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Hogan Lovells | USA | 12 Apr 2019

The Curse of Shoeless Joe Continues: TTAB Finds White Sox Fan Lacked Bona Fide Intent-To-Use

For any baseball fans already preparing to capitalize when their favorite team wins their next World Series game, you may strike out before getting up…
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McMillan LLP | Canada | 11 Mar 2019

Supreme Court of Canada Likely to Consider PostTermination Bonus Entitlements

The Supreme Court of Canada will soon have an opportunity to provide useful clarity on employers' ability to contractually bar employees from…
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Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP | Canada | 18 Dec 2018

Will a franchisee's rescission claim stay or will it go? Mandatory mediation may result in stay of proceedings

It has become common practice to include alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provisions in franchise agreements. A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal serves as a stark reminder to franchisors to ensure that ADR provisions contained in a franchise agreement are properly drafted so that the commencement of disputes thereunder triggers the running of the applicable limitation period.
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Bilzin Sumberg | USA | 10 Dec 2018

New York High Court Rules on Statute of Limitations

Over the last several years, we have posted several times about whether the statute of limitations bars remedies against lenders (and sometimes…
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BDO LLP | India | 23 Nov 2018

Strict interpretation of exemption notifications under tax laws

The Supreme Court recently pronounced a landmark judgment on the question of taxpayers' eligibility to receive tax exemptions when more than one interpretation is possible – namely, one in favour of the taxpayer and the other in favour of the tax authority. The court concluded that where a tax exemption must be interpreted, the tax authority will be given the benefit of the doubt, unlike in......
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Asters | Ukraine | 20 Nov 2018

Due Diligence of Renewable Energy Projects

According to the official statistics of the National Commission which performs state regulation in the energy sector and utilities 160,1 MW of…
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Troutman Pepper | USA | 5 Nov 2018

Virginia Supreme Court Clarifies Statute of Limitations for Mortgagor Contract Claims

In a victory for mortgage lenders and servicers, the Virginia Supreme Court held on September 27 that Virginia’s five-year statute of limitations for…
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WeirFoulds LLP | Canada | 29 Oct 2018

All that glisters is not tolled, but is the story fully told?

On October 10th, 2018 the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision dismissing the appeal in the case of National Money Mart Company v 24 Gold…
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Gilbert + Tobin | Australia | 22 Oct 2018

The goal posts move on demergers … again

Since the introduction of the demerger rules in Division 125 of the Tax Act in 2002, Gilbert + Tobin has advised on numerous demergers, including some…
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McCann FitzGerald | Ireland | 15 Oct 2018

Whose Condition Precedent is it Anyway?

Conditions precedent in loan agreements are almost always thought of as being for the benefit of the lender only. A recent summary decision of the…
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