

Several pieces of BC legislation received new Quickscribe Online annotations in January:Wildfire Act, Forest And Range Practices Act, Woodlot Licence Planning And Practices Regulation 21/2004, Forest Planning and Practices Regulation 14/2004 (Jeff Waatainen, DLA Piper LL)Patients Property Act, Public Guardian … Continue reading

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