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The Other Bad Faith

Brouse McDowell

Certain aspects of insurance bad faith are well known, particularly to insurance coverage practitioners. For instance, it is widely understood that an...

Shipping in the USA

Seward & Kissel LLP

A structured guide to shipping laws in the USA...

Ship registration in the USA

Seward & Kissel LLP

A structured guide to ship registration laws in the USA...

Potential Contract Adjustments Based on Tariffs

Vandeventer Black LLP

The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) may provide potential avenues of relief to government prime contractors, subcontractors and vendors...

Marine insurance and accidents in the USA

Seward & Kissel LLP

A structured guide to marine insurance and accidents in the USA...

The Other Bad Faith

Brouse McDowell

Certain aspects of insurance bad faith are well known, particularly to insurance coverage practitioners. For instance, it is widely understood that an...

Too hot to handle? What employers should know about a heatwave

Lewis Silkin

Over the past few months, the United Kingdom has gone from shivering in sub-zero temperatures to experiencing one of the hottest Summers on record...

New regulations governing post-market oversight of opioids

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

As part of a federal initiative to address the opioid crisis, the Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Opioids) came into force on 23...

Distracted by mobile phones: forklift operators guilty of occupational health and safety offence

Dentons

Two forklift operators were recently found guilty under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for using mobile phones while sitting on their...

Surely that is not evidence for taking sick leave?

HopgoodGanim

With cold and flu season upon us, employees will be seeking to access accrued paid personalcarer’s leave (incorporating sick leave). Employers are...

Israel bond financing of US commercial real estate - an overview

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Israel has seen a growing trend in debt initial public offerings by US and Canadian real estate companies with income-producing real estate as well as...

No costs entitlement without lawyer's invoice - parties using in-house lawyers lose entitlement to costs

Wilson Harle

Since 1983 it has been the position in New Zealand that a party can recover costs in cases where it has been represented by a lawyer that it employed...

Court of Appeal upholds wide exclusion clause

RPC

The Court of Appeal has held that a remarkably broad exclusion clause was not unreasonable within the framework of the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977...

CONDUSEF amends rules on good practices, transparency and advertising applicable to insurers

Hogan Lovells

The National Commission for the Protection and Defence of Users of Financial Services (CONDUSEF) recently amended the General Rules on Good Practices...

Brazilian legal system: civil law sprinkled with common law elements

TozziniFreire Advogados

Even though Brazil is a civil law country, the New Civil Procedure Code of 2015 has brought elements of common law jurisdictions to the Brazilian...


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