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Supreme Court distinguishes between a partner and an employee in a discrimination complaint
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2014

In a unanimous decision dated May 22, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada has ended the uncertainty generated by the case of McCormick v Fasken

Is corporate criminal conviction a corporate death sentence?
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2013

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled in a government appeal against the C$200,000 one that Metron received after pleading guilty to a charge of

Professional partnerships breathe easier
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • May 22 2014

This morning the Supreme Court of Canada released its much awaited decision in McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, holding that most legal (and

Directors’ liability for safety: not just small-company directors are at risk in Ontario
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 13 2012

In an unusual development, a director of a medium-sized company has been personally found guilty and fined under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Directors’ liability for the debts of a corporation payable to employees for services rendered during the directors’ term of office
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • March 7 2013

The Quebec Court of Appeal rendered a decision on November 14, 2012 confirming the state of the law on the scope of section 119 of the Canada

Trade-secrets and the departing employee
  • Field Law
  • Canada
  • August 28 2013

Concerned about departing employees who might have confidential information about your business and clients? Or maybe you are the ex-employee and you

Directors will be liable for unpaid wages and vacation pay
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • July 8 2013

Clients who sit on boards of corporate employers should take note of recent amendments made to New Brunswick's Employment Standards Act (the "ESA"

Six things you need to know about the new executive compensation disclosure rules
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 5 2008

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently announced that amendments to rules governing disclosure of executive compensation will become effective and apply to fiscal years ending on or after December 31, 2008

Sharpening Canada’s competitive edge
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 15 2007

On October 30, 2007 the federal government’s Competition Policy Review Panel (the CPRP) issued its consultation paper, Sharpening Canada’s Competitive Edge

How much federal work do you have to do to come under federal labour jurisdiction?
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2012

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada had the first opportunity to assess the constitutional consequences when employees performing federal work do not form a discrete unit and are fully integrated into a core operation that does work falling under provincial jurisdiction