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Businesses displaying non-French trade-marks on commercial signage do not contravene Quebec's language laws, says the Quebec Court of Appeal
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 19 2015

A unanimous decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal has confirmed that businesses are under no obligation to add a French-language description to


Canadian telecom faces class action lawsuit for online behavioural advertising practices
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

In April 2015, a consortium of law firms commenced a national class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice against a national Canadian


Insolvency - 201314 annual case update
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • February 7 2014

The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions ("OFSI") and the pension plan administrator for Aveos, Aon Hewitt, brought a motion


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


Whistleblower protection: the importance of internal policies
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • May 12 2014

Source: www.personneltoday.com Employees are often reluctant to report suspected misconduct because they fear retaliation from those that are


Is freedom of contract dead in Canadian employment law? Termination clauses and benefits continuation through the notice period
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 13 2015

Many in the employer community were surprised by three recent cases in which the Ontario courts struck down termination clauses in employment


North America tax news & developments - volume 14, issue 4
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • August 31 2014

On June 19, 2014, the US Supreme Court in United States v. Clarke, 134 S. Ct. 2361 (US 2014), weighed in on the issue of what a taxpayer must show to


The expanded scope of constructive dismissal: the Supreme Court of Canada applies the duty of good faith in contractual relationships
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 10 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC“) has clarified and expanded the scope of “constructive dismissal”. In Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services


Federal Court of Appeal delivers tie-breaking decision: without-cause dismissals allowed under the Canada Labour Code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • March 8 2015

The Federal Court of Appeal (the “FCA”) has laid to rest the long-standing debate over whether employees could be dismissed without cause under the


British Columbia Court of Appeal upholds Mareva injunction in aid of international arbitral proceedings, overturning lower court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • June 6 2014

In a decision sure to please the international arbitration bar and those who pursue asset recovery in fraud matters alike, our team was recently