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A shattering decision: Ontario Court of Appeal affirms deference to civil jury’s award

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 8 2014

A jury trial? No thank you. The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Stilwell v. World Kitchen Inc.1 is a good example of why product liability

Made in Canada approach to pay for delay: bureau at odds with US approach

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2014

Last week, a US Federal Court ruled that AstraZeneca Plc's payment to Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. to delay a generic version of heartburn medication

The road to the Ring of Fire - Superior Court grants appeal and orders consent to Cliffs easement

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 27 2014

On July 30, 2014, the Ontario Superior Court granted an appeal to a subsidiary of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. ("Cliffs"), setting aside a decision

British Columbia Court of Appeal tells Securities Commission that reciprocal orders are not automatic - what could this mean for no admission settlement agreements and reciprocal enforcement in Canada?

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 14 2012

A decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal earlier this year highlights one of the pitfalls of “no admission” settlements, exhibiting that a securities regulator in a cooperating jurisdiction may not be able to issue a reciprocal order when the settlement contains no specificity or admission upon which to conclude that any wrongdoing occurred

Wake up and smell the coffee: summary judgment decision dismissing Tim Horton's class action upheld on appeal

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 11 2012

In a big win for franchisors, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently dismissed the appeal of an important class action decision awarding summary judgment to the defendant franchisor in Fairview Donut Inc. v. TDL Group Corp

Hav-A-Kar leasing: accelerated payments - close but not quite right

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 6 2012

One of the longest standing principles at law is that if there is a breach of contract a party can sue for damages such that they should be placed in the same position as if the contract had been completed

The standard form trap

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2012

It’s time to review your standard forms!

All is not lost if a limitations period missed

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 26 2012

Missing the limitations period for bringing a court action to recover a debt does not extinguish other legal rights and remedies in respect of that debt, such as bringing an application for bankruptcy or proving a claim in a bankruptcy estate

To err is human and to forgive divine - British Columbia judge relies on equitable principles to save an errant discharge

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2012

Every now and again, a mistake is made and a PPSA financing statement is discharged in error

British Columbia Court of Appeal permits hedge fund to requisition a shareholder meeting despite concerns of empty voting

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 24 2012

On October 12, 2012, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in Telus Corporation v. Mason Capital Management LLC, 2012 BCCA 403, overturning a lower court decision invalidating a shareholder requisition for a shareholder meeting