Change of Carriage

Change of carriage of a bankruptcy petition has always been a tricky area, as Hood v JD Classics Ltd (In Administration) [2020] EWHC 3232 (Ch) demonstrates, which may be a reason why it is rarely used. In this case Michael Green J allowed an appeal from a decision of Deputy ICC Judge Jones granting change […]

Frances CoulsonSenior & Managing Partner, Head of Litigation & Insolvency, Moon Beever

CNPLaw LLP advised ADERA AI on its joint venture with BreadTalk Group

CNPLaw LLP (CNP) advised Singapore-based technology services group, ADERA AI on its joint venture with recently delisted food and beverage (F&B) player, BreadTalk Group.  The joint venture provides significant opportunities for ADERA AI to introduce and deploy its fintech and digital solutions to BreadTalk Group’s established F&B businesses. It comes amid the Covid-19 pandemic where technology has become an essential tool […]

Ken ChiaPartner, CNPLaw LLP

Read & Share: Bitcoin is Near All-Time Highs and the Mainstream Doesn’t Care…Yet

Bitcoin Near All-Time Highs vs. Search Interest Just about every financial asset saw a huge drop in March, but few have had the spectacular recovery that bitcoin has had since then. Up more than 300% from the March lows, bitcoin is within $1,000 of its all-time high ($19,891) established three years ago. While 2017’s run-up […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

LawMatters – November 2020

LawMatters – November 2020 In the November 2020 edition of LawMatters, Offit Kurman attorneys discuss how to continue connecting virtually and how to prepare yourself for the upcoming holiday season, while our Intellectual Property group highlights California’s Privacy Rights laws and the U.S. Trademark Offices latest plans. Our LawMatters newsletter has been a staple in […]

Howard K. KurmanPrincipal, Offit│Kurman

New COVID-Related State Leave Laws Fill The Void Left By Federal Paid Leave Laws

As the U.S. is entering the third wave of COVID-19 as virus cases continue to rise nationwide, employers should not only be aware of their obligations under the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act, but also recent state laws such as California’s COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave and New York State’s COVID-19 Leave Law. As […]

Kara MacielFounding Partner, Conn Maciel Carey

Introduction of Bill 59, An Act to modernize the occupational health and safety regime: Major changes expected

On October 27, 2020, Quebec’s Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity, Jean Boulet, introduced Bill 59, An Act to modernize the occupational health and safety regime (“Bill 59”). In order to give you a general overview of the most important changes proposed by Bill 59, our team has conducted a comprehensive analysis of the […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

Class actions: Supreme Court of Canada upholds the status quo over authorization criteria in Quebec

On October 30, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision in Desjardins Financial Services Firm Inc. v. Asselin1 (the “Asselin decision”). Ever since leave to appeal was granted in June 2019,2 practitioners and litigants have been kept in suspense, anticipating a potential amendment to the analytical framework of the criteria for authorization of a class action in Quebec.  However, […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

We are doing our bit… Are you…?

In order to protect Koalas, their food sources and homes before they are gone forever and to address the issue of their national decline, the team at Pendragon had pledged to help and support local charities like Carbon Positive Australia (earlier known as Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund) who are working hard to stop the destruction of endangered […]

John GloverManaging Director, Pendragon