COVID-19 Hub: Risk Management, Insurance and Disputes

Insights

 

Brave New World of Arbitration: Updates from the World’s Major Arbitral Institutions
April 15, 2020

Lawyers from our firm’s International Arbitration Group analyze the additional guidance and updates provided by several major arbitral institutions to assist parties as they navigate their arbitral processes in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Can I Get a Witness? Will Executions During COVID-19
April 12, 2020

Self-isolation and social distancing have made it difficult to execute a Will at a time when many are thinking about making or changing theirs. Welcome relief came to Ontario in April through an emergency order in council allowing for virtual witnessing during the COVID-19 crisis, through audio-visual communication technology.

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COVID-19-Related Competitor Collaborations: Proceed with Caution
April 8, 2020

Considering a crisis collaboration with a competitor? Read this first.

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How will COVID-19 shape the future of arbitration?
April 2, 2020

Lawyers from our International Arbitration Group break down the impact of court closures, and discuss additional options that the world of arbitration provides to the legal system during the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Potential class action exposure in Canada in the wake of COVID-19

Canadian companies are facing sweeping and unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies also face a risk of class actions being filed arising from a company’s response to COVID-19. 

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Potential Insurance Coverage for Loss Caused by COVID-19
March 19, 2020

Many businesses across a range of industries have suffered significant financial loss caused by COVID-19. Members of the National Insurance Law Group explore potential insurance coverage to help offset the losses caused by COVID-19. Business interruption insurance and event cancellation insurance are specifically addressed, and practical tips are provided to help maximize potential insurance coverage.

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Podcasts

 

On Episode 9: Check Your Privilege, Adam Goldenberg talks to Malcolm Mercer, Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario, about the challenges that lawyers face in fulfilling their professional obligations while working remotely. This episode is the first in a series about working from home.

This episode explores a topic of interest to everyone, not only lawyers, and although it may contain legal information, it does not provide legal advice.