Day: August 11, 2021

Legal process

Trudeau condemns Chinese court’s 11-year sentence in Canadian spy case

BEIJING, Aug.11 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that a Chinese court’s sentencing of Canadian businessman Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison for espionage was “absolutely unacceptable” and called for his immediate release. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken also condemned the conviction in a statement, saying the prosecution of […]

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Debt collector

German Federal Court of Justice upholds collective debt collection model in groundbreaking decision

In an unprecedented decision of July 13, 2021, the German Federal Court of Justice, the Bundesgerichtshof (BGH), upheld a mass debt collection or ‘Sammelklage-Inkasso” model which mainly aimed to enforce collective complaints in court rather than amicably[1]. What was it ? The ruling concerns a case regarding a mass complaints structure that was put in […]

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