Early planning is not a vaccine for litigation, but it can significantly reduce exposure to legal costs in disputes.
Tauil & Chequer
On January 16, 2020, Decree No. 10,201/2020 entered into force to set forth new rules for the settlement of judicial and administrative proceedings on behalf of federal legal public entities and state-owned companies.
Clark Wilson LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released its first decision of 2020, UAlberta Pro-Life v Governors of the University of Alberta ("UAlberta").
McLeish Orlando LLP
When an applicant has to dispute an unreasonably denied benefit in front of the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT), the adjudicator is able to award a special award in addition to the amount in dispute
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In the last 5 years, investigators with the Quebec securities regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
McLeish Orlando LLP
The Limitations Act, 2002 ("the Act") prescribed the time limit to commence a legal proceeding at two years after the day the claim was discovered, barring any exceptions outlined in the Act.
DeHeng Law Offices
In its decision of 14 January 2020 (case ref. VI ZR 496/18 and others), the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) decided that filtering user ratings
Chris Hards, senior associate in Ogier's Guernsey Private Wealth team, recently shared his insights into asset holding structures and nuptial agreements in cross-border divorce
On 10 February 2020, the Hong Kong Labour Department issued a press release clarifying the position on whether the coronavirus amounts...
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This paper aims to provide insight to a type of damages, i.e. 'exemplary damages', which is awarded by the judiciary on not so frequent occasions. This is followed by a comparison with various other types of damages.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
DAC Beachcroft's casualty fraud team has secured another Fundamental Dishonesty finding against a claimant who sought to claim damages for personal injury following an alleged accident at work.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA proposed a rule change that would implement minimum fees for requests for the expungement of customer dispute information.
Duane Morris LLP
The self-proclaimed activist "Prince of Whales," Richard Strahan, received a partial victory this week in his lawsuit alleging that Massachusetts' ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In the first quarter of 2019, 11% of all retail sales in the United States, or more than $146 billion, were internet-based transactions.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Several national pharmaceutical distributors and Ohio cities have filed opening briefs in their Sixth Circuit challenge to Judge Polster's novel "negotiation class" certification order.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 4, 2020, Judge Ronnie Abrams of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At the end of 2019, the Second Circuit finally weighed in on an issue that has divided federal courts considering applications for discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782
On February 7, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order supporting its injunction of Assembly Bill 51.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
As required by its enabling legislation, on February 5, 2020, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) proposed a rule describing how and when an owner or operator