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Personal liability

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 2 2015

Owner claimed he did not understand he was dealing with a corporation. Although contract and invoice set out trade name only, contrary to section 2(6

Good faith: two court decisions bring greater certainty, coherence to law governing contract negotiations, performance

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 2 2015

If you negotiate a contract with another business, do you have a legal obligation to negotiate in good faith? If you have signed a contract with

Factoring in recent jurisprudence regarding estoppel certificates

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 25 2015

In the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision, TFS RT Inc. v. Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. ("TFS v. Shoppers"), Lauwers J.A., et al clarified the

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

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Demonstrated impropriety, not mere speculation, required to warrant appointment of independent chair: Ontario court

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) recently confirmed that “demonstrated impropriety” is required to warrant court intervention

“Best efforts” and “reasonable efforts” clauses in commercial contracts

  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 13 2015

Is there a distinction in civil law between the concepts of “best efforts” and “reasonable efforts”? Many lawyers have had this discussion when

Company directors jailed after employee death

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 12 2015

There is a rising trend towards holding supervisors and managers legally responsible for accidents in the workplace. On January 13, 2015, New Mex

CRA sued for $32million for threatening to intimidate taxpayers into accepting settlement

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 6 2015

Cardel Construction, a Calgary-based development company, recently initiated a lawsuit against the Canada Revenue Agency (the “CRA”) seeking

Directors & officers: shareholders remain restricted in breach of fiduciary duty claims

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 4 2015

This decision confirms that, contrary to the rule in certain U.S. jurisdictions, shareholders will only rarely be able to make a fiduciary breach

The danger of interpreting a contract in a vacuum

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 3 2015

Your client tells you his story of a dispute with his business partner, gives you a 40-page agreement, refers you to three lines in, say, paragraph