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District court holds that it can apply Australian law limitations on potential and punitive damages, but will not apply Australian rule entitling prevailing party to recover fees and expenses

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Australia, USA
  • -
  • July 29 2014

Plaintiff ("McCarthy"), an Australian citizen, was injured while operating a Yamaha WaveRunner personal watercraft in Australia. McCarthy and his

Eleventh Circuit dismisses Colombia war crimes claims against Chiquita

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Finding no U.S. jurisdiction, the Eleventh Circuit has dismissed multidistrict litigation against Chiquita alleging the company was liable for aiding

$30, 4 opinions, and no decision: the province and duty to say what the law probably is

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2014

Federal appellate courts ordinarily grant en banc hearings or rehearings only when "(1) en banc consideration is necessary to secure or maintain

Are supervisors able to assess impairment? Drug driving decision suggests so

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 24 2014

A recent Ontario decision suggests that laypersons - such as supervisors - may assess whether a person is impaired from drugs or alcohol, and their

The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act 2014

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2014

Recent research indicates that up to two thirds of adults do not have a Will, and thousands of people die intestate every year. The Inheritance and

Increased and unlimited fines in the UK magistrates’ court: the realm of the speeding motorist?

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2014

It has been widely reported in the UK that maximum fines available to magistrates will soon increase fourfold; and that the lower courts will also be

Section 21- the Supreme Court speaks

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2014

The refusal of permission means that the original decision of the Court of Appeal in this matter is now good law and can be taken as the accurate

High bar for bifurcation

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 24 2014

An application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada from the decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in Lakhoo v Lakhoo was recently

Solicitors beware! Fraudsters want your client account!

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2014

A solicitor's client account has long been a target for fraudsters. With the universal use of online banking by solicitors, concern over computer

Proposed legal aid “residence test” is unlawful and discriminatory

  • 4 King's Bench Walk
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2014

The Government's controversial proposal to prevent those who could not prove 12 months of lawful residence in the UK from accessing civil Legal Aid