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Carlos P Martins

Air carrier avoids liability for refusal to transport disruptive passenger

Aviation - Canada
WeirFoulds

The British Columbia Civil Resolution Tribunal recently ruled on a dispute involving an air carrier which had refused to transport a disruptive passenger.

Bruno Floriani

Cold cut for franchisees! Supreme Court of Canada denies designated supplier's duty of care for pure economic loss

Franchising - Canada
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melançon LLP

The Supreme Court of Canada recently dismissed the proposed class action brought by Mr Sub franchisees against Maple Leaf Foods for damages resulting from a listeria outbreak linked to Maple Leaf cold cuts.

Kevin Spencer

Exxon prevails in $200 million tax penalty case

Corporate Tax - USA
McDermott Will & Emery

The US District Court for the Northern District of Texas recently ruled in favour of Exxon Mobil Corporation in its battle against the government over tax penalties.

Clemens Gaugusch

The perfect time to be a buyer?

Corporate Finance/M&A - European Union
Schoenherr

During economic downturns, valuations drop and dealmakers rightly expect a shift from a sellers' to a buyers' market.

Fraser Allister

Temporary legislation for remote witnessing of signatures

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Parliament has passed temporary legislation which facilitates the signing of certain documents by removing the requirement that a witness be in the immediate physical presence of the person signing.

Marcel Meinhardt

New transparency obligations for commodity companies

Energy & Natural Resources - Switzerland
Lenz & Staehelin

As of 1 January 2021, companies domiciled in Switzerland that are active in the extraction of raw materials must disclose payments to state authorities or government officials of Sfr100,000 or more per financial year.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy

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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