The operation of independence in relation to privilege is uncertain due to different approaches by courts at first instance.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
For many decades, the standard of review of a commercial arbitration decision on appeal to a court has been reasonableness. There are good policy reasons for this.
Clark Wilson LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released its first decision of 2020, UAlberta Pro-Life v Governors of the University of Alberta ("UAlberta").
McLeish Orlando LLP
When an applicant has to dispute an unreasonably denied benefit in front of the Licence Appeal Tribunal (LAT), the adjudicator is able to award a special award in addition to the amount in dispute
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In the last 5 years, investigators with the Quebec securities regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF)
McLeish Orlando LLP
The Limitations Act, 2002 ("the Act") prescribed the time limit to commence a legal proceeding at two years after the day the claim was discovered, barring any exceptions outlined in the Act.
The Board of the Privy Council (Board) recently handed down its decision in Shanda Games, a case involving the determination of "fair value" of shares pursuant to s.2i38...
DeHeng Law Offices
In its decision of 14 January 2020 (case ref. VI ZR 496/18 and others), the German Federal Supreme Court (BGH) decided that filtering user ratings
Chris Hards, senior associate in Ogier's Guernsey Private Wealth team, recently shared his insights into asset holding structures and nuptial agreements in cross-border divorce
On 10 February 2020, the Hong Kong Labour Department issued a press release clarifying the position on whether the coronavirus amounts...
The end product of every litigation is a judgment which determines the right and obligations of the parties in respect of the cause of action subject to the right to appeal.
The recent Court of Appeal decision in Civil Aviation Authority v. R (on the application of Jet2.com Ltd) has clarified the test for legal advice privilege (LAP).
DAC Beachcroft LLP
DAC Beachcroft's casualty fraud team has secured another Fundamental Dishonesty finding against a claimant who sought to claim damages for personal injury following an alleged accident at work.
Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C.
In HVLPO2, LLC, v. Oxygen Frog, LLC, [2019-1649] (February 5, 2020), the Federal Circuit reversed and remanded the district court's determination that U.S.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On January 31, 2020, Chief United States District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller enjoined California from enforcing AB 51.
Despite recent concerns about foreign influences on United States education and research, cross-border contracts continue apace.
In Civil Aviation Authority v R (on the application of Jet2 Ltd) 2020 EWCA Civ 35, the English Court of Appeal provided clear guidance on the position of Legal Advice Privilege and multiparty emails.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA proposed a rule change that would implement minimum fees for requests for the expungement of customer dispute information.
Duane Morris LLP
The self-proclaimed activist "Prince of Whales," Richard Strahan, received a partial victory this week in his lawsuit alleging that Massachusetts' ...