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Carroll & O'Dea
The two special leave points were in respect of breach of the duty of care and vicarious liability of the State of NSW.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed a proposed class action arising out of the collapse of a manufacturing facility in Bangladesh.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
When a civil action settles, the plaintiff, as the suing party, normally provides a signed document known as a Full and Final Release to the defendant.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Federal Court dismissed an application by a Saskatchewan First Nation for an order of "advance costs".
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench made an order pursuant to the First Nations Financial Transparency Act, S.C. 2013, c. 7 requiring the Onion Lake Cree Nation to comply with financial disclosure...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Shinoff vs BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and Barbara Schwartz-Zukor, Justice France Dulude dismissed an investor's claim for $5.3M in alleged losses due to the defendants' alleged failure to properly....
Blaney McMurtry LLP
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Orrick
"This decision confirms Hong Kong's position as an arbitration-friendly jurisdiction".
Al Tamimi & Company
Expedited arbitration is a relatively new process in international arbitration that is often used for disputes of limited value.
Baker Botts L.L.P.
DIAC appointed an arbitrator who heard the case and issued an award in the claimant's favour.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
Recently, it was announced that a new draft arbitration law has been submitted to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan for his approval and that the law is likely to come into effect...
Afridi & Angell Legal Consultants
Prior to Administrative Decision No. 1 of 2017, all disputes to which a bank was party had to be first referred to the Centre.
Beale & Company (Middle East)
The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), established in 1994, is an arbitration centre located in 'onshore' Dubai (i.e. outside of the free zone areas located within Dubai).
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Appellant, Crystal Seafood Company, Inc. appealed an order of the lower holding the seafood processing company and two of its officers jointly and severally liable for a $1,034,228.42 payment received...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The e-mail from counsel for Defendants/Cross-claimants/Appellees, Thomas Keaty Jr. and Fair Hills Farms, LLC read, in part: "After much thought, my clients have agreed to the settlement proposal...
Carlton Fields
As the number of data breaches continues to increase, so too do the costs. After a breach occurs, companies typically expend significant sums conducting investigations, notifying customers and regulators...
Butler Snow LLP
The Tennessee Business Court, in For Senior Help, LLC v. Medex Patient Transport, LLC, Case No. 16-0553-BC, decided January 5, 2017, stayed litigation and compelled arbitration of the disputes...
K&L Gates
In Yu v. GSM Nation, LLC, C.A. No. 12293-VCMR (Del. Ch. July 7, 2017), the Court of Chancery dismissed the complaint for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
Miles & Stockbridge
A recent holding of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland is of significance to companies defending personal injury lawsuits—particularly those where the nature or extent of a plaintiff's alleged injuries is in dispute.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA proposed amendments to the Arbitration Rules (FINRA Rules 12100 and 13100) to expand the scope of individuals eligible to serve as non-public arbitrators.
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