The way ships are financed has changed considerably in the past ten years, and the market has continued to evolve throughout 2017.
December 04, 2017
On 16 November 2017, Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (SCJ) handed down its judgment on the long running case involving the FPSO OSX3 (the OSX3 Unit).
Canada will soon require domestically operated commercial ships which have “passengers” on board to carry mandatory liability insurance to respond to passengers’ claims for injury or death.
Two noteworthy shipping cases heard during 2017 have placed contractual interpretation under the spotlight.
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently provided a clear reminder to legal counsel: applicants must carefully adhere to their duties of candour and full disclosure when bringing applications without notice.
November 30, 2017
Trademark owners are increasingly using an abbreviated process – the application – to enforce their rights.
November 15, 2017
British Columbia recently brought into force a new land-based spills regime and three new regulations requiring transporters of liquid petroleum products to have provincial spill response plans, to test such plans and to report and clean up spills.
November 14, 2017
On November 2, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, involving the Ktunaxa Nation’s opposition to the Jumbo Valley ski resort.
November 09, 2017
On October 31, 2017, Carlos Leitão, Quebec’s Minister of Finance (Minister), tabled in the National Assembly Bill 150 (Bill) which aims to implement certain measures that had been announced in the Minister’s budget speeches in March 2016 and 2017.
Twenty years after its last look at the issue, the Supreme Court of Canada has once again had the opportunity to determine which innocent party should bear the loss caused by the negotiation of fraudulent corporate cheques – the corporation employing the fraudster, or the bank.
November 08, 2017
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