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Australia
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.
Law In Order
Technology gives legal professionals the option to collaborate via apps, work remotely and better manage information.
Brazil
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...
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
Gardiner Roberts LLP
An action that arises out of an expression on a matter of public interest is vulnerable to a motion for dismissal under section 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act (the "CJA").
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The disciplinary hearing took place on certain dates between May and September 2017, and a decision was rendered against Mr. Abrametz on January 10, 2018.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Although decided in the context of a family law arbitration, the decision could have implications for the commercial arbitration community more generally.
McKercher LLP
The provincial government has passed legislation permitting certain professions to self-regulate. This allows for a regulatory body to be established which creates bylaws, policies...
Robins Appleby LLP
Commercial contracts often contain mandatory arbitration clauses, which compel parties to use this alternative dispute resolution (ADR) method to resolve disputes arising under the contract and bar parties from the courts.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
In our digital world, virtually everyone has made the mistake of hitting send on an email or text that they wish they could take back either because of the content or to whom they sent it.
Lenczner Slaght LLP
Here's a look at the leave application decisions that the Supreme Court of Canada will be releasing on August 4, 2022.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent decision of Klassen v. City of Hamilton (2022 ONSC 3660), the Ontario Superior Court dismissed the motion to certify a class action relating to the design and construction...
China
Jingtian & Gongcheng LLP
Exit control, or restriction on departure from China, can be imposed on individual debtors to urge them to fulfill their obligations in civil litigation.
European Union
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.
Ogier
The "Pushing envelopes across borders: offshore interim relief in international fraud and asset chases" session brought together lawyers from England and a variety of offshore jurisdictions to discuss...
Hong Kong
Mayer Brown
As such, the Court directed the present Judgment be referred to the Department of Justice and Law Society of Hong Kong for investigation.
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...
Khaitan & Co LLP
A 3-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India in Narinder Singh & Ors. v. Divesh Bhutani & Ors. (Civil Appeal No. 10294 of 2013) has clarified the scope of the term "forests" under Section 2 of...
Karanjawala & Company
The adjudication of disputes through arbitration is at a crossroads today, with the cons outweighing the pros for adopting arbitration instead of court litigation.
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