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Alberta Court of Appeal reaffirms importance of considering factual matrix in contractual interpretation
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2017

The rules of contractual interpretation have evolved significantly in the last several years in Canada. At one time, the circumstances surrounding


Lesson to Directors: You can be held personally liable for oppressive conduct
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2017

While Supreme Court of Canada judgments dealing with commercial law are scarce, in Wilson v. Alharayeri, Canada’s highest Court unanimously held that


SCC Confirms Directors Can Be Personally Liable in Cases of Oppression
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

In the recent and much anticipated decision of Wilson v Alharayeri, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) confirmed that corporate directors can be


Canada’s Top Court Rules on Personal Liability of Directors for Oppression
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2017

On July 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri (Alharayeri). The decision sounds an important cautionary


The Supreme Court of Canada rules on the personal liability of directors in the context of the oppression remedy.
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2017

The Supreme Court of Canada rendered a decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri, in which it discusses situations that could lead to the personal liability


When Can the Director of a Corporation Be Held Personally Liable for Oppression?
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2017

Oppression is a broad and equitable remedy. It allows Courts to rectify unfair or prejudicial behaviour on the part of corporate stakeholders. While


The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Personal Liability of Directors in Oppression Cases
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2017

In Wilson v. Alharayeri, 2017 SCC 39 Alharayeri, the Supreme Court of Canada in a unanimous decision provides significant guidance as to when


Supreme Court of Canada reaffirms personal liability for directors in oppression actions
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 17 2017

On July 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously reaffirmed that a corporation’s directors may be personally liable in an oppression


Have the floodgates opened with respect to personal liability of corporate directors for oppressive conduct?
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2017

Based on an important recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, the situations in which harm caused to a shareholder could potentially expose a


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2017

Following are the summaries of civil decisions released this week by the Court of Appeal for Ontario. It was a relatively light week, typical of the