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Canadian product stewardship and epr: a review of 2021 and beyond

Provincial governments (and non-governmental agencies) have been busy implementing various innovative waste management programs to divert waste away from landfills. In 2021, important changes were implemented across all product categories, including tires, batteries, electronic products, packaging and printed paper, beverage containers, and hazardous and special products. Key changes include: i) new programs in jurisdictions that formerly did not have programs, ii) expanded product lists for existing programs, iii) shifts from product stewardship models to extended producer responsibility (“EPR”) models, and iv) expanded regulatory enforcement mechanisms and activity.

Future of work: Future of flexibility

Without doubt, the traditional employment relationship has changed. Whilst the coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact, the changing nature of the employment relationship has been taking place for several years. But what does this mean for employers?

Domestic CCTV: are you compliant?

The use of smart security devices and domestic CCTV systems is becoming increasingly common. If you use security cameras and similar devices in your home, data protection law may apply and it’s important to know your legal obligations.

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Shoosmiths boosts technology capabilities with strategic hire

UK law firm Shoosmiths has appointed corporate partner James Klein, who is expected to significantly rack up Shoosmiths’ presence in the tech and digital space. James has been brought in to head the London corporate team at Shoosmiths. His areas of expertise include domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate restructuring and reorganisations and joint ventures. […]

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Tech report 2019: Two-thirds of IT bosses excluded from law’s boardrooms

IT and technology professionals are still widely excluded from firms’ management boards, as highlighted in The Lawyer’s Technology report 2019. The report, released today, depicts the current state of technology across law firms, providing insights into how far it has been embedded into formal structures and reflected in budget and investments. When it comes to […]

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Magic circle trio join US firm on City’s biggest IPO this year

Allen & Overy (A&O) and Clifford Chance are among the firms acting in UAE-based payments solution provider Network International’s £2.2bn IPO. It is London’s biggest IPO of the year so far as companies begin to test investor appetite after a sluggish start to the year on the European listings market. A&O has guided Network International through […]

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