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More than a speed bump: Supreme Court of Canada raises the bar for leave to pursue a secondary market liability class action

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

The Supreme Court of Canada's recent decision in Theratechnologies Inc. v. 121851 Canada Inc., 2015 SCC 18, marks the first time this Court has

Concise drafting matters: Ontario court grants partial summary judgment dismissing significant portions of a franchisee’s “kitchen sink” claim

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 9 2015

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently granted partial summary judgment in favour of a franchisor in2176693 Ontario Ltd. et al. v. The Cora

“SAAB stories” for franchisor seeking to oust Ontario jurisdiction over canada-wide group action

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2015

The recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in Stuart Budd & Sons Limited v. IFS Vehicle Distributors ULC highlights important

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds springdale decision and finds franchisor not necessarily exempt from disclosure in resale of existing franchise

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court decision finding that franchisors are not exempt from disclosure obligations where they are

Franchise litigation parties cannot use the Appellate Court as a way to re-litigate findings of fact regarding materiality

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 9 2015

In 1201059 Ontario Inc. v. Pizza Pizza Limited, the Ontario Divisional Court dismissed a franchisee's appeal that essentially sought to re-litigate

Contract law: Maxam Opportunities Fund Limited Partnership v. 729171 Alberta Inc. (2015 BCSC 271)

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 8 2015

Sophisticated parties held to the words of their bargain; making a credit facility "available" did not create an obligation on borrower to draw on the

Childcare accommodations in the workplace

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 7 2015

In recent years a number of cases across Canada have considered the difficult issue of an employer's obligation to accommodate parental obligations

Keeping you up-to-date on consumer product regulation - what’s new with the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act?

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

An update on Health Canada's consumer product safety transparency initiative and a note on the prohibition on toys and children's products that

Canadian courts ‘rock the boat’ on spoliation law

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 2 2015

In June 2014, our product liability group reported on a number of developments in the law of spoliation pertaining to product liability. Less than

I always feel like somebody’s watching me: the use of surveillance evidence

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 2 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently found that a trial judge permitted trial by ambush in failing to require pre-trial disclosure of surveillance