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Regulation of Fintech in Canada

Canada, USA - April 20 2017 This article provides Fintech startups and investors with an overview of the regulatory framework that applies to the Fintech industry and the issues

"Best efforts" - "reasonable efforts" - "commercially reasonable efforts" - what do these terms mean?

Canada - June 7 2010 Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

Limitation of liability: consequential or indirect loss

United Kingdom - August 13 2009 Most types of energy-related contracts contain some form of clause seeking to limit the liability of one party or all parties for losses suffered by a party due to breaches of the contract

Filing the wrong articles at Companies House: what is the effect?

United Kingdom - April 13 2017 The High Court has had to consider the impact on a company's members of the company filing the wrong version of its articles at Companies House. A

The 'indoor management rule' explained

Canada - April 1 2014 A person dealing with a corporation need not inquire about the formality of the internal proceedings of the corporation, but is entitled to assume that there has been compliance with the articles of association and bylaws

When is harassment not harassment? Guidance from the EAT

United Kingdom - April 27 2017 In the case of Baker v. Peninsula Business Service Limited 2017 UKEAT024116, the EAT confirmed that an individual cannot succeed in a claim for

Clarification of the extension of time limits following early conciliation

United Kingdom - April 27 2017 The effect of Acas early conciliation on extending the time limit for bringing an employment tribunal claim has been clarified by the recent decision

Medical evidence and dismissals following long term sickness absence

United Kingdom - April 27 2017 In O'Brien v. Bolton St. Catherine's Academy 2017 EWCA Civ 145, the Court of Appeal agreed with the tribunal's decision at first instance that a

Anti bullying order used to stop employer from finalising a misconduct investigation and taking disciplinary action

Australia - April 27 2017 The FWC can make binding orders when it is satisfied that a worker has been bullied at work and there is a risk that the bullying will continue. The

Time off work and religious discrimination

United Kingdom - April 27 2017 In Gareddu v. London Underground Ltd UKEAT008616, the EAT considered whether it was indirectly discriminatory, on the basis of religion or belief