How are the UK courts operating in the face of the new variant of COVID?
--- HM Courts & Tribunals Service has drawn up a short and medium term plan in response to COVID-19, outlining what has changed in the way courts and tribunals operate and work As they have been assuring in recent months, the courts and tribunals operate correctly and remain open for face-to-f...
TIL - 21 January 2021 United Kingdom
The new EU Directive for the European class action
On December 4th 2020, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) published the long-awaited Directive 2020/1828 of the European Parliament and of the Council of November 25th on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers. The directive, which must be t...
Miquel Morales Sabalete - 12 December 2020
Lawsuit evidences electoral fraud in the US and revives Trump's electoral aspirations
The attempt by the mainstream press to silence what is simply part of reality is becoming one of the most embarrassing exercises in the history of journalism. Leaving aside the bias towards one of the two candidates for the White House, Donald Trump's chances of winning a second term are still real....
Pablo Capel Dorado - 01 December 2020 United States of America
"UniCourt provide access State and Federal Court data and it offer real-time access to this data"
Alvaro Navarro Sotillos, Editor in Chief of The Impact Lawyers Magazine, had the pleasure to conduct a phone interview with Jeff Cox. Jeff Cox is the Director of Content & Data Acquisition at UniCourt Inc. UniCourt is a SaaS offering using machine learning to disrupt the way court records are o...
Álvaro Navarro - 26 November 2020
Guide and FAQs regarding Online Dispute Resolution implementation into the Connecticut Courts
The State of Connecticut has published a guide for the implementation of procedures by telematic means, due to the situation generated by the COVID-19.  In this sense, and to explain in more detail about this form of telematic procedure, the State of Connecticut itself has published 8 frequent...
Joe Goodman - 24 November 2020 United States of America
New courtroom protections for vulnerable victims available in the UK territory
New technology which spares vulnerable victims and witnesses the trauma of attending court is now available in every Crown Court across England and Wales. Available immediately, it allows the likes of children or those who suffer from a debilitating condition to have their cross-examination video-r...
TIL - 23 November 2020 United Kingdom
Are undocumented people considered as "persons"? What does the Trump administration think about this
Freshfields team files amicus brief in Trump v. New York, supporting inclusion of all people in congressional apportionment. A Freshfields team comprising partner Aaron Marcu, special counsel Scott Eisman, and associates Elena Hadjimichael, Christian Vandergeest, and Robert Barton has filed an amic...
TIL - 19 November 2020 United States of America
The last days of Trump's presidency period
These last days have been filled with news on the 2020 United States (US) president election. All eyes have been over the election, as the US politics influences many other countries and the economy all over the world.  For the Republican Party, the candidate for president was Donald Trump, th...
Katiuska Moure - 18 November 2020 United States of America
Can I go to the Permanent Court of Arbitration despite the COVID?
Because of the Pandemic many courts and tribunals closed their doors, maintaining the judicial and arbitration procedures by telematic and virtual means. This is the case of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, located in The Hague (Netherlands).  In this sense, the Permanent Court of Arbitrati...
TIL - 28 October 2020 Netherlands
Baker McKenzie informs about the implications of COVID-19 for the future of Dispute Resolution
The outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic led to an increase in economic instability and uncertainty, which is likely to result in a growing number of disputes. International law firm Baker McKenzie provides the firm´s view on the types of disputes that will arise from the COVID-19 crisis o...
TIL - 19 August 2020
How British government is trying to recover the normality of its courts and tribunals?
The UK government has announced that it will take steps to ensure that COVID-19 protection measures are in place within the judicial facilities of courts and tribunals throughout the country.  The UK Minister of Justice has assured that they will work to install all the facilities necessary to...
TIL - 02 July 2020 United Kingdom
Law of the Sea disputes now in Singapore
Since last week Law of the Sea disputes can be heard in Singapore regarding the agreement signed by Singapore's Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam and President of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) Paik Jin-Hyun. The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea h...
TIL - 18 June 2020 Singapore
Lex Machina explains how COVID-19 pandemic has affected US federal district litigation through a new App
The renowned company Lex Machina has launched a new COVID-19 Impact Analyzer App (called "COVID App") on Tuesday to provide lawyers with analysis and information to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected judicial activity in the federal districts of the United States.  Specifically,...
Álvaro Navarro - 17 June 2020 United States of America

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