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Council as certifying authority overturns finding of liability to subsequent purchaser for structural defects
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 28 2017

The Court of Appeal rejected a novel claim by a subsequent purchaser of a residential property to recover damages for pure economic loss from the


The Economic Loss Rule and Misrepresentation-Based Section 75-1.1 Claims
  • Ellis & Winters
  • USA
  • September 26 2017

We’re not alone in our interest in how the economic-loss doctrine applies to alleged violations of N.C. Gen. Stat. 75-1.1. In a recent case in the


Auditor Liable For Financial Losses To Its Client’s Clients
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 22 2017

In Lavender v. Miller Bernstein, 2017 ONSC 3958, a recent class action decision of the Ontario Superior Court, the auditor of a now-insolvent


Mexico City Earthquake: Lost Income And Additional Expenses May Be Covered
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Mexico
  • September 21 2017

Obscured by the recent hurricanes ravaging the Caribbean, Florida and Texas, Mexico suffered its own natural disaster earlier this week with a 7.1


Dismissal of employee who sent abusive emails from work email account is not unfair
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 25 2017

The Fair Work Commission held that dismissal of an employee who sent abusive emails from work email address was not unfair


Professional negligence - no contract, no fee, no problem? Court of Appeal rules on risks of giving free advice
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2017

The Court of Appeal's recent judgment in Lejonvarn v Burgess & Anr 2017 EWCA Civ 254 provides a sobering reminder to professionals and their


USCIS Suspends Premium Processing Service for H-1B Cases Effective April 3, 2017
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • March 6 2017

USCIS has announced the temporary suspension of the Premium Processing service for all H-1B cases filed on or after April 3, 2017. This suspension


Kentucky Appellate Court Holds That a Contractor May Pursue Claim of Negligent Misrepresentation Against Architect Despite Lack of Contract, the Economic Loss Rule, and Project Waivers
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

This case arose out of a construction project in which the Oldham County Board of Education (the “Board”) was the owner, K. Norman Berry Associates


Working for free can be costly!
  • BPE Solicitors LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 14 2017

Someone once said that sex began in 1963, and the following year the other staple of life (for contentious construction lawyers), the professional


Trademark Infringement: highest ever damage compensation
  • HFG Law & Intellectual Property
  • China
  • January 10 2017

Since recent years, the damages granted in intellectual property lawsuits, especially in trademark infringement cases, have been increasing remarkably