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There are times when you don’t want to make partner
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 4 2014

Recently, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) and the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom (“UKSC”) both had cause to consider the nature of

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

Company convicted of OHSA charges after criminal negligence charges withdrawn in fatality
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 31 2013

A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges

Ontario Securities Commission publishes proposed disclosure rules regarding women on boards and in senior management
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2014

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has published for public comment proposed amendments to its corporate governance disclosure requirements (the

Say on pay votes come back in a big way: three failed votes in one week
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2015

Within a week, three failed say on pay votes have put compensation practices back in the spotlight and demonstrably shown that investors still use

Can the director of a corporation be held personally liable for unpaid wages and termination pay?
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • June 5 2015

The Ontario Superior Court has held that the director of a closely-held corporation can be held liable for unpaid wages and termination pay under the

Accessible customer service: what the AODA means for retailers
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 4 2015

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), is a bold piece of Ontario legislation that aims to enforce full accessibility

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 13 August 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Mr. Waskowec has been engaged in a lengthy dispute with Hydro One Networks in an effort to compel

Moving away from a mechanistic evaluation of board term limits
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2015

Earlier this month, Robert Pozen, senior lecturer at Harvard Business School contended that a simple reliance on board term limits as an evaluation

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