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Business interruption and COVID-19: A UK perspective

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 who have endured business interruption losses arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. In response to the widening denial of business interruption claims under the standard wording…
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COVID-19 immigration update

*Last updated: January 25, 2021 (Originally published April 1, 2020) Kathleen Leighton Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are various implications for the immigration world, including for those already in Canada, as well as those looking to travel to, or return to Canada, from abroad. In particular, there are travel restrictions in place for land…
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Top five employment law issues going into 2021

Grant Machum, ICD.D and Mark Tector 2020 was a challenging year for many people and businesses. And while we are all happy to have 2020 in the rearview mirror, we anticipate that there will continue to be challenges going forward, including in employment law. Below are five legal questions we expect employers will have in 2021, along…
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Daniela Bassan speaks with Moderna CEO about innovation

Halifax partner and president of the Harvard Club of Atlantic Canada, Daniela Bassan, QC, helped lead a conversation with Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel, during a Harvard Business School Alumni event. Stéphane discussed his inspiring and successful journey to creating a COVID-19 vaccine, as well commenting on the role of innovation as a pathway to emerging…
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Canadian College of Construction Lawyers to induct Greg Moores as Fellow

St. John’s partner Greg Moores will be formally inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian College of Construction Lawyers (“CCCL”), during an annual meeting in May, to be held virtually. The CCCL is comprised of individuals recognized for their skill, professional experience and high ethical standards in the area of construction law. As a Fellow…
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Mark Tector answers questions about the ability to require employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Halifax partner Mark Tector was interviewed recently on CBC’s Information Morning about what employers and employees should know about COVID-19 vaccines. He sheds light on whether or not workplaces can introduce a policy that makes the vaccine mandatory for employees, and how to address individuals who cannot get it due to a medical reason, or…
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