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_SiqueiraCastro - O sócio Eduardo Macedo Leitão participa, amanhã, do 19º Seminário ESG Corp de Gestão Estratéfica Jurídica em Belo...

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Is there an obligation of good faith between contracting parties in Finland, England and France?

Date: 5th October 2015

In Finland there is legislation relevant to the concepts of good faith (bona fide) and bad faith (mala fide). The main acts that regulate the question are Contracts Act (228/1929) and Sale of Goods Act (355/1987). These Acts set the limits, or so called ground rules, for parties’ behaviour. [more]

Australia: Kott Gunning Partner Awarded the Order of Australia

Date: 2nd October 2015

Kott Gunning Lawyers Partner Laurie James AM has received the Order of Australia for significant service to law in Western Australia. [more]

Scotland: It’s All Change for the Scottish Civil Justice System

Date: 2nd October 2015

The passing of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (the ‘2014 Act’) last year heralded a major overhaul of the system of civil justice in Scotland. [more]

Scotland: MacRobert shines in new Legal 500 results

Date: 2nd October 2015

The results of Legal 500 UK were published in September 2015. We received excellent commentary this year for both practice areas and individual lawyers, in particular Construction, Corporate Employment, Pensions and Projects. We retained our top tier ranking in Projects for the fifth year running – and are the only Scottish based firm this year to have this ranking. [more]

Norman Waterhouse: Changes to proposed B2B unfair contract laws in Australia

Date: 1st October 2015

The “unfair contract terms” provisions of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) came into operation on 1 January 2010 for the purposes of protecting consumers from unfair terms in circumstances where they have little or no opportunity to negotiate with businesses. [more]

New Zealand: Hesketh Henry celebrates 150 years with their clients

Date: 30th September 2015

Hesketh Henry celebrates 150 years with their clients. [more]

New Zealand: Directors Saddled With Health and Safety Liability – How Do Overseas Directors Comply

Date: 30th September 2015

Following on from the deaths of 29 miners in the Pike River mine explosion in 2010 and the subsequent Royal Commission and Independent Taskforce reports, New Zealand has re-written its health and safety legislation. The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 comes into force on 4 April 2016. [more]

Cyprus: Lellos P. Demetriades Law Office LLC chosen as strategic partner for IDEA

Date: 28th September 2015

Lellos P. Demetriades Law Office LLC chosen as strategic partner for IDEA [more]

Cooper Grace Ward - Australian Government introduces Multinational Anti-Avoidance Legislation

Date: 28th September 2015

In the last few months the Australian Government has increased pressure on multi-national groups operating in Australia to ‘pay their fair share’ of tax. [more]