The CFIUS issued two interim rules implementing certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.
October 16, 2018
The highly anticipated Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission inquiring into the aged care industry have now been released.
October 10, 2018
The recent seizure by United States federal agents of documents in the possession of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has generated much press and speculation concerning the scope of protection over those documents afforded by the attorney-client privilege.
October 04, 2018
On 18 September 2018 the Constitutional Court ruled that the private cultivation and private consumption of cannabis by consenting adults is not a criminal offence and directed Parliament to amend the relevant legislation within 24 months.
October 01, 2018
The long awaited South African Companies Amendment Bill (Bill) was published last week Friday for comment here.
September 25, 2018
Resolution 1238 of 2018 establishes new rules regarding the implementation of the Information System to Report Foreigners (SIRE), parameters for the fulfillment of immigration obligations and the sanction procedures to be followed in case of breaches.
September 11, 2018
On August 31, 2018, the President of the Republic passed: (i) Decree Nº 3,601 through which the national minimum salary (Decree for the Increase of the Minimum Salary) was increased to BsS. 1,800, granted to all public and private sector workers, and the retirement pay for pensioners was updated and set at BsS. 1,800; and (ii) Decree N° 3,602 through which socialist food ticket payments for workers was set (Decree for the Adjustment of the Socialist Food Ticket) at BsS. 180 per month. Both decrees were published in the Extraordinary Official Gazette N° 6,403 dated August 31, 2018.
September 06, 2018
The white paper discusses the proposed policy changes that would significantly alter the Medicare ACO program.
August 28, 2018
President Trump signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act (“NDAA”), which included the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (“FIRRMA”).
August 16, 2018
In June 2017, the US Supreme Court issued its holding in Bristol-Meyers Squibb v. Superior Court of California, rendering it far more difficult for a plaintiff to sue an out-of-state defendant, even one with extensive business contacts within the forum state.
August 15, 2018