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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


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


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 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


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


Company directors jailed after employee death
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2015

There is a rising trend towards holding supervisors and managers legally responsible for accidents in the workplace. On January 13, 2015, New Mex


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England. There was no


Supreme Court endorses freedom of contract in finding commercial restrictive covenants valid
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2013

This week's decision from the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in the case of Yannick Payette et al. and Guay Inc. has confirmed that restrictive


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


AODA deadlines approaching quickly
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2013

With Halloween behind us, it's time to look ahead to another big date looming on the calendar. Yes, that's right, another AODA deadline is fast