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Doing business in Canada - December 2014
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries


Personal liability of directors for unpaid wages under the oppression remedy
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


Developments in personal liability of directors for unpaid wages
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


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


Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we


When is a partner not a partner? Control, dependency and the lurking spectre of a duty of "good faith"
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2014

On May 22, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the British Columbia Court of Appeal's decision that an equity partner in a law firm was not an


Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty


UK Supreme Court confirms no breach of confidence without a breach or confidence
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2013

In a knowledge economy protection of trade secrets is critical to a corporation’s continued success and profitability. The misuse of trade secrets by


Shifting politics, technologies, and economies shape the top 10 business risks in 2014
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2013

The easiest thing about the year ahead for business may be the stable, albeit modest, economic growth predicted for Canada. More challenging, it will


Restrictive covenants transactional context vs. employment context
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2013

Why are non-competition or non-solicitation covenants added to contracts? The purpose of inserting so-called "restrictive" covenants in a contract is