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A court order to protect a person from violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening behaviour by another.
Experts must only opine on matters which fall squarely within their field of specialised knowledge.
Raees + Co
The doctrine of mitigation is a pervasive contractual legal principle in jurisdictions around the world. It arises from the fact that parties...
British Virgin Islands
Carey Olsen
In the latest episode of the global Ablyazov litigation, the BVI Commercial Court's recent judgment in Joint Stock Company "BTA Bank" v Timur Sabyrbaev and ors BVIHCM 2021/0171 provides...
The High Court of England & Wales recently considered the scope of disclosure required to be undertaken by a party in the case of The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v Barclays Bank Plc.
In a recent judgment, which was heavily critical of the claimant bank, the BVI Commercial Court has set aside an order obtained ex parte permitting service on non-BVI resident defendants of a fraud claim out of the jurisdiction.
By way of background to the appeal, the 1st to 6th respondents, in their capacity as minority shareholders, commenced derivative proceedings against the appellants.
WeirFoulds LLP
Litigants involved in defamation proceedings will be familiar with anti-SLAPP[1] applications, a remedy available in Ontario to defendants under s. 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act...
Lerners LLP
In the realm of legal battles, the case of Eddie v Lepp, 2024 ONCA 55 is a telling narrative of procedural requirements and the weight of deadlines in the pursuit of justice.
Lenczner Slaght LLP
Each week, we'll be providing a short blog post that summarizes some of the upcoming cases and gives a prediction of the probability that leave will be granted.
Lenczner Slaght LLP
On February 14, 2024, the British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal (which is the equivalent of Ontario's Small Claims Court) issued its decision in Moffatt v Air Canada.
Bennett Jones LLP
Dominique Hussey spoke at the Supreme Court of Canada's official welcome ceremony for the Honourable Mary T. Moreau.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released a decision that will be welcomed by companies seeking to maintain privilege over the results of internal investigations.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In the recent decision of Wilyman v Cole, 2024 ABCA 41,[1] the Alberta Court of Appeal canvassed the law addressing the "Vexatious Application/Proceeding Show Cause Procedure"...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Court of Appeal for British Columbia's decision in Bollhorn v. Lakehouse Custom Homes Ltd., 2023 BCCA 444, highlights an apparent "lacuna", or gap, in the domestic arbitration scheme...
Andersen in Egypt
Arbitration, as an alternative dispute resolution method, often requires a meticulous examination of financial matters, and valuation plays a pivotal role in determining equitable resolutions...
Acuity Law
One of the hallmarks on which the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (Arbitration Act) was enacted was to minimize the supervisory role of courts in the arbitral process...
ANM Global
The Mediation Act 2023 received the President's assent on 14th September 2023 and came to be published and notified by the Ministry of Law and Justice in the Gazette of India on 15th September 2023.
Obhan & Associates
In a continuation of the long-drawn out big ticket litigation between PepsiCo and potato farmers, a Division Bench of the Delhi High Court...
Compos Mentis Legal Practitioners
On May 26, 2023, the Nigerian arbitration community felt profound relief when the former President Muhammadu Buhari passed the Arbitration
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