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La diligence raisonnable comme moyen de défense contre la responsabilité des administrateurs et des dirigeants
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2016

À une époque où les risques de responsabilité s’accroissent, les administrateurs et les dirigeants se font souvent rappeler l’importance de la

Beware the perils of firing employee-shareholders
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 22 2010

As we have repeatedly reported, courts may be finding new ways to put money in former employees' pockets

Doing business in Canada - a practical guide
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2014

The progressive global liberalization of international trade and investment has generated new opportunities to expand business activities across

Have you complied with the AODA’s customer service standard? Time is running out
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • November 15 2012

Effective January 1, 2012, the Customer Service Standard under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) applies to all people, businesses and organizations that provide goods or services, either to the public or other businesses and have one or more employee in Ontario

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

Buck stops with director: director jailed 90 days for repeatedly failing to pay wages
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 19 2012

A recent court ruling sends a clear message to directors: violate the Employment Standards Act, 2000 obligations and you may be sent to prison

Corporate director fined and sentenced to prison term for failure to pay wages
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2012

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Justice shows that a company’s failure to abide by the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) can result in serious penalties for its directors

A John Hancock and lifting the corp veil
  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
  • 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

Developments in personal liability of directors for unpaid wages
  • Gowling WLG
  • 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

Personal liability of directors for unpaid wages under the oppression remedy
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 10 2015

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