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Good faith, reasonable exercise of rights and the theory of imprévision in Québec law: Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited c. Hydro-Québec (2016 QCCA 1229)
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2016

In this eagerly awaited Court of Appeal decision, a panel of five judges ruled on the scope of the duties of good faith and fairness in contracts

Ross-Clair v. Canada (Attorney General): Judge’s Failure to Consider Contract as a Whole Leads to Correctness Review
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 12 2016

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Ross-Clair v. Canada (Attorney General)is another post-Sattva instance of a dispute over the standard of

Court of Appeal clarifies the impact of a release on in solidum co-debtors
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2016

The Court of Appeal recently ruled that the complete release of a co-debtor who is primarily liable in solidum might have the effect of releasing the

What does the duty of good faith REALLY mean?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 9 2016

Since the Supreme Court decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, which firmly established a duty of good faith in contractual relations, the exact contours of

Alberta court confirms arm’s length standard does not govern interest on inter-company loans within Canada
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2016

In ENMAX Energy Corporation v Alberta, 2016 ABQB 334, an Alberta court usefully confirmed that the arm's length standard does not govern the interest

Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries - July 25-29, 2016
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 29 2016

For the end of July, this was a fairly busy week for the Court of Appeal. Topics covered included Family Law, professional negligence, professional

Breaking Up is Hard to Do, but it's a Little Easier if You Make the Other Side Pay
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2016

In Canada, it is difficult to get punitive damages for breach of contract. Awards are uncommon and the amount will usually be relatively small. A

Québec: La renonciation à la solidarité et l’appel en garantie
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Canada
  • July 26 2016

Une décision récente rendue par la Cour supérieure vient clarifier les effets d’une renonciation à la solidarité particulièrement en ce qui a trait à

Tax Court Allows Deduction for Advisory Fees in M&A Transaction
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2016

The Tax Court of Canada has recognized in a recent case that “oversight expenses” - notably investment banking and other professional advisory fees

La confidentialité des procès-verbaux du conseil d’administration
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2016

Vous êtes administrateur d’une société privée et l’un des actionnaires vous demande de lui remettre le procès-verbal de la dernière réunion du