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Fla. App. Court (3rd DCA) Holds Statutory Attorney Fee Reciprocity Does Not Apply in ‘Lack of Standing’ Foreclosure Cases
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2017

The District Court of Appeal of the State of Florida, Third District, recently reversed an award of attorney’s fees to a borrower pursuant to section

Third DCA Rejects 57.105 Attorney’s Fees Where Plaintiff Failed to Prove Standing
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2017

On March 1st, Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal affirmatively held that a mortgage holder who fails to prove its standing to foreclose is not

Scotia Mortgage Corporation v Furlong: The Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador weighs in on the former client rule in commercial transactions
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 1 2017

In the recent decision of Scotia Mortgage Corporation v Furlong the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador confirmed that where a law firm acts

Solicitors’ PI: innocent solicitor ordered to pay damages following £1m property fraud
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

In a recent Chancery Court decision an innocent purchaser’s solicitor was ordered to pay damages for breach of trust where the registered seller was

Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2017

The Court of Appeal considered: the sufficiency of conflict screens when counsel moves to another firm and found that the standard procedures to be

Solicitors' professional negligence: aggregation
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 11 2017

2016 was a significant year for professional indemnity insurers operating in the solicitors' market, with the aggregation decision in AIG Europe Ltd v

Preview of 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, OECD, United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

2017 will see major changes to the UK legal landscape, with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union expected to be triggered by the end of March

Belgium Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • January 5 2017

Since June an audit engagement for listed companies, banks, insurers and settlements institutions is limited to 10 years, extendable to 20 years if

Estate agents - get your contract in place before you start work
  • Collyer Bristow LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 3 2017

The requirements necessary to form a contract are long established in the law of England and Wales, and are: an offer; acceptance; consideration; an

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

As 2016 winds down and we look towards the New Year, we have reflected on the key takeaways of ten significant commercial litigation developments