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When should the board call separate counsel?

  • Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 16 2014

Reports of the increased risk of liability for boards of directors, as well as for individual directors, have become commonplace against the backdrop

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

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Expensive expenses

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 4 2014

Expense claim scandals are big news in Canada. An Alberta Premier was forced to resign, Senators were suspended from Parliament and the head of the

The rise of policy activists?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 3 2014

In a recent twist on activist investing, People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) purchased shares in SeaWorld in an effort to address conduct

The rise of policy activists?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 3 2014

In a recent twist on activist investing, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) purchased shares in SeaWorld in an effort to address

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