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Canadian Contractual Interpretation Just Got More Difficult
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2016

There is a new exception to the new Canadian approach for reviewing the interpretation of contracts: a trial court’s interpretation of a standard form

"Best efforts" - "reasonable efforts" - "commercially reasonable efforts" - what do these terms mean?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 7 2010

Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

Supreme Court says Appropriate Standard of Review for Standard Form Contracts is Question of Law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 15 2016

In an appeal from the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court in Ledcor Construction Limited v. Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Company et al., held

The 'indoor management rule' explained
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 1 2014

A person dealing with a corporation need not inquire about the formality of the internal proceedings of the corporation, but is entitled to assume that there has been compliance with the articles of association and bylaws

In-camera board meetings what are they good for?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2011

Most people involved in organizations know that board meetings should be held regularly in order to ensure proper governance and adequate communication opportunities within the organization

Update: The Case of Francis Mella - Sentenced to an Additional 12 Months in Prison for Ongoing Contempt
  • MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP
  • Canada
  • September 14 2016

Our previous blog post on The Case of Francis Mella addressed the serious consequences for debtors that can result from their failure to comply with

2 Costly Mistakes to Avoid if Your Customers Sign Waivers
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2016

What do a multi-million dollar corporation, a large community-based organization and a publicly-traded company have in common? They’re all making

Alberta Securities Commission Proposes Adoption of Gender Diversity Disclosure Requirements
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 21 2016

On September 14, 2016, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 58-101 - Disclosure of

Think twice before using an LLC in Canada
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2013

A limited liability company (“LLC”) is a common type of business entity used in the United States of America (“US”). However, Americans planning to

Annual Returns Due Date Approaching for Ontario Health Service Providers
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2016

Under the Corporations Information Act (Ontario) (the “Act”), corporations are required to file an Annual Return with the Ministry of Government and