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Canada: new occupational health and safety act expands scope of employer duties

On June 1, 2018, amendments to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act came into force, significantly expanding the nature of the health and safety obligations owed by employers and businesses in Alberta. This article focuses on one of the areas in which changes have been made: the expansion of the types of entities that have […]

Use of injunction in modern trespass cases

By Leanne Norton and Lucy Shepherd In two recent cases of trespass, injunctions have been the preferred remedy rather than possession. An injunction is a court order that requires a party to do a specific act, or to refrain from doing a specific act. Injunctions are a discretionary remedy and an interim injunction might be […]

Adjudication watch June 2018: what you need to know

In this latest ‘Adjudication Watch’ our construction team provides updates on significant adjudication decisions: Mailbox (Birmingham) Ltd v Galliford Try Building Ltd (formerly known as Galliford Try Construction Ltd) [2017] Christopher Linnett Ltd and Mr Christopher Linnett v Matthew J Harding [2017] Baldwin and another v J R Pickstock Ltd [2017] Victory House General Partner […]

Messi scores important victory in longrunning EU trademark dispute

The General Court of the European Union ruled that the Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Andrés Messi, can register his European Union trade mark (EUTM) application for ‘MESSI’ in classes 3, 9, 14, 16, 25 and 28 (covering a wide range of products including fragrances, jewellery, clothing and sports equipment) notwithstanding an opposition led […]

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Non-US transatlantic merger shocker

How’s this for novelty value: the latest transatlantic merger doesn’t feature a US firm. Stringer Saul has decided to give up going it alone and instead buy in to one of Canada’s largest firms, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. For the UK firm the deal is an admission that, if it wants to continue grabbing a slice […]

Stringer-Fasken combine for first Anglo-Canadian merger

London-based life science specialist Stringer Saul is merging with one of Canada’s largest firms, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. The deal, due to go live on 1 February next year, will create a £110.7m firm with offices across Canada and in London, New York and Johannesburg. It is the first merger of full-service Canadian and UK law […]

Nabarros woos the kids with Willy Wonka plan

Nabarro Nathanson has launched a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-style competition as part of its latest grad-uate recruitment campaign. The graduate recruitment team is handing out chocolate bars at university law fairs. Around 25 of the 1,000 bars contain a golden ticket, which can be exchanged for an open day at Nabarros’ London office. Nabarros’ […]

Dentons tees up Dubai deal with Tiger Woods

Denton Wilde Sapte (DWS) has scored a lead role in Dubai Holding’s second major sporting deal this week, in an agreement that sees Tiger Woods open his first golf course costing £35m. DWS is advising Dubailand, the gigantic £20bn resort and theme park planned by Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Dubailand is […]

Salans raids ally for Budapest launch

Salans has split its Hungarian ally to open a new office in Budapest as it seeks to ramp up its presence in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). The launch sees two partners from Salans’ threepartner associated firm Szabó Kovári Tercsák & Partners Attorneys join the firm along with another 10 associates. Judit Kovári and Tamás […]

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