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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 review: key recent IP developments and trends in Canada

April 25 2022 A review of the most significant recent legal developments and trends affecting intellectual property owners in Canada, along with future prospects.

Spotlight: IP rights enforcement in Canada

April 25 2022 This article reviews the key features of IP enforcement measures in Canada, including considerations surrounding venue and jurisdiction, obtaining evidence, trial procedures, remedies and appeals.

Spotlight: creating and enforcing security interests in transport assets in United Kingdom

April 25 2022 A general introduction to the key issues surrounding the creation and enforcement of security interests in transport assets in United Kingdom, including aircraft, ships and rolling stock.

Spotlight: creating and enforcing security interests in transport assets in USA

April 25 2022 A general introduction to the key issues surrounding the creation and enforcement of security interests in transport assets in USA, including aircraft, ships and rolling stock.