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New good-faith duty of honesty in contractual performance recognized by Supreme Court of Canada

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 25 2014

In a precedent setting case, the Supreme Court of Canada has: (1) recognized good faith as a "general organizing principle" of Canadian contract law

Supreme Court introduces duty of honest contractual performance

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • November 25 2014

The Supreme Court's recent decision in Bhasin v Hrynew recognised a new common law duty of honest performance applicable to all contracts, which

Dispute over landscaping repairs results in personal penalties against condo directors and a fascinating governance war story

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 24 2014

Court decisions holding corporate directors personally liable for acting in bad faith tend to be few and far between in Canadian jurisprudence. The

What tangled webs we weave: the BCCA provides guidance on the tort of deceit and exclusion of liability clauses

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 24 2014

The British Columbia Court of Appeal's decision in Roy v Kretschmer, 2014 BCCA 429 provides guidance on the element of reliance in the tort of deceit

Canada’s CSR Strategy gets serious: implications for the extractive sector

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 24 2014

On November 14, 2014, the Government of Canada quietly announced important new "enhancements" to the Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for

Canadian government releases updated CSR strategy: key developments

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 22 2014

On November 14, 2014, Canada's Minister of International Trade, Ed Fast, announced the government's updated corporate social responsibility (CSR

Supreme Court recognizes good-faith contractual performance as an organizing principle of common law

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 21 2014

In its recent decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada harmonized decades of “unsettled and incoherent” case law about applying the

Top tips for startup founders

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 21 2014

We interviewed Nikolai Bratkovski, founder of Opencare, to get an in-depth perspective on building a start-up in Toronto. Opencare matches patients

Supreme Court of Canada recognizes a new common law duty of good faith

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • November 21 2014

The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Bhasin v. Hrynew illustrates a paradox. In saying that there is now a general organizing principle by

New Canadian voting guidelines for 2015 proxy season

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2014

Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass Lewis have issued their Canadian proxy voting guidelines for the upcoming proxy season. The