Administrative Ruling N° SNAT/2018/0017 (the Ruling) was published in the Official Gazette of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela N° 41,351 dated March 1, 2018, through which the National Tax Authorities (SENIAT) adjusted the value of the tax unit (TU) from 300.00 Bs. (Bolivars) to 500.00 Bs.
March 13, 2018
The EU Member States have today endorsed the Commission’s proposals for a directive forcing intermediaries to disclose cross-border tax arrangements which are seen as tax aggressive.
On March 1, 2018, the President of the Republic passed Decree Nº 3,301 through which a 58% increase in the national minimum salary was granted to all public and private sector workers and the special bonus for pensioners (Decree for the Increase of the Minimum Salary) was updated.
March 12, 2018
Traditional labour law is facing new challenges with the upcoming availability of flexible employment platforms (e.g. Uber/Takeaway/Deliveroo/Helpling). Society demands flexible working hours, flexible contracts and most employees are now - or in the near future - required to constantly review their skills to remain employed.
The Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) can effectively banish individuals from ever working again in a management position in Alberta’s oil patch. Section 106 of the Oil and Gas Conservation Act allows the AER to make a declaration naming directors, officers, agents and others who were in direct or indirect control of a company regulated by the AER that is in contravention of AER requirements. Once named in a Section 106 declaration, the named person will likely never again work as a director, officer, agent or person in control of an AER-regulated company.
March 09, 2018
On February 27, the Minister of Finance introduced the 2018 federal budget (Budget 2018), which proposed to implement the new excise duty framework for cannabis that was originally proposed in November 2017, to be effective when non-medical cannabis sales become legal in Canada.
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It has long been accepted that letters of indemnity provided by cargo receivers to take delivery of cargo without production of the original bill of lading are, in principle, enforceable.
March 08, 2018
On 23 February 2018, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange published the Consultation Paper on the Proposed New Listing Regime for Companies from Emerging and Innovative Sectors.
On February 6, 2018, the federal government tabled Bill C-68 An Act to Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence.