Digitalisation of civil proceedings in Germany
Digital transformation is crucial to the success of Germany’s economy, as one of the largest economies in Europe.
Taking flight: The Hague Court of Arbitration for Aviation
This article is an early review of the HCAA, in which we consider the need for an aviation-specific arbitration centre and take a look at the key features of the HCAA.
Status of COVID-19 layoffs remains in question after Ontario Court of Appeal decision
Ontario employers have long awaited an answer to the question of whether an employee temporarily laid off for reasons related to COVID-19 can claim constructive dismissal at common law despite legislative provisions deeming such layoffs not to constitute constructive dismissal under employment standards legislation.
Protecting intellectual property rights through international arbitration
We consider the benefits of international arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism for intellectual property disputes
COVID-19 has made it difficult for many companies to perform some of their contractual obligations, giving rise to a high number of corporate disputes, particularly relating to the application of force majeure and change in law provisions.
US Supreme Court decisions stay OSHA ETS, uphold CMS vaccine mandate
On January 13, the US Supreme Court ordered a stay on the federal OSHA COVID "vaccine-or-test" Emergency Temporary Standard.
Simple sacrifice: Arbitrator rejects anti-masker’s claim to religious exemption from employer safety rule
In Hydro One Inc. v Power Workers Union (O’Reilly), an Ontario arbitrator brought welcome clarity to claims for religious exemptions from COVID-related safety rules.
US Supreme Court to hear ETS and CMS arguments on January 7
SCOTUS scheduled oral arguments on January 7 to address OSHA's COVID "vaccine or test" Emergency Temporary Standard.