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Court of Appeal Guidance on Good Faith Obligations in Shareholders’ Agreements

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Introduction - In its judgment in Re Compound Photonic Group Ltd, the Court of Appeal has given helpful guidance on the scope of good faith obligations in a shareholders’ agreement....more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Higher-Than-Advertised Prices: Where’s the Injury?

The past decade has seen an increase in the number of class actions based on subsection 224(c) of the Consumer Protection Act (Act) in Quebec. Whether it’s in the airline, automotive or retail sectors, merchants have been...more

Morgan Lewis - Tech & Sourcing

‘Well, This Is Awkward…’: FIFA–Budweiser Deal Brings Commercial Sponsor Rights in Sports to Light

On November 18, days before the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 was due to start, Anheuser-Busch InBev (the owner of Budweiser, a World Cup sponsor since 1985) was dealt an unexpected yellow card: FIFA issued a statement that...more

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A Texas Fight Over Competing Leases

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Let’s proceed directly to the takeaways from Fort Apache Energy, Inc. v. Short OG III, Ltd., et al, a Southern District of Texas bankruptcy court opinion. (Gray Reed partners Jim Ormiston and David Leonard represented Short...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Venue Operators, Plaintiffs’ Attorneys Have Their Sights on Your Sites

It is not hard to see the impact the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has on the layout of American sports and entertainment venues. Wide ramps, dedicated seating areas, and special elevators have all become...more

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Kain Acquires Hospice Care of America

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Kain Capital has announced it has acquired Hospice Care of America (HCA). HCA, founded in 2004 and based in Kansas City, operates a group of affiliated hospices in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Colorado....more

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Appellate Courts Affirm Dismissals of COVID-19 Business Interruption Claims

The COVID-19 crisis has had a significant impact on individuals, society, and businesses all over the world. To slow the spread of the virus, many governments shut down businesses, restaurants, hotels, and recreational...more

World Law Group

2022 Anti-corruption Guide - Japan

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1. Is your country a member of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention? Yes. 2. Is your country a member of any other bilateral or multilateral conventions on anti-corruption? Yes. Japan is a part of the United Nations Convention...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Arsenale and Incentivizing Compliance (UPDATED)

I continue with a Venice themed blog post today by focusing on the Arsenale. No this is no a precursor to that famous north London football club, the Arsenal Gunners, but the district in Venice where one of the main...more

Reed Smith

Hurricane Ian and Hurricane Nicole: Answering questions policyholders frequently ask (or should ask) to ensure maximum recovery

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At $40-70 billion in estimated insured losses, Hurricane Ian is the nation’s second most expensive natural disaster for the insurance industry. Less than two months later, Hurricane Nicole made landfall in Florida. Securing...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Food Venture Financing News - Weekly Issue No. 127

Food Venture Financing Trends - Vow, a cultivated meat maker startup, announced that it raised $49.2 million in its Series A round....more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Adoption of Green Leases in Hong Kong - Part 2

Leases which contain provisions on sustainable obligations for landlords and tenants are becoming more commonplace in various markets. In Part 1 of this series, we reviewed the key issues for landlords and tenants to consider...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Trois questions que tous les fabricants de nouveaux produits alimentaires devraient se poser

Au Canada, le secteur des produits alimentaires est particulièrement dynamique et devient de plus en plus en pointu au fil du temps. En effet, grâce au perfectionnement des technologies agricoles, le choix de produits...more

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Australia Significantly Increases Competition and Consumer Law Penalties; Expands "Unfair Contract Terms" Regime

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Australia has significantly increased penalties for competition and consumer law breaches and also expanded the scope of the law that prohibits unfair contract terms ("UCT")....more

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FDA Proposes Updated Definition of "Healthy" Claim for Food; Seeks Comment

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In Short - The Situation: To conform with current nutrition science and federal dietary guidance, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") has proposed updated criteria for when food labels can bear what the FDA...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Miss. Ruling Deepens Jurisdiction Split in Vape Battery Cases

On Oct. 13, Mississippi's highest court ruled that a South Korean company, LG Chem Ltd., which manufactured a battery that powered a vaping device, could be sued in Mississippi, despite that company having no physical...more

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Massachusetts Retail Liquor License Renewals for 2023

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Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 138, Section 16A, all Massachusetts retail liquor licensees (e.g., farmer-breweries, farmer-wineries and farmer-distilleries holding farmer-series pouring permits, Section 12...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Blakes Competitive Edge™: November 2022 Update

Welcome to the November issue of Blakes Competitive Edge, a monthly publication of the Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group. Blakes Competitive Edge provides an overview of recent developments in Canadian...more

Morgan Lewis

EU Digital Markets Act Lays the Groundwork for Gatekeepers

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One of the European Union’s major pieces of legislation in the digital era, the Digital Markets Act (DMA), entered into force on 1 November 2022. It introduces ex-ante regulation—setting the ground rules for what is and is...more

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Hamrock: No Caremark liability for natural gas explosion

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In City of Detroit Police & Fire Ret. Sys. on Behalf of NiSource, Inc. v. Hamrock, No. CV 2021-0370-KSJM, the Delaware Court of Chancery granted a motion to dismiss duty of oversight claims against an energy company’s...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

Thirsty World Cup Fans Serve Up Reminder About Sponsorship Agreements

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This week, the World Cup kicked off amidst cheers and chants from the fans who had made their way to Qatar to watch the games. Although most fans chanted in support of their teams, Ecuadorean fans in one section of Al Bayt...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Venice, Fat Leonard And Red Flags

Venice is one of the most unique and beautiful cities on earth. It was a great maritime power for over 1000 years. At the height of its power, it was the richest city on earth, worth almost 10 times more than the entire...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup – November 2022 #2

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Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news: CBD - CBD company Charlotte’s Web secures $56.8M investment from BAT...more

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A glance at franchises in Indonesia: Lessons learned from the pandemic

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As the economy is recovering amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the franchise business is showing positive growth in Indonesia. The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us to be better prepared in navigating through the commercial and legal...more

Cooley LLP

Q3 2022 Quarterly VC Update: Sunil Dhaliwal on the State of Venture Capital Investing

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In conjunction with our Q3 Venture Financing Report, I sat down with Sunil Dhaliwal of Amplify Partners to get his take on the state of venture capital investing....more

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