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Jesper Windahl

Freight forwarder liable for depriving cargo interest possibility to declare general average

Shipping & Transport - Denmark
WSCO Advokatpartnerselskab

A Danish court recently found a freight forwarder to be vicariously liable to a Danish company for fire damage caused to cargo carried by a subcontractor.

Dylan Cox

That's cold: insurer ordered to defend claims made against cold storage provider

Insurance - Canada
Theall Group LLP

The Alberta Court of Appeal has ordered an insurer to defend claims made against its insured's cold storage business, which was sued when its warehouse thawed and damaged its customer's food products.

Todd A Solomon

DOL creates path for 401(k) plans to offer private equity investment options

Employment & Immigration - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US Department of Labour recently issued an information letter indicating that, in limited circumstances, it will allow defined contribution retirement plans (eg, 401(k) plans) to indirectly invest in private equity funds.

Steven M Herman

COVID-19 update: CDC order temporarily halts residential evictions nationwide until 31 December 2020

Real Estate - USA
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government, as well as many states, has enacted eviction and foreclosure moratoriums in an effort to keep homeowners and renters in their homes and slow the spread of COVID-19.

Guy Tompkins

Court of Appeal confirms right to cancel insurance contract for fraudulent claims

Litigation - New Zealand
Wilson Harle

A recent Court of Appeal decision highlights the consequences which flow from an insured providing dishonest information in support of an insurance claim.

Alain Levy

Equity swaps and takeover bids: intentions matter

Corporate Finance/M&A - France
AyacheSalama

In April 2020 the Financial Markets Regulator (AMF) heavily penalised a hedge fund for omitting to disclose its objectives regarding a takeover bid after it had purchased large amounts of equity swaps in shares of the company subject to the takeover.

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