COVID-19 Developments and Legal Updates
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Daniel MacKenzie and James Galsworthy On January 15, 2021, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court (“Court”) issued a decision which is likely to be viewed as good news for policy holders…Read More
Daniela Bassan, QC Using its COVID-19 Protocol, the English Technology and Construction Court (TCC) handed down remotely a decision about the role of experts in international arbitration and how multiple…Read More
Nancy G. Rubin, QC and Erin McSorley In response to the immense public health and safety challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Courts across the country have modified their practices…Read More
New Brunswick government suspends limitation periods and time limits applicable to ongoing proceedings
Catherine Lahey, QC, Iain Sinclair and Robert Bradley The Province of New Brunswick declared a State of Emergency on March 19, 2020 related to the COVID-19 pandemic and issued a…Read More
Update on Newfoundland and Labrador variation of limitation periods and statutory timelines during COVID-19 pandemic
Joe Thorne In our update on April 2, 2020, Newfoundland and Labrador passes law to allow variation periods and statutory timelines during COVID-19 pandemic, we reported on Newfoundland and Labrador’s…Read More
Newfoundland and Labrador passes law to allow variation of limitation periods and statutory timelines during COVID-19 pandemic
Joe Thorne On March 26, 2020, the COVID-19 Pandemic Response Act received Royal Assent. Among other things, that statute brought into force the Temporary Variation of Statutory Deadlines Act (the…Read More