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Varun Sharma

Consumer Protection Act: impact of change in forum on pending proceedings and retrospectivity

Litigation - India
Clasis Law

The Supreme Court recently dealt with the question of whether a consumer complaint filed and registered under an earlier piece of legislation which was then repealed must be entertained under the provisions of newer legislation.

Andrew Osborne

Home Office announces end to COVID-19-adjusted right-to-work checks

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The Home Office has confirmed that the COVID-19-adjusted right-to-work check process will end on 16 May 2021.

Bruno Floriani

When it's not 'better late than never' with franchisee claims

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Quebec Superior Court recently revisited certain franchising principles and reaffirmed the leading principles of Dunkin' Brands Canada Ltd v Bertico inc concerning the duties of franchisors, while holding both franchisor and franchisee responsible for their respective actions and negligence that led to the downfall of their relationship.

Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza

Practical approaches to protective remedies in Civil Aviation Law

Aviation - Peru
Kennedys Law LLP

In the context of political uncertainty in Peru, this article explains the remedies that the Civil Aviation Law provides to aircraft and engine owners and lessors to guarantee their property and creditors' rights.

Claudia Hamm

Whistleblower Protection Act: new compliance requirements

White Collar Crime - Germany
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection recently presented a draft bill for the Whistleblower Protection Act.

Dylan Cox

Court of appeal overturns order requiring insurer to defend privacy class action

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) has released a decision that reiterates a key guiding principle in proceedings brought to enforce an insurer's duty to defend: the court must carefully review the underlying pleading and focus on the true nature of the claim, not simply the words used by the plaintiff in the underlying claim, to determine whether any of the claims could potentially be covered by the policy.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

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