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  • Admiralty Court Rules Marina Owners Can Limit Liability

    A recent decision of the English Admiralty court would be of considerable interest to marina owners, operators and insurers. In Holyhead Marina v. Peter Farrer [2020] EWHC 1750 (Admlty), Teare J. held that a marina owner could limit its liability pursuant to section 191 of the English Merchant Shipp … Read more »

  • Supreme Court of Canada Sides with Uber Driver in Labour Dispute

    In an 8 to 1 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada sided with an Uber driver finding the requirement of arbitrating labour disputes in the Netherlands to be unconscionable. This was the second Supreme Court of Canada decision in the transportation space over the last several months. It followed the … Read more »

  • Thomas Cook latest casualty of soft air travel market

    With Thomas Cook abruptly going into liquidation on September 23, 2019, another airline is added to an already impressive list of airlines that ceased operations since the start of 2018. In less than 2 years, all of the following airlines went out of business, often stranding thousands of passengers … Read more »

  • Federal Court dismisses Air Canada pilots’ appeal

    Gregg v. Air Canada 2019 FCA 2018Download In a newly-released split decision, the Federal Court of Appeal affirms the decision of the Federal Court [Gregg v Air Canada 2017 FC 506] which dismissed the pilots’ application for judicial review of the decision of the Ontario Human Rights Commission whic … Read more »

  • Andrei Korottchenko Blog – M/V Matterhorn – Federal Court’s ADR powers at work

    The Matterhorn – 2019 FC 926Download The case of the M/V Matterhorn is a great example of Federal Court’s alternative dispute resolution powers at work. The Facts The M/V Matterhorn, a 60-year-old, 48-metre tug, sank at her moorings on August 10, 2014, in Mount Carmel, Newfoundland, resulting in an … Read more »