International Courts

UK Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Policyholders in the COVID-19 Business Interruption Case

The United Kingdom’s Supreme Court finally concluded the long-awaited COVID-19 business interruption case brought by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Hiscox Action Group (HAG). In a leapfrog appeal, the Supreme Court found in favour of the appellants...

Lahore High Court Outlaws Two-Finger Virginity Test

The Lahore High Court in Pakistan has outlawed the use and conduct of virginity tests, namely, the use of the “two-finger” virginity test and the hymen examination in cases of rape and sexual abuse.  Background In Sadaf Aziz & Others v...

London Court Rejects Assange’s Extradition – What Happens Now? 

Earlier last week, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser, sitting in the Westminster Magistrates’ Court denied the Government of the U.S.A.'s request to the U.K. to extradite Mr Julian Assange over his espionage convictions in the U.S. on the grounds of...

[Vijay Mallya Case] UK Court Denies Release of Funds for Covering Mallya’s Legal Fees

Judge Sebastian Prentis, who presided over a remote hearing at the Insolvency and Companies Court (ICC) of the High Court in London, concluded that Mallya had failed to provide the "basic information" required for such a validation order and agreed only to allow sufficient funds to cover an appeal hearing scheduled in the bankruptcy case for Wednesday.

Constitutional Court of South Africa Declares Provisions of Domestic Workers’ Injury Compensation Legislation To Be Unconstitutional

The Constitutional Court of South Africa in Sylvia Mahlangu v Minister of Labour , declared parts of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA) to be unconstitutional as it infringed fundamental rights of workers as provided under...

Hong Kong High Court Rules for Independent Mechanisms To Be Set up To Deal With Complaints Against Police Officers

The present suit was brought by a journalist association because of the police brutality that the protestors faced in the protests against the China extradition bill. The protests led to many arrests and violations which caused widespread concern about...

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rejects Trump Campaign’s Claims of Close Range Ballot Watching

The suit went through several courts in the system, being overturned by one court after another with opposing decisions. The Supreme Court has laid the claims of the Trump campaign to rest. It was held that the range that...

Donald’s Last Days: Penn SC Rejects Trump Campaign Lawsuit Over Election Observers

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has rejected allegations of state law violations made by President Trump’s campaign over election oversight in Philadelphia county. Background The case concerned the processing of mail-in and absentee ballots received from voters in Philadelphia County in...

Supreme Court of the United Kingdom To Deliver Final Judgment in COVID-19 Insurance Test Case

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom began its’ four-day hearing in the matter of Financial Conduct Authority v Arch Insurance . The appeal concerned the construction of certain provisions in insurance policies written by the Appellant Insurers relating...

European Union Filed Charges Against Amazon Under Anti-Trust Laws

The European Union opened a twofold investigation on Amazon and its business activities, in the European Economic Zone. It has clearly conveyed to the public that the statement of objection or the opening of the investigation, just not show...

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