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Developments in personal liability of directors for unpaid wages

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

At law, corporations are treated as separate legal entities. This means that individuals acting on behalf of a corporation, such as directors, are

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicant is a company that produces and assembles industrial electric motor components as a

Personal liability of directors for unpaid wages under the oppression remedy

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 10 2015

Under the law, corporations are treated as separate legal entities. This means that individuals acting on behalf of a corporation, such as directors

A John Hancock and lifting the corp veil

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2015

One would think that a signatory to a contract is bound upon signing. Unfortunately, it is not always that simple. Did the person sign above or below

BLG’s top 10 business risks 2015

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2015

All organizations in all industries have digital risk. As criminal capabilities intensify and the Public voice grows louder via social networks

Company directors jailed after employee death

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 12 2015

There is a rising trend towards holding supervisors and managers legally responsible for accidents in the workplace. On January 13, 2015, New Mex

Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview

  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we

Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their

How not to deal with executive compensation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

The following is a story of executive compensation gone awry. In 2003, Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. (UBS), a public company listed on the TSX

Doing business in Canada - December 2014

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries