Australia
Carroll & O'Dea
The lessee was unable to prove that the Council knew or ought to have known about the disruption to the outside walkway.
Carroll & O'Dea
If a landlord intends to lease premises to a "one dollar company" it should ensure it adds a covenantor as a party to the lease.
McCullough Robertson
A reminder of steps for a lender to ensure that it is well placed to respond quickly and efficiently to a cyber incident.
Shelston IP
IP Australia provides a streamlined process for requesting an extension of time for delays caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
BRI Ferrier
Reflection on risks and evidentiary challenges associated with determining the date on which the economic losses cease.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The casual employee who was engaged on a regular basis was entitled to leave, even if they were paid a casual loading.
Cooper Grace Ward
The statutory demand was set aside by the Court and the liquidators were ordered to personally pay the costs.
Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
Take note - if your company employs US residents, and those employees or contractors invent while they are in the US.
British Virgin Islands
Ogier
The enforceability of digital contracts and electronic signatures (e-signatures) in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is presently governed by the Electronic Transactions Act 2001 (the Act).
Canada
WeirFoulds LLP
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal government has lowered interest rates and some businesses are cautiously optimistic that the worst is over.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Lately, there has been a lot of discussion about what businesses need to be thinking about and doing as we all, hopefully, start to emerge from the throes of the global pandemic.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent decision of British Columbia Attorney General v Quinsam Coal Corporation, 2020 BCSC 640 (Quinsam), the British Columbia Supreme Court (the Court)...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) provides welcome financial support to workers across Canada who have stopped working due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens.
Minden Gross LLP
On May 11, the federal government announced new measures to support businesses so they can keep their workers on the payroll and weather the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rogers Partners LLP
Justice MacLeod in Rabbat et al. v. Nadon et al, 2020 ONSC 2933, confirmed the legitimacy of virtual commissioning of affidavits.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Could Pablo Escobar sue for breach of contract? Can a Tony Soprano get an agreement enforced by court order?
China
Spruson & Ferguson
Chinese patent examination will be streamlined by reducing the review time for high-value patents to less than 16 months.
Clyde & Co
On 16 April 2020, the Chinese Supreme People's Court (SPC) issued Guidance on the Proper Handling of Civil Cases Involving the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak in Accordance with the Law (I) (the Guidance), which came into force on the same day.
Dillon Eustace
On 7 May 2020, the European Commission published an action plan designed to strengthen the EU's framework for preventing money laundering and terrorist financing. This note provides an overview of the main features of the plan.
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