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Do lawyers give an implied indemnity when they provide advice? Alberta Court of Appeal says no

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 15 2014

In Addison & Leyan Ltd v Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, 2014 ABCA 230, the Alberta Court of Appeal clarified the circumstances in which a plaintiff can

Seller beware! The buyer may use your own privileged documents against you in a court of law

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 12 2014

The law of evidence in Quebec draws heavily on common law. Case law from courts in the rest of Canada and in the United States relating to

Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to appeal from decision clarifying available disgorgement remedies in competition and consumer protection claims

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 8 2014

On Thursday, September 4, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the plaintiffs' motion for leave to appeal inWakelam v. Wyeth Consumer

Assuming jurisdiction in contract claims: diverging approaches of Canadian courts

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 8 2014

An Alberta court decision this June directly disagreed with recent Ontario decisions regarding the appropriate factors to consider when a

What’s in a name? Court finds reasonable apprehension of bias in Registrar’s decision on corporate name change

  • Stewart McKelvey
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  • Canada
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  • September 5 2014

A dispute over the registration of similar corporate names became "one of those rare cases" where a reasonable apprehension of bias was established

The Supreme Court of Canada addresses contractual interpretation and the availability of appeal from commercial arbitration decisions

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 3 2014

In Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53 ("Sattva"), the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") considered the law surrounding contractual

Good faith bargaining? Recent decision implies a duty to negotiate in good faith

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 2 2014

A duty to negotiate in good faith appears to run counter to the adversarial nature of bargaining. However, parties may have a duty to negotiate in

Limitations of liability clauses that may not limit liability

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 29 2014

A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal, Swift v Tomecek Roney Little & Associates Ltd., 2014 ABCA 49, has significantly reduced the

Piercing the corporate veil: when directors, officers and shareholders of a corporation will be personally liable

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 28 2014

Most business people understand that a company is a separate legal "person" from its members and, by its creation, limits the personal liability of

Empowering the board to remove an unethical director

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 27 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal has now confirmed that such a provision is reasonable and consistent with theCondominium Act, 1998.Under the Act, the