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It's easier to go "overboard": ISS amends director overboarding policy
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2015

Today Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) announced that, effective February 1, 2017, it will reduce the number of public company boards on

U.K.’s revised law on liquidated damages clauses could mean similar changes for commercial contracts in Canada
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • November 12 2015

Last week, the U.K. Supreme Court (UKSC) changed the law on liquidated damages clauses (LDCs), giving parties greater freedom to decide on damages

Technology startups: a practical legal guide for founders, executives and investors
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • December 3 2010

As legal advisors to technology startup founders and investors, and to technology companies themselves, we are constantly amazed by the broad spectrum of questions, issues and opportunities that arise when establishing, operating and financing a technology business

Don’t lie to an employee: the dangers of an employer’s dishonest contract negotiations
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • November 5 2015

On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a landmark decision on the law of contract. In Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, per Cromwell J

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 July 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. On April 6, 2003, two City of Québec police officers stopped the applicants’ vehicle and searched it. The

Ford Motor Company of Canada fined $850,000 for worker deaths
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 9 2010

On May 25, 2010, Ford Motor Company of Canada ("Ford") pleaded guilty to two counts of failing to take all reasonable precautions to protect the safety of workers in two separate fatal incidents

L'interprétation des clauses dites de paiement sur paiement dans les contrats de sous-traitance : le si vs le quand
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2015

La Cour Supérieure a récemment ralenti la tendance de qualifier les clauses de paiement dans un contrat de sous-traitance qui dépend du paiement

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

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

Advice for the cash-strapped tech startup: how to “pay” people to work for you when your company doesn’t have any money
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2013

Tech startups often find themselves in a similar bind - they need to hire people to perform work to help grow their business, but they can't afford