If your business could rely on force majeure, you may be able to claim relief from your delay or failure to perform.
The Situation: Australia's corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ("ASIC") brought proceedings against two former directors of Tennis Australia...
This case demonstrates that caution is required when a party exercises a right to rescind or terminate a contract.
The SOP Act provides a regime where a person who has carried out construction work is entitled to progress payments.
The new electronic witnessing provisions will now expire at the end of 2021, but these reforms may be made permanent.
The draft bill proposes to continue the use of electronic means and alternative technologies in corporate Australia.
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted commercial activity on a global scale, challenging contracting parties' ability to fulfil their legal obligations
Tauil & Chequer
O "Brasília em Pauta" é um boletim semanal preparado pela equipe de Contencioso de Brasília, contendo os principais casos a serem julgados pelo Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF)...
British Virgin Islands
In Attorney General of the Virgin Islands v Global Water Associates Ltd (British Virgin Islands)  UKPC 18 ("GWA") the Privy Council, the Island's final appeal Court...
The BVI Commercial Court provided welcome guidance on the standing of an appointing party to interfere in a receivership.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Which system of national law governs the validity and scope of an arbitration clause when the law applicable to the contract containing it differs from the law of the seat of the arbitration
MLT Aikins LLP
On October 21, 2020, Bill 37: The Builders' Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2020, (the "Prompt Payment Act") was introduced and passed the first reading.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
This past Friday the Supreme Court of Canada released a rare decision touching upon a commercial contractual dispute. The decision, Owners, Strata Plan LMS 3905 v. Crystal Square Parking Corp.
McLennan Ross LLP
Last week the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 37, which proposes new rules relating to issues such as builders' liens, payment terms, invoicing,...
Bennett Jones LLP
Cash flow and payment delays due to disputes are a critical concern for construction companies who rely on the timely receipt of funds to maintain operations and pay subcontractors and suppliers.
Managing Partner, Louis Frapporti, sits down with Chief Executive Officer of McMaster Innovation Park, Ty Shattuck, to discuss Canada's premier research park, how it connects Hamilton's
The pandemic has shown us how much we all rely on online services to work, socialise and do 'life admin'. The benefits seem very clear.
The construction industry in Alberta is about to change significantly. We can help you get ready for it.
HFG Law & Intellectual Property
In order to further strengthen the protection of intellectual property rights and encourage independent innovation, the General Administration of Market Supervision issued the notice of Provisions on Protection of Trade Secrets (Draft for comments) ...