Budgets are normally stories of two halves. The first half contains the headline-grabbing tax policy reforms that can be encapsulated in a snappy soundbite in the Budget speech, such as “Chancellor scraps the non-dom regime”.
Overview - The primary piece of legislation, the Employment Ordinance (the “EO”), prescribes certain basic rights and protection for most employees. The EO applies to every employee engaged under a contract of employment in Hong Kong with only a few minor exceptions.
It depends on the nature of the claim against the insured and the type of coverage at issue. Liability insurance policies are broadly understood as either "occurrence" policies or "claims-made" policies, and each has a different trigger of coverage.
The Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), which became effective on January 1, 2024, requires that many businesses report a significant amount of information about the company and its “beneficial owners” to a federal database.
In a victory for whistleblowers, a unanimous US Supreme Court has held that a whistleblower invoking the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, 18 U.S.C. §1514A(a) (SOX) is not required to prove that his or her employer acted with “retaliatory intent.”...
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) released a proposed rule to implement its Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program, which would establish a comprehensive set of cybersecurity requirements applicable to defense contractors.