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Australia
KordaMentha
The spectre of class actions for data breaches is looming over Australian business.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent judgment of the Queensland Court of Appeal provides a further example of the pro-enforcement stance adopted by Australian courts in relation to arbitration agreements.
Astor Legal
The Magistrate found that the police officers were aggressive and treated the accused in a cruel and degrading manner.
Belarus
REVERA
International commercial arbitration is actively used all over the world as an effective way to resolve disputes, an alternative to the state judicial system. In this guide...
Brazil
Tauil & Chequer
Last Friday, the judgment of the Action Against the Violation of Constitutional Fundamental Right No. 501 was concluded, although the content of the judgement has not yet been made available.
Tauil & Chequer
Solicitação de informação acerca dos parâmetros para apuração do valor do dano a ser ressarcido ao erário no âmbito de Acordo de Não Persecução Cível.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Court of Appeal has held that claims brought in the English court by over 200,000 claimants arising out of the 2015 collapse of the Fundão Dam in Brazil can proceed...
Canada
McLeish Orlando LLP
A recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal shows that doctors may be liable for injuries you sustain even if they were not in charge of the operation.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Lawyers are taught that effective legal writing is clear, focused and succinct. The B.C. Court of Appeal will require careful adherence to those principles, even where proceedings are complex.
WeirFoulds LLP
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently overturned a lower court decision certifying a class action relating to WestJet travel bank credits ("WTB Credits") and dismissed the case.
WeirFoulds LLP
In a decision released earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed that "without prejudice" communications are admissible to prove the existence of a settlement, ...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Lawyers are taught that effective legal writing is clear, focused and succinct.
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
Few social policy decisions have elicited as much impassioned debate as Canada's 2016 Medical Assistance in Dying legislation.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Kaban Resources Inc. v. Goldcorp Inc., 2021 BCCA 427, the British Columbia Court of Appeal confirmed that a mining company had no legal duty to consent to a proposed financing...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Paul's Transport Inc. v. Immediate Logistics Limited, the appellant freight broker fell into arrears in payment of invoices under a freight brokerage agreement.
European Union
Elias Neocleous & Co LLC
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have adopted Regulation no. 2020/1784 (Recast Regulation) bringing substantial changes in the process of service of documents.
Ganado Advocates
On 12 July 2022, the Council of the European Union adopted a decision to accede to the Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil or Commercial Matters.
Hong Kong
Herbert Smith Freehills
A Hong Kong Court recently adopted a resoundingly pro-arbitration stance in a decision which emphasised the high thresholds of irregularity that would need to be established...
India
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Supreme Court of India (the "Court") has recently handed down a significant judgment in Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC v. Future Retail Ltd. & Ors. confirming that...
William Fry
The "Report of the Review of the Administration of Civil Justice" (Report) was published in late 2020. It was the culmination of the work of a review group chaired by the former President of the High Court...
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