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Whitmer nominates Dearborn police chief to State Law Commission

DEARBORN, MI — Governor Gretchen Whitmer has appointed Dearborn Police Chief Issa Shahin to Michigan’s Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, a highly selective standards body that shapes all aspects of the profession in the state of Michigan, city officials said Friday. Shahin, a 24-year veteran of the Dearborn Police Department, was nominated for the position […]

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Law Commission launches consultation on digital assets – Osborne Clarke

UK Companies Involved in Crypto-Token Transactions Have Opportunity to Shape Future Crypto-Asset Regulation The UK Law Commission has released (July 28, 2022) a Digital Assets Consultation Paper and Summary, following an earlier public consultation and subsequent legal statement from the UK Jurisdiction Taskforce in 2019 which examined the legal status of crypto-assets. The document recognizes […]

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Abuse and Neglect Blog – Law Commission recommendations on criminalizing “downblousing” and sharing images without consent.

In July, the Law Commission of England and Wales published new recommendations aimed at protecting victims of intimate image abuse by strengthening the law in this area. In 2019, the Department of Justice asked the Law Commission to conduct a review of existing criminal law regarding the taking, making and sharing of intimate images without […]

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Inflation Act Tax Credits to Brighten Platinum Prices & More Latest News Here

Peapack Private Wealth Management chief executive warns investors not to overreact to July inflation rate on ‘Making Money’. The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is expected to raise prices for platinum, a key component of many green technologies, by expanding tax credits to drive demand for hybrid and electric vehicles, charging stations and refueling, green energy […]

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Law Commission Proposes Groundbreaking Rules for Ownership of Crypto Tokens and NFTs – TechCrunch

Legal reform body for England and Wales says digital assets are personal property Dr. Adam Sanitt Donor Dr. Adam Sanitt is a knowledge director specializing in financial litigation, technology and innovation at global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. There is a middle finger earthquake occurring in the field of digital assets, which is expected to […]

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Biden signs the Cut Inflation Act of 2022 – Tax Authorities

August 17, 2022 Winston & Strawn LLP To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Today, President Biden signed into law the Cutting Inflation Act of 2022 (the “Act”). The law ushers in, among other things, significant changes to the Internal Revenue Code and […]

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UK Law Commission consults on digital asset law reforms | Shearman & Sterling LLP

Following the Digital Assets Call for Evidence in 2021, the UK Law Commission has published a consultation on proposals to reform English and Welsh law to recognize and protect the rights of users of digital assets. The Law Commission believes that the law of England and Wales is resilient, flexible and iterative enough to adapt […]

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Bulletin – August 22 | Tax law – Tax authorities

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. STJ RECOGNIZES POSSIBILITY OF ICMS CREDIT ON SURCHARGE TAX SUBSTITUTION The Superior Court of Justice (STJ) granted the taxpayer the right to register the credits linked to the State VAT (ICMS) corresponding to the overpayment in the tax […]

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REP law, tax proposal to reduce plastic waste

Plastic trash is shown on a trash-filled shoreline on Freedom Island in Paranaque City, September 3, 2019. (Reuters Photo) The Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) believes that enacting the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022 requiring companies to establish EPR programs for their plastic packaging would significantly reduce the amount of plastic waste. dumped into […]

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DTI drafts vape law rules as studies show no impact on indoor air quality

According to peer-reviewed scientific studies, the vapors produced by smokeless alternatives to cigarettes such as vapes and heated tobacco products have no negative impact on indoor air quality unlike the smoke from combustible cigarettes. Studies provide evidence that smokeless products do not negatively affect air quality in enclosed spaces and may provide smokers with a […]

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New Zealand Law Commission recommends class action law – Class Actions

August 09, 2022 Herbert Smith’s Freehills To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. New Zealand is set to move closer to a statutory class action proceeding after the New Zealand Law Commission’s recent publication (NZLC) final report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding. […]

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Việt Nam contributes to the International Law Commission

VIETNAM, August 7 – GENEVA — Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyễn Hồng Thao pledged to further contribute to the progress and development of international law, for peace, friendship, cooperation and sustainable development in the world. Speaking at the 73rd session of the International Law Commission (ILC) on 5 August, the Ambassador, on behalf of the regional group […]

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Vietnam actively contributes to the International Law Commission | Policy

Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao (Photo: VNA) Geneva (VNA) – Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Hong Thao pledged to contribute more to the progress and development of international law, for peace, friendship, cooperation and sustainable development in the world. Speaking at the 73rd session of the International Law Commission (ILC) on 5 August, the Ambassador, on behalf […]

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Prime Minister asks PD to seek opinion of Ministry of Justice

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has instructed the Energy Division to seek legal advice from the Justice Ministry to appoint government administrators to KE’s board. The prime minister directed the energy division to inquire with the Justice Department whether federal cabinet consent is required to appoint GOP directors to the KE board. According to a report, […]

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Singapore: Legal services may be offered in metaverse, says Ministry of Justice official

Singapore’s legal sector seeks to keep up with emerging technologies such as the metaverse. According to Singapore’s second law minister, Edwin Tong, legal services such as marriage proceedings, court litigation and government services may one day be offered in the metaverse. Tong, who is also Minister for Culture, Community and Youth, was speaking at the […]

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Changes underway following the recommendations of the Law Commission for the reform of marriage and civil partnership ceremonies

The Law Commission has now released its long-awaited report on the laws governing marriages and civil partnership ceremonies. As early as December 2014, the government invited the Law Commission to conduct a review of the law governing marriages and civil partnership ceremonies in that country. This led to the publication of a guidance document a […]

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“Vacancies at the highest level”: Law Commission and CVC share the same story

House ” National ” “Vacancies at the highest level”: Law Commission and CVC share the same story New Delhi, August 2 (SocialNews.XYZ) Two important institutions – the Law Commission and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) – have been operating without staff at the highest level for some time now. The Law Commission, which is mandated […]

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The Law Commission’s consultation paper on digital assets, including the proposal for a third category of personal property to cover crypto-tokens and other digital assets

The Law Commission for England and Wales has launched a major and detailed consultation on proposals to ensure the law recognizes and protects digital assets, which include crypto-tokens, cryptoassets and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). In this article, we provide our readers with a high-level overview of some of these proposals, which include (1) the creation of […]

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The Law Commission of England proposes a new form of ownership for Bitcoin

The Law Commission of England’s proposal outlines a new form of ownership for digital assets, custody operations and a framework for legal proceedings. The Law Commission of England and Wales, an independent legal reform consultancy originally commissioned by parliament, has proposed a new ownership category to encompass digital assets such as bitcoin in a 549-page […]

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Law Commission Digital Assets Consultation – A Property Rights Reform Proposal – Fin Tech

The Law Commission of England and Wales has published a consultation paper (the Paper) on the recognition and protection of digital assets. The consultation, which closes November 4, 2022, focuses on the legal treatment of digital assets and recommends legislative reform to create a third category of personal property – called “data objects” – beyond […]

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UK – Law Commission on digital assets: five key takeaways | Allen & Overy LLP

1. A new property type Much of the Law Commission’s analysis focuses on property law. The great advantage of property rights is that they can be invoked against the rest of the world. In contrast, personal rights, such as those in a contract, exist only between the parties who have assumed them. Property rights come […]