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Applications for leave to appeal granted - 30 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 30 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Alberta. Mr. Saeed was arrested and charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. At the

Appeal dismissed - 30 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Nova Scotia, 2013 NSCA 66, dated May 24 2013. The shareholders started a professional

A director should not act against the rest of the board

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 29 2015

Last week, the court rendered a lengthy decision in the Ballingall matter. In this court case, we represented a group of unit owners who successfully

One million dollar fine confirms the shift of corporate criminal liability from the boardroom to the middle managers

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 24 2015

On April 17, 2015, Justice Tôth of the Quebec Superior Court imposed a one million dollar fine on a corporation found guilty of price fixing in the

Applications for leave to appeal granted - 23 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 23 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicants are farm businesses that participated in the Farm Income Stabilization Insurance Program

Developments in personal liability of directors for unpaid wages

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

At law, corporations are treated as separate legal entities. This means that individuals acting on behalf of a corporation, such as directors, are

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicant is a company that produces and assembles industrial electric motor components as a

Supreme Court establishes general duty of good faith in contracts

  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 7 2015

Contractual disputes have many different causes. Many result from gaps in the contract or different interpretations of the terms. Others arise where

A John Hancock and lifting the corp veil

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2015

One would think that a signatory to a contract is bound upon signing. Unfortunately, it is not always that simple. Did the person sign above or below

What’s in a name? Potential personal liability for failure to ensure companies in BC use their full corporate name

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 1 2015

Many companies do business under a shortened version of their name or a separate business or trade name, without also setting out their full legal