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"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


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


Government of Québec proposes new regulation for retail signage
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2015

As a response to the decision of Québec (Procureure générale) v. Magasins Best Buy ltée, 2015 QCCA 747 described in the post entitled “Québec Signage


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


To what risks of liability or being found guilty are directors exposed?
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

Directors are subject to the legal liability regime provided in the incorporating statute of the legal person and possibly to that of its registered


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 25 June 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

On appeal from the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. The applicant, Ms. Maguire, opposed the development of a composting facility by the


Due diligence: an evolving standard
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

Nobody is held to the impossible. This maxim is reflected in statutes that hold directors of a corporation liable, on a solidary or joint and several


Directors’ liability for payroll withholding taxes
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

Directors of a corporation may be held personally liable in cases where the corporation fails to withhold and remit federal or provincial payroll


Appeal allowed- 25 June 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec (Montréal), 2013 QCCA 868, was heard on March 18, 2015 and the Court on that day


Environmental liability of directors and officers
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • June 26 2015

Several federal and provincial statutes in force in Quebec make corporate directors and officers personally liable for offences of an environmental