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Jeffrey A Brown

Concurrent duty to defend – a team sport

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

In a recent case, the Ontario Court of Appeal addressed three important elements of the duty to defend where there is concurrent coverage under two policies – namely, whether there was a concurrent duty to defend given the existence of an 'other insurance' clause, the obligation to pay ongoing costs and its allocation and the right to participate in the defence..

Min Lee Tan

CIPAA: court has no discretion to set aside adjudicator's costs order

Litigation - Malaysia
Gan Partnership

The Construction Industry Payment Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA) was enacted to alleviate payment problems in the construction industry by allowing any payment dispute to be resolved speedily through adjudication.

Zhigang Zhu

Guangzhou IP Court reaffirms legality of parallel imports

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

The Guangzhou IP Court recently upheld a first-instance judgment which had dismissed a trademark infringement claim against parallel imported products.

Judith Aldersey-Williams

Energy transition on UKCS: two critical reports published

Energy & Natural Resources - United Kingdom
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP

August 2020 saw the publication of two documents which will have a significant bearing on developments in the oil and gas industry in the next decade and are closely related.

Jon Miller

Fire safety and tall buildings – recent cases

Projects, Construction & Infrastructure - United Kingdom
Fenwick Elliott Solicitors

Surprisingly, while everyone is aware of the issues which the construction industry has had post-Grenfell with cladding and fire barriers, recent cases before the courts have resulted in claimants, for the most part, failing to recover any compensation.

Jürg Schneider

Telecoms surveillance legislation: Federal Administrative Court rules instant messaging app not a telecoms service

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media - Switzerland
Walder Wyss

The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) recently issued a ruling concerning the status of instant messaging app Threema from a telecoms surveillance legislation perspective.

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Germany, Israel, Peru

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Cybersecurity: trends and issues

Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media / Belgium, China, European Union, Mexico, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan