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UK Law Commission seeks evidence on DAOs – Expert says ‘new legal forms are needed’ CryptoGlobe

The UK Law Commission recently asked experts and users to take part in a ten-week exercise aimed at helping the Commission better understand the workings of Devolved Autonomous Organizations (DAOs). A blockchain expert said the commission’s call shows the UK is “leading the way in thinking about and developing the law and other necessary institutions.” […]

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BIR Releases Vaping Law Tax Guidelines

A man vapes outside a restaurant in Mandaluyon on November 12, 2019. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News/Dossier MANILA—The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued guidance on the implementation of the Vaping Law which sets the price floor for heated, vapor and other e-cigarettes. The bureau on Thursday issued Tax Regulation No. 14-2022, which acts as […]

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Extensive consultations on the drafting of the SIM law rules

SEN. Mary Grace Poe called for broad consultation in drafting the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Registration Act (Republic Act 11934). Poe noted that the government has 60 days to propose TRI from when the law comes into force on Oct. 28. “We expect an IRR that will embody […]

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Ministry of Justice begins implementing online visa payment

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Directorate General of Immigration of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights begins to implement the policy of electronic visa on arrival (e-VoA) and e-Visa payment (gateway of payment). “The payment gateway is a collective effort to provide convenient immigration services and support the national investment climate,” Acting Director General of […]

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DOJ opinion sought on TOA amendment – Newspaper

LAHORE: The Department of Commerce has sought advice from the Department of Justice on increasing the term of office of board members of business organizations to two years through an amendment to the Business Organization Act 2013 (TOA). Due to anomalies and uncertainties, the authorities concerned do not publish the calendar of compulsory elections for […]

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UK Law Commission expects ‘substantial impact’ of Digital Assets Act review

The Law Commission of England and Wales hopes to make the UK a leading jurisdiction to tackle legal disputes involving emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies, digital assets and electronic documentation. The project, entitled “Digital assets: which law, which court?” was announced on October 18 with the aim of examining international legal challenges involving cryptocurrencies and […]

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Uniform Civil Code: Reject PILs Against Proposals, Says Justice Department at SC

Parliament has the sovereign right to make laws. Thus, PILs filed in court calling for a uniform civil code in the country should be dismissed as untenable, the Justice Department said in its affidavit. The Supreme Court had asked for a response from the Union government on a batch of petitions asking the government to […]

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Only Parliament can make laws, UCC-seeking PILs cannot stand: Justice Department at SC

New Delhi: The Union Justice Department told the Supreme Court that Parliament exercises the sovereign right to make laws and no outside authority can order it to enact law, recommending that petitions asking for a code Uniform Civilian (UCC) be rejected as unmaintainable. . The ministry made the observations in an affidavit which was filed […]

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Ministry of Justice to facilitate Japanese investment in Indonesia

We are preparing the latest immigration policy in the form of a second residence visa to facilitate and simplify the immigration process for foreign investors. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Law and Human Rights’ Immigration Directorate General has said it will facilitate Japanese investors who wish to invest in the country. “We are preparing […]

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Global Vantage: Law Commission Review of Arbitration Act 1996 – Should the Act be Reformed?

In our Global Vantage article in February, we reported that the Law Commission had announced that it would be conducting a review of the Arbitration Act 1996. The Law Commission has now released its consultation paper on its review , which provides its draft legislative reform proposals to amend and update the law. This article […]

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Commercial tenancy reforms proposed by the Scottish Law Commission

In the event that no valid notice of termination is served by either party, and the parties have not otherwise made clear their intention to terminate the lease, the lease shall continue. Unlike England, where tenancies expire without notice, in Scotland the automatic renewal of leases can often catch landlords and tenants unaware that […]

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The Ministry of Justice dwells on the response to the EC

The government is slow to respond to the Electoral Commission’s proposal to amend the Representation of the People Ordinance 1972 for the use of electronic voting machines at the next general election. “The Electoral Commission has written to the Ministry of Justice to inquire about the status of the proposal. The ministry, however, has yet […]

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Headless Law Commission since September 2018, SC asks for the opinion of the AG

House ” General ” Immigration ” Headless Law Commission since September 2018, SC asks for the opinion of the AG New Delhi, October 10 (SocialNews.XYZ) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the opinion of Attorney General R. Venkataramani on a plea asking the Center to appoint the Law Commission of India, which had remained unheaded […]

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The EC asks again for the response of the Ministry of Justice to the proposed amendment to the RPO

The Electoral Commission has sent a further letter to the Ministry of Justice asking about the status of their proposal to amend certain provisions of the Representation of the People Ordinance (RPO). Previously, the EC sent a proposal to the Ministry of Justice to modify certain provisions of the RPO on August 8, but the […]

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The mandate of ex-VC Faizan Mustafa of NALSAR under the scanner. The Ministry of Justice intervenes – Edexlive

NALSAR | (Photo: Express) Telangana High Court Chief Justice Ujjal Bhuyan has been instructed by the Union Law Ministry to initiate an investigation into the alleged discrepancies by Professor Faizan Mustafa, former Vice Chancellor of the National Academy studies and legal research (NALSAR). Justice Bhuyan is the Chancellor of NALSAR and as instructed by the […]

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SC to hear argument seeking direction for the appointment of the head of the Law Commission

New Delhi: The Supreme Court is expected to hear a plea on Monday asking the central government to appoint the post of chairman of the Law Commission of India, which has been vacant since 2018. A bench, headed by Chief Justice UU Lalit and including Justice S. Ravindra Bhat, would take up the plea filed […]

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One Person, One Seat: Proposal from the Election Commission of India to the Ministry of Justice

Electoral Commission (CEC) Chairman Rajiv Kumar has written to the Justice Ministry proposing to limit one person to running in one constituency at a time. Under the current scenario, an eligible person can run for office from two different seats or constituencies. The move comes following the polling committee’s recent delisting of 284 Unrecognized Registered […]

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ECI proposal to the Ministry of Justice

New Delhi: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar has written a letter to the Justice Ministry proposing to limit a person to running in only one constituency at a time. Currently, an eligible person can stand for election from two different seats or constituencies. The move comes amid the polling panel that recently deregistered 284 […]

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Law Commission Proposes Arbitration Law Updates

The legal framework for arbitration in England, Wales and Northern Ireland should be updated to ensure it ‘stays state-of-the-art’ and ‘continues to support global leadership of London in international arbitration,” said the advisers to the British Parliament. The Law Commission for England and Wales has said major changes to the Arbitration Act 1996 are […]

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Podesta and IRS get to work on Climate Act tax incentives

The IRS wants your opinion. The Treasury Department and the IRS announced on Wednesday that they want the public to intervene on the climate-related and renewable energy tax incentives included in the massive climate law signed into law in August. The bulk of the climate and energy-related spending included in this law — $270 billion […]

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Scottish Law Commission recommends review of rules to end commercial tenancies

The Scottish Law Commission has recommended a new set of rules for the termination of leases of commercial property in Scotland, replacing the existing common law of tacit relocation. Today, the tacit renewal – automatic continuation of a lease at the end of the period for which it was granted if appropriate notice has not […]

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Podesta and IRS get to work on climate law tax incentives

The IRS wants your opinion. The Treasury Department and the IRS announced on Wednesday that they want the public to intervene on the climate-related and renewable energy tax incentives included in the massive climate law signed into law in August. The bulk of the climate and energy-related spending included in this law — $270 billion […]

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Update: What is the purpose of the Law Commission’s consultation on the recognition and protection of digital assets? – End Tech

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Developments in the field of digital assets are moving at an increasingly rapid pace, and the English legal system continues to adapt and demonstrate its recognition of the importance and status of digital assets. In a […]

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Law Commission to review ‘prison whistleblowers’

The controversial use of prison witnesses in New Zealand’s justice system will finally be revisited. Known as ‘prison whistleblowers’, these are criminals who claim another prisoner confessed to them in jail or admitted details of a crime in which they were involved. In return for this evidence, they are often rewarded with reduced sentences for […]

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Law Commission of England and Wales publishes consultation paper on Arbitration Act 1996 | Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

The Arbitration Act 1996 entered into force on January 31, 1997. Twenty-five years later, it is still the reference legal framework for arbitration. On September 22, 2022, the Law Commission of England and Wales published its long-awaited “Review of the Arbitration Act 1996: A consultation paper”. The review aims to ensure that the Act remains […]

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Law Commission releases consultation paper on its review of the Arbitration Act 1996 | Shearman & Sterling LLP

In January 2022, the Law Commission of England and Wales launched a review of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the Act) as part of its 14th law reform programme. We shared our initial thoughts on the Commission’s review earlier this year. On September 22, 2022, the Commission published a detailed consultation document and a shorter summary […]

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Law Commission review of Arbitration Act 1996

On Thursday, the Law Commission of England and Wales published its review of the Arbitration Act 1996 (“the Act”). The Act has long been regarded as an exceptionally well-drafted law, clear and concise, and marrying the best traditions of English arbitration law with the innovations of the UNCITRAL Model Law (which was only a few […]

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Climate Act tax credit boosts large-scale battery manufacturing

Electric batteries the size of window air conditioners moved quickly along an Eos Energy Enterprises assembly line near Pittsburgh last week. Workers inserted frames into infrared welding machines to form the zinc batteries, each weighing up to 275 pounds when filled with electrolytes. A shipping container containing 144 batteries – with half a megawatt of […]

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Refining English Arbitration Law: Reactions to the Law Commission Consultation Paper

Today the Law Commission released its first consultation paper in its review of the Arbitration Act 1996 (the “LawThe stated objective of the review was to ensure that the law remains “best in class”: an approach based on adjustment rather than fundamental reform. Nevertheless, the consultation paper proposes changes and notable and very welcome clarifications, […]

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Fraudulent religious conversion: SC sends notice to Center, MHA and Department of Justice

Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay’s plea argues that the right to religion guaranteed by Article 25 is not an absolute right but subject to public order, health and good morals. New Delhi,UPDATED: Sep 23, 2022 9:23 p.m. IST While some states have enacted anti-conversion laws, SC’s petition calls for stronger Center and state provisions to stop […]

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Petition against appointments: IHC orders Ministry of Justice to serve notices on 10 DAIR bailiffs – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the Ministry of Law and Justice to notify 10 Judicial Members (BS-21) working on a contract basis at the Inland Revenue Appeals Tribunal (ATIR) in a constitutional petition , in which, their appointments were challenged. The petition was filed by a High Court of Lawyers asking the […]

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Law Commission Calls for Ban on Discrimination in Appointment of Arbitrators

Green: the law generally continues to work well after 25 years Arbitration agreements requiring the arbitrator to be a “merchant” or otherwise specifying a protected feature will be unenforceable under the Law Commission’s proposals released today. The commission also suggested a new power under the Arbitration Act 1996 to allow arbitrators to summarily dismiss claims […]

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Electoral Commission writes to Department of Justice regarding mail-in ballots cast by duty officers

The Election Commission of India (ECI) has once again knocked on the doors of the Union Ministry of Law and Justice. This time for an amendment to Rule 18 of the Rules of Conduct for Elections, 1961. The letter to the Ministry of Justice proposes that officers and staff and police personnel on election duty […]

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The Corporate Aspects of the Digital Assets Law Commission’s Consultation Paper

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 5:55 p.m. by Elliot Cowan and Mumuksha Singh of the CMS In July 2022, the Law Commission for England and Wales launched its consultation proposals inviting comments and acknowledgment for the protection of digital assets such as crypto-tokens, cryptoassets and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). How the Law Commission’s proposals apply from a […]

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Repeal gaming law, rules: HYC to Conrad

The HYC has requested Chief Minister Conrad Sangma to immediately repeal the Meghalaya Gaming Regulation Act, 2021 and the Meghalaya Gaming Rules Regulation, 2021. In a letter to Sangma today, the HYC also demanded the immediate dismissal of the chairman and other members of the Meghalaya Gaming Commission and also to stop wasting public money […]

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Electoral commission writes to justice ministry, calls for restrictions on cash donations to political parties

In a bid to clean up election finance from black money, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has proposed to cap cash donations to political parties at 20% or a maximum of Rs 20 Crore and lower anonymous donations from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 on Monday (September 19). According to officials, Chief Election Commissioner […]

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EC writes to the Ministry of Justice; seeks to limit cash donations to political parties

The electoral commission has proposed to increase anonymous political donations from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 and cap cash donations at 20% or a maximum of Rs 20 crore to clean up election funding from black money. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar has written a letter to Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju recommending a […]

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rajiv kumar: CEC Rajiv Kumar writes to Ministry of Justice to cap cash donations to political parties

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar has written a letter to the Ministry of Justice to cap cash donations to political parties. In its written letter to Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju, the CEC proposed to cap cash donations at 20% or Rs 20 crore, whichever is lower, sources told Reuters. ANI. The electoral commission […]

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EC writes to the Ministry of Justice; seeks to limit cash donations to political parties: The Tribune India

PTI New Delhi, September 19 The electoral commission has proposed reducing anonymous political donations from Rs 20,000 to Rs 2,000 and capping cash donations at 20% or a maximum of Rs 20 crore to clean up election funding from black money, it said. sources on Monday. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar has […]

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Justice Department seeks extension of Khaleda’s prison sentence

Khaleda Zia The Ministry of Justice has come out in favor of a six-month extension of the period of suspension of the prison sentence of BNP Chairman Khaleda Zia. “The Security Service Division under the Ministry of Interior will publish a notification in the Official Gazette in this regard,” Justice Minister Anisul Huq said. Khaleda […]

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The Ministry of Justice proposes to extend the suspension of the prison sentence of Khaleda Zia

Star digital report Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:08 PM Last updated on: Sun Sep 18, 2022 3:18 PM BNP President Khaleda Zia. Star file photo “> BNP President Khaleda Zia. Star file photo The government will extend the suspension of the prison sentence of BNP Chairman Khaleda Zia by six months. The Home Office will […]

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UK Law Commission proposes to establish a new category of property rights to cover digital assets

In July 2022, the Law Commission published a consultation proposing certain reforms in relation to property rights and digital assets. The main recommendation of the consultation was to create a new category of assets, called data objects, to ensure that cryptocurrency and other forms of digital assets can be legally recognized as property. This approach […]

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UK Law Commission launches consultation on digital assets | Morgan Lewis – Technology and Procurement

The UK Law Commission (the Commission) published a consultation paper on July 28, 2022, proposing certain private property law reforms in relation to digital assets, in response to the UK government asking the Commission to ensure so that the law can adapt to digital. assets as they evolve and develop. The Commission has recognized the […]

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Law Commission Consultations on Digital Assets and Electronic Business Documents – Law Society Response

Call for Testimonials on Digital Assets The problem Digital assets are becoming increasingly important. They also pose a legal problem. Although the law in England and Wales is flexible enough to adapt to digital assets, some aspects now need reform to ensure that the law and technological advances are aligned. The Law Commission seeks to […]

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Corruption convicts released in accordance with law: ministry

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Minister of Law and Human Rights, Yasonna H. Laoly, has declared that the release of at least 24 convicts in corruption cases is in accordance with the applicable regulations. “We just have to comply with the stipulations, the laws say so,” Laoly remarked at the presidential palace here on Friday. A […]

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Intellectual Property in NFTs – The Law Commission (E&W) Proposes that Digital Assets Be Treated as a New Form of Personal Property

September 08, 2022 Herbert Smith’s Freehills To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. How to deal with digital assets in terms of ownership? This is what the Law Commission of England and Wales considered in its consultation paper on the recognition and protection […]

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Review of Law Commission Appeals – Inside and Inside Information

Government’s call for a judicial body to examine the need for reform of the appeals system is widely welcomed by experts ‘Essential remedy’ – Edouard Garnier Last year Baroness Stern and I co-chaired a Westminster Commission into Miscarriages of Justice inquiry into the work of the CCRC. We spent several months with our fellow commissioners, […]

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Automated vehicles: what does the Law Commission recommend and why? : Clyde & Co.

An introduction to our series on automated vehicles and the Law Commissions report. We present the topics that will be presented in more detail in the next episodes. In January 2022, the Law Commission of England & Wales and the Scottish Law Commission published the final report of their three-year joint inquiry into the steps […]

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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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Ballot Law Commission rejects request to bar secessionists from running for state government – New Hampshire Bulletin

The Ballot Law Commission on Wednesday dismissed a complaint seeking to bar secessionists from running for state government. The commission determined that it did not have jurisdiction over the matter because it is a matter related to the U.S. Constitution and not a matter of state election law. The decision comes after 13 state officials […]

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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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Inflation Act Tax Credits to Brighten Platinum Prices

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 boost platinum prices, a key component of many green technologiesexpanding tax credits to drive demand for hybrid and electric vehicles, charging and refueling stations, green energy storage and other […]

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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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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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138 judicial appointments so far in 2022: Ministry of Justice

Use of image for representational purposes. | Photo credit: iStockphoto With 11 new High Court judges appointed on August 14, the Indian government has set a record by making 138 judicial appointments so far this year. The previous record of 126 High Court appointments in 2016 was surpassed in 2022, according to a statement from […]

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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 […]

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Target to release eligible defendants by August 15: Union Law Ministry – Dinamani

Union Justice Minister Kiran Rijiju said “the target has been set to free deserving prisoners by August 15”. Kiren Rijiju speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the First All India District Legal Services Commission Officers Meeting in Delhi said: A special campaign to identify and recommend defendants eligible for release was launched on the 16th […]

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Law Commission criticized for marriage proposals

The Church of England is against the proposals.(Photo: Unsplash/Wedding Photography) Law Commission plans to “modernize” wedding ceremonies will “devalue” the institution, critics say. The Commission wants to relax the rules on where weddings can take place. In England and Wales this is limited to a place of worship, a register office or an approved venue […]

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No plans for committee to implement UCC, Law Commission urged to consider: Kiren Rijiju

The government said on Thursday that it was not proposing to set up a committee to implement a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) and added that it had asked the Law Commission to consider various questions on the matter and to make recommendations. Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju said this in response to a question from the […]

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The Digital Assets Law Commission’s consultation – a proposal for property rights reform

The Law Commission of England and Wales has published a consultation document (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 publishes proposals to reform digital asset laws – says reforms must not ‘stifle development’ CryptoGlobe

According to the Law Commission, the statutory body of the United Kingdom, digital assets are playing an increasingly important role in modern society and, as such, the law relating to them must be reviewed. Reforming the laws will not only protect users’ rights and maximize the potential of digital assets, but can potentially position England […]

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UK Law Commission releases proposals to reform digital asset laws – says reforms must not ‘stifle development’ CryptoGlobe

According to the Law Commission, the statutory body of the United Kingdom, digital assets are playing an increasingly important role in modern society and, as such, the law relating to them must be reviewed. Reforming the laws will not only protect users’ rights and maximize the potential of digital assets, but can potentially position England […]

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UK Law Commission consults on digital asset law reforms

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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Law Commission Proposes Law Reforms to Better Recognize Crypto Assets

Ice sculptor Csaba Vass puts the finishing touches on a large Bitcoin ice sculpture in front of Tower Bridge in London, to celebrate the eighth anniversary of the world’s leading crypto exchange, Huobi Global. Picture date: Wednesday November 24, 2021. (PA Archive) Personal property law should be reformed to better recognize digital assets such as […]

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The SC will hear the request for appointment of the President and members of the Law Commission

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to consider listing to hear a plea asking the Center to appoint the chairman and members of the Law Commission of India and make it a statutory body. A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana, Justices Krishna Murari and Hima Kohli said they would list the case to be […]

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Union Justice Ministry calls on Delhi Police to take action

The Union Law and Justice Ministry has written to the Delhi Police to take action against unidentified persons for allegedly issuing fake appointment letters for jobs in the Delhi District Courts. Police said the appointment letters were issued in the name of the Ministry of Justice and several of these letters were found issued in […]

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Need to educate people on sexual violence law: ministry

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Welfare says there is a need to make the law on sexual violence known to the general public in order to help the victims. “The public must understand this law, and they are expected to be able to help victims so that they have the […]

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Single election for the center, declares: what the Ministry of Justice told Parliament

The Law Commission is considering a practical roadmap and framework for the simultaneous holding of Lok Sabha and state assembly elections. A single election will reduce massive spending on holding separate elections, says Center (representational) A report by a parliamentary committee has suggested a single election at the Center and in the states, as multiple […]

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Sale of Eni: the Ministry of Justice finds the commitment of HUBCO “inadequate” and questions the intention of the oil division

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Justice has described as insufficient a commitment provided by Hub Power Holding Limited (HUBCO) in connection with the acquisition of Eni Pakistan, a subsidiary of multinational oil and gas giant Eni, operating several gas fields in the country . The Department of Justice’s opinion follows the Department of Energy’s (Petroleum Division) […]

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Pilot Abandonment: Law Commission Examines Robot Planes | New

Autonomous aircraft are the latest technological development to be reviewed by the Law Commission. The two-year review of autonomous flight will examine the existing legal framework to identify challenges and opportunities related to the introduction of highly automated aviation systems, the commission said. Automation is well established in aviation, even in passenger services – a […]

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No time limit set for appointment of Law Commission Chair: Center

Kiren Rijiju said there was no proposal to make the Law Commission a statutory body. New Delhi: No time limit has been set for the appointment of the chairman and full-time and part-time members of the Laws Commission, the government told Lok Sabha citing the notification that formed the 22nd law panel. The 22nd law […]

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Bulletin – July 22 | Tax law – Tax authorities

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. FEDERAL SUPREME COURT MAY LIMIT CORRECTION OF ISS DEBTS TO SELIC RATE The Federal Supreme Court (STF) has recognized the broad scope of Extraordinary Appeal No. 1,346,152 (Theme No. 1217), in which the Court will determine whether Communal […]

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Marriage rules in England and Wales need to be overhauled, says Law Commission

Existing marriage law in England and Wales has been criticized as ‘stuck in time’ Couples could soon be able to wed on beaches, in gardens and on cruise ships under new proposals to overhaul current rules on where weddings can take place. Existing marriage laws have been described as “stuck in time” and not working […]

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President calls on Law Commission to make existing laws fit for the times

ZOOMBANGLA OFFICE: President M Abdul Hamid today urged the Law Commission to take the necessary steps to modernize and adapt the country’s existing laws and regulations. The Head of State made the appeal as a four-member Law Commission delegation led by its Chairman, Justice ABM Khairul Haque paid him a courtesy visit to Bangabhaban here […]

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Book titled ‘The Bangladesh Constitution Journey’ published

The Law Commission of Bangladesh recently published a book highlighting the history of the turbulent journey of the Constitution of Bangladesh. The Bengali book titled “Abhigat Parikramay Bangladesh Sangbidhan” and its English translation “The Journey of the Constitution of Bangladesh”, tells the whole story of the formulation of the charter. Former Chief Justice and current […]

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The Ministry of Justice denounces the free Tele-Law service; Everything you need to know about it

In a bid to provide prompt legal assistance to all, Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju announced on Saturday that tele-law services will be made free for all citizens. Addressing the 18th Meeting of All India Legal Services Authorities in Jaipur on Saturday, Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said, “Tele-Law service is made free […]

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Data Matters Privacy Blog New US Commercial Law Rules for Digital Assets Coming Soon

Changes to the Uniform US State Commercial Law Rules for transactions in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, tokens, e-tickets and electronic movable paper, are being finalized this summer and could be adopted by state legislatures as early as this fall. Once adopted, these rules will create a level playing field with more certainty for digital asset […]

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New US Commercial Law Rules for Digital Assets Coming Soon | Knowledge

Changes to the Uniform US State Commercial Law Rules for transactions in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, tokens, e-tickets and electronic movable paper, are being finalized this summer and could be adopted by state legislatures as early as this fall. Once adopted, these rules will create a level playing field with more certainty for digital asset […]

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New US commercial law rules for digital assets coming soon

Changes to the Uniform US State Commercial Law Rules for transactions in digital assets, including cryptocurrencies, tokens, e-tickets and electronic movable paper, are being finalized this summer and could be adopted by state legislatures as early as this fall. Once adopted, these rules will create a level playing field with more certainty for digital asset […]

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Law Commission Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Attention will now turn to the government to see whether it will accept the Law Commission’s recommendations and, if so, what priority will be given to any class action legislation before the next general election. The final report follows two rounds of previous consultations in 2021 (see our previous updates and copies of Bell Gully’s […]

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England: Law Commission calls for downblouse and deepfakes to be criminalized

A new general intimate image abuse offense should be introduced in England and Wales to criminalize acts such as ‘downblousing’ and creating ‘deepfakes’, the Law Commission of England and Wales has proposed. Wales. The law reform body has called for a clearer legal framework expanding the scope of intimate image offenses so that all cases […]

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New Britain Herald – Connecticut abortion law, tax changes go into effect today

HARTFORD — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally protect providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in late April and signed into law by Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont in May in response to […]

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New Laws Today: Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Take Effect

FILE – Gretchen Raffa, vice president of public policy, advocacy and organizing at Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, Inc., appears with a group of Connecticut elected officials as she speaks at a press conference May 3, 2022, at the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut. Connecticut state officials and abortion providers say they are […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday | New

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation has been adopted by the Connecticut General Assembly end of April and signed into law by Democratic Governor Ned Lamont in May […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday | Connecticut News

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in late April and signed into law by Democratic Gov. […]

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Saskatchewan Changes Family Law Rules to Require Dispute Resolution – DiscoverEstevan.com

In a recent statement, the provincial government announced that it would be changing family law rules to introduce a requirement for early resolution of family disputes outside of court. This would require families to consult a mediator and participate in mediation, before being allowed to proceed to preliminary proceedings and eventually to court. The practice […]

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Connecticut Abortion Law, Tax Changes Go Into Effect Friday

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s first major abortion-related legislation in years, which seeks to legally shield providers and patients from other states’ bans on the procedure, will go into effect Friday. The legislation was passed by the Connecticut General Assembly in late April and signed into law by Democratic Governor Ned Lamont in May in […]

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Government asks Law Commission to conduct review of contempt of court law

The government has asked the Law Commission of England and Wales to carry out a review of the contempt of court law, fearing it is “messy and unclear”. Codifying and simplifying contempt law and clarifying responsibility for trying, investigating and prosecuting contempt will be some of the areas examined by the review, according […]

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Blood transfusion: donors, recipients protected by law – Commission

Dr Omale Amedu By Justina Auta The National Blood Service Commission (NBSC) says that all recipients of blood, regardless of age and religious beliefs, are protected by the law, as it is intended to save lives in an emergency. The Acting Director General (DG) of the commission, Dr. Omale Amedu, made the point in an […]

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Law Commission Releases Final Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

The Law Commission released its final report on class actions and litigation funding on Monday, June 27. The report is the culmination of the Law Commission’s review, which began in December 2020 and included rounds of consultation with industry stakeholders. A new statutory class action regime As previously reported, the Law Commission has recommended new […]

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Class action laws are necessary for access to justice, says Law Commission

Abigail Dougherty / Stuff Class actions would need to be cleared by the High Court before moving forward, and they should not be permitted in all courts, the Law Commission said. A class action law would improve access to civil justice, the Te Aka Matua o te Ture Law Commission said. About 40 countries have […]

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Law Commission Releases Report on Class Actions and Litigation Funding

Monday, June 27, 2022, 1:15 p.m.Press Release: Law Commission A new law on class actions should be drafted to improve access to justice and the efficiency of litigation, concludes Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Commission in its report, Ko ngā Hunga Take Whaipānga me ngā Pūtea Tautiringa | Class Actions and Litigation […]

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Change your fishing gear now or face the law – Ministry of Fishermen

As of September 2022, all anglers who refuse to use approved fishing nets will be penalized. The Deputy Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Mr Moses Anim, who issued the warning, urged all fishermen to comply with the directive without excuse to avoid a conflict with the law. He said that the Ministry, after several […]