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K&L Gates
In 2021, one of the most significant changes to Australian defamation legislation, in most states and territories (save for Western Australia and the Northern Territory), was the introduction of a "serious harm"...
Florian Haugeneder starred in the latest episode of Arbitration World with Declan Gallivan (K&L Gates) and shared his insights on topical Austrian cases...
British Virgin Islands
The Court of Appeal has given valuable and clear guidance on the circumstances in which applications during an ongoing liquidation may constitute ‘final decisions' for the purpose of bringing appeals to His Majesty...
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
We all love our pets. But, what happens when their animal instincts take over and they attack a person, causing life-altering injuries? Can you be sued as the pet owner?
Pallett Valo LLP
What are the factors required to demonstrate a compensable mental injury? Evidence from friends and family will be accepted, and there is no necessity of a medical expert.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Canada, there is a relative paucity of case law – especially from appellate courts – on substantive consolidation, which is the treatment of multiple debtor companies as a single entity...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Class action lawsuits enable a collective of individuals to unite and file a joint claim against a company in response to a shared grievance.
Stewart McKelvey
The Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal has held that the Information and Privacy Commissioner for this province (the "Commissioner")...
Minden Gross LLP
Occasionally, litigants must obtain evidence from individuals that live in another country. This may be desirable or necessary where a witness...
Cayman Islands
Maples Group
In FamilyMart China Holding Co Ltd v Ting Chuan (Cayman Islands) Holding Corporation, the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council (the "Privy Council") held that a minority shareholder's complaints must be arbitrated pursuant to the terms of a shareholders' agreement.
AFD China
On September 1, 2023, at the fifth meeting of the Standing Committee of the 14th NPC, the draft amendment to the Civil Procedure Law of the People's Republic of China was deliberated...
Michael Kyprianou Law Firm
The new Civil Procedure rules took effect as of September 1st 2023 bringing several changes to the Cypriot legal system in an attempt to modernize the legal procedures in Cypriot Courts.
Patrikios Pavlou & Associates
Firstly, there are two laws governing arbitration proceedings in Cyprus: domestic arbitration proceedings are governed by the Arbitration Law of 1944, Cap. 4 (hereinafter "Cap. 4")...
On April 25, 2023, a constitution bench consisting of five judges of the Supreme Court issued a split verdict in the case of N.N. Global Mercantile Private Limited v. Indo Unique Flame Limited.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys
In another attempt to reduce the pendency before courts, costs of traditional protracted litigation and boost alternative dispute resolution mechanism in India...
HSA Advocates
The dispute in this case arose from a contract entered into between the Appellant and the Union of India & Ors, pursuant to a tender.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys
In the era of globalization, India has emerged as one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Owing to its increased consumption and a large young workforce...
HSA Advocates
The Saga Continues: Unstamped And Insufficiently Stamped Documents...
Karanjawala & Company
The Mediation Bill of 2021 was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on December 20, 2021, and subsequently, on December 21, 2021...
Khurana and Khurana
The media acts as fourth and one of the most important pillars of our country, including the legislative, executive and Judiciary. It plays an essential role in framing the opinions of a large strata of people...
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