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Australia
Kells
Early planning is not a vaccine for litigation, but it can significantly reduce exposure to legal costs in disputes.
Bermuda
Kennedys Law LLP
The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has gone "all in" to establish itself as a leading venue for international arbitrations, riding the current wave of popularity for resolving international commercial disputes through arbitration.
Canada
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Continuing to help organizations successfully navigate class action lawsuits, McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce the release...
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
About two years after our son was born, we decided to reach out to a lawyer to help us understand what had happened with some events after his birth.
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This paper aims to provide insight to a type of damages, i.e. 'exemplary damages', which is awarded by the judiciary on not so frequent occasions. This is followed by a comparison with various other types of damages.
Nigeria
Olumide Babalola LP
Re-echoing The Decision In Effiong Omon v Rosemary Effiong [2004] 13 NWLR (Pt. 889) 45 On The Impropriety Of Employing Motion Ex parte As A Mode Of Commencement Of Civil Suits.
Olumide Babalola LP
A notice of appeal filed out of time will require a prayer for enlargement of time within which to file such notice of appeal.
South Africa
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Arbitration is steadily on the rise in the developing world. More interesting is that this growth seems to be centered around Africa, or, at least, African parties. The reasons are no doubt...
UK
Clyde & Co
The Court of Appeal held recently that confidentiality and legal advice privilege are not lost in documents containing or evidencing a client's instructions to its solicitor just because the...
Clyde & Co
The High Court has recently considered the threshold for retaining confidentiality in respect of privileged documents in the case of SL Claimants v Tesco plc; MLB Claimants v Tesco plc [2019]...
Clyde & Co
The Civil Aviation Authority v The Queen on the Application of Jet2.com: the Court of Appeal Upholds the High Court's Decision that Legal Advice Privilege does not attach to communications...
United States
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On February 4, 2020, Judge Ronnie Abrams of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10(b)...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
At the end of 2019, the Second Circuit finally weighed in on an issue that has divided federal courts considering applications for discovery pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1782
Littler Mendelson
On February 7, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California issued an order supporting its injunction of Assembly Bill 51.
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
As required by its enabling legislation, on February 5, 2020, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) proposed a rule describing how and when an owner or operator
Mayer Brown
Last summer, my colleague C.J. Summers and I posted a report about Saccameno v. U.S. Bank National Association, a Seventh Circuit case in which we had filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States.
Reed Smith
Mandamus appeals are difficult to win. That's one reason that we were intrigued to read In re Williams-Sonoma, Inc., ___ F.3d ___, 2020 WL 131360 ...
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
In a short per curium opinion, the Sixth Circuit held that party officials' appeal of an order compelling document discovery was moot after the court dismissed the...
Mintz
Under the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), "a party may not be compelled . . . to submit to class arbitration unless there is a contractual basis for concluding that the party agreed to do so."
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a January 14, 2020, order, the Northern District of Illinois granted in part and denied in part, a plaintiff's motion to compel the production of documents withheld as privileged.
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