The operation of independence in relation to privilege is uncertain due to different approaches by courts at first instance.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Quebec Court of Appeal's unanimous decision in Gestion Éric Savard1 reaffirms the super-priority ranking of CCAA2 DIP financing3 over regular unpaid post-filing obligations
Aird & Berlis LLP
On October 10, 2019, the Supreme Court of British Columbia (the "BCSC" or the "Court") released its decision in 8640025 Canada Inc. (Re)...
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
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
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.
Yargıtay İçtihadı Birleştirme Büyük Genel Kurulu ("Genel Kurul"), bir miktar para alacağının faiz ile birlikte tahsiline karar verilmesinin talep edildiği kısmi davayı inceledi.
General Assembly on the Unification of Judgments of Court of Cassation has recently evaluated a partial lawsuit, where a collection of a pecuniary claim with its interest is requested.
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.