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Ontario Court confirms high standard for dissident intervention in shareholder meeting

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2015

On January 21, 2015, in the midst of a contentious proxy battle commenced by dissident shareholders of Aberdeen International Inc. ("Aberdeen"

Contract law: Northway Motor Inn Ltd. v. Northway Motor Inn (2011) Ltd. 2015 BCSC 60

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2015

Parties must be careful to specifically contract for a desired outcome. BC Supreme Court denies implied term on basis of presumed intention. Without

The uphill battle for just cause and the consequences that flow

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2015

On November 12, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court released its decision in Fernandes v. Peel Education & Tutorial Services Limited c.o.b. Mississauga

Omission in description of use of proceeds was a breach of securities laws that engaged public interest jurisdiction: Re Mckenzie, 2014 ABASC 506 (Alberta)

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2015

The McKenzies were spouses and shareholders of Infuse Capital Corporation. Deborah McKenzie was also the sole director of Infuse, while Christopher

Charlton in charge: BC Court of Appeal overturns pharmaceutical class action certification due to plaintiff’s failure to provide workable causation methodology

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

Canadian courts may be taking a firmer stance against certification in pharmaceutical class actions. The recent decision of the British Columbia

Technicality insufficient to set aside

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 10 2015

As the practice of using employment contracts to minimize termination obligations has become increasingly common in Canada, so has the creativity of

Ontario Court of Appeal provides clarity to the extent of communications between counsel and experts

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has released its much anticipated decision in Moore v. Getahun 2015 ONCA 55. The decision specifically addresses the

Contract law: High Tower Homes Corporation v. Stevens 2014 ONCA 911

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2015

Ontario Court of Appeal states that the ability to imply terms into a contract with an entire agreement clause is limited; prior caselaw on implied

Let’s arbitrate: arbitration clauses as a tool for avoiding class proceedings

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2015

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has turned on the language of arbitration clauses, emphasizing the need for franchisors to

The uphill battle for just cause and the consequences that flow

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 28 2015

Is it just cause if an employee admits to falsifying data? The answer is - maybe. The ongoing debate about when employee misconduct is severe enough