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Revisiting, then revising, old contracts: Court of Appeal considers test for rectification

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 6 2014

What happens when a party to a written and signed commercial agreement claims that the document does not reflect the negotiated bargain? The Ontario

Is just cause a lost cause?: Ontario court upholds settlement despite after-acquired information about misconduct

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

The basic legal principles underscoring the formation of a contract are no mystery to most employers - an offer is made, the employee accepts the

Quebec land transfer duties: 5 things that you need to know

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

In Quebec, municipalities must collect what is commonly referred to as "land transfer duties" (infamously known as the "Welcome Tax" or "taxe de

Canadian cartel news - volume 1

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

Our first couple of posts will provide a general introduction to Canadian cartel legislation, its enforcement and related private actions. Thereafter

Canadian cartel news - volume 2

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

On Thursday, September 18, the Canadian Competition Bureau (Bureau) released a Draft Updated Corporate Compliance Bulletin. The Bureau's Corporate

The rise of Quebec's Small Claims Court jurisdiction to $15,000.00: an opportunity for the consumer goods industry to rethink their company's complaints handling processes

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

According to the Minister of Justice, Ms. Stéphanie Vallée, all the provisions of the New Code of Civil Procedure will come into force

The Supreme Court of Canada rules on the issue of “credit charges” pursuant to the Consumer Protection Act and the issuance of punitive damages

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

In the context of class actions originally initiated before the Quebec Superior Court in 2003, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") has recently

New price maintenance enforcement guidelines in Canada

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 2 2014

On September 15, 2014, the Competition Bureau released its final enforcement guidelines entitled Price Maintenance(Section 76 of the Competition Act

Création de richesse au Québec : le chaînon manquant

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 2 2014

Le Régime d'épargne-actions du Québec est censé prendre fin le 31 décembre 2014 et le Québec ne compte que 7 des sociétés inscrites à la cote des

Dependent or independent? Some contractors may also be entitled to reasonable notice or pay in lieu of notice

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 1 2014

In Khan v. All-Can Express Ltd., 2014 BCSC 1429, the British Columbia Supreme Court (the "Court") recently confirmed that a contractor providing