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A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

Cassels brock successful in creditor’s oppression application against affiliated corporations and director

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 15 2015

In a ruling released on January 12, 2015 in the case of T. Films S.A. v. Cinemavault Releasing International Inc., 2015 ONSC 6608, the Ontario

Waiver of the client’s unilateral termination right: the clause can survive the automatic renewal of an agreement

  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 13 2015

The Civil Code of Québec (the “CCQ”) provides that a client can unilaterally terminate a service agreement even where the work or provision of the

Supreme Court says parties to contracts must act in good faith

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 30 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada recently held in Bhasin v. Hrynew that parties to a contract must perform their duties under that contract in "good

La cour supérieure du Québec confirme l’existence d’une distinction entre meilleurs efforts et efforts raisonnables

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 24 2014

On voit souvent dans certains contrats commerciaux des clauses en vertu desquelles une partie s'engage à déployer ses meilleurs

Void ab initio: the dangers of insufficient disclosure

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 22 2014

While it is common practice in Canada to seek certain emergency orders on an ex parte basis (i.e. where only one party (and not the adversary

Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their

Commercial contracts include an implied duty of good faith

  • Field Law
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  • Canada
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  • December 19 2014

There has long been an implied duty that an employer must act in good faith when terminating employment contracts. Until now, such a duty was not

Theme 4: implications for class action strategy of Supreme Court decisions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 18 2014

A further theme of 2014 was the potential impact of general litigation decisions on class action practice. In particular, two decisions released by

2014: the SCC year in review

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 16 2014

This article summarizes Gowlings picks for the most important decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014.Canada (Attorney General) v