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Top 5 construction cases 2012

December 20 2012 There were many noteworthy cases handed down in 2012, however we focused on those which have the most interest and practical relevance to our clients.

Construction of contracts: priority of documents

February 22 2010 In the following case, the court had to consider the construction of a contract, and in particular the effect of a clause concerning the priority of documents, in order to determine which of two conflicting provisions relating to the payment mechanism was to prevail.

New employment rules for international students studying in Canada

May 7 2014 On June 1, 2014, amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Regulation) modifying working rights for foreign nationals under…

Frustration, breach of contract and repudiation

May 25 2010 In the following case, which was bought before the courts by way of a summary application for judgement, the court had to consider whether the contract between the parties was frustrated so that performance become impossible or whether in fact one or other of the parties had wrongfully repudiated the contract.

Oil & Gas in South Africa

August 3 2017 A structured guide to oil and gas laws in South Africa

In brief: cooperating with government investigations in Singapore

July 22 2022 The essential considerations for businesses when cooperating with government investigations in Singapore, including notification, voluntary disclosure and privileged communications.

Q&A: resolving government investigations in Singapore

July 22 2022 A look at some of the essential considerations for businesses seeking to resolve government investigations in Singapore, including the implications of admitting wrongdoing and applicable civil and criminal penalties.

In brief: evidence gathering during government investigations in Singapore

July 22 2022 A look at the primary evidence collection practices and techniques used by the authorities in the course of government investigations in Singapore, along with key practical implications for targeted businesses.

Q&A: offer and sale of franchises in Australia

July 15 2022 A look at some of the most pressing legal and practical issues surrounding the offer and sale of franchises in Australia, including key restrictions, due diligence considerations and disclosure requirements.

Q&A: the franchisor-franchisee relationship in Australia

July 15 2022 A guide to the legal and practical considerations surrounding the franchisor-franchisee relationship in Australia, including operational terms and the renewal and termination of the agreement.