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Court of Appeal clarifies distinction between oppression remedy and derivative actions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 28 2015

On May 27, 2015, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released an important decision clarifying a dividing line between two statutory shareholder remedies


Quebec Court of Appeal affirms award of punitive damages without compensatory damages in a consumer class action
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2015

On February 20, 2015, the Quebec Court of Appeal released its joint decision in four related class actions. The plaintiffs in those proceedings had


La cour d'appel du Québec confirme l'octroi de dommages punitifs en l'absence de dommages compensatoires dans le cadre d'un recours collectif en droit de la consommation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2015

Le 20 février 2015, la Cour d’appel du Québec a rendu une décision conjointe dans quatre recours collectifs. Les demandeurs


The application of the Bhasin principle of good faith: an early example
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

In its November 13, 2014 landmark decision of Bhasin v Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada established that a general principle of good faith


When does an email form a legally-binding agreement? Ask the Canucks
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2015

A recent decision from the British Columbia Court of Appeal provides an important reminder when communicating by email regarding the negotiation of


Supreme Court clarifies requirement of independence of expert witnesses
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2015

It is well-established in Canadian law that expert witnesses have a special duty to the Court to provide fair, objective and non-partisan assistance


Applications for leave to appeal granted - 30 April 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Alberta. Mr. Saeed was arrested and charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. At the


Appeal dismissed - 30 April 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Nova Scotia, 2013 NSCA 66, dated May 24 2013. The shareholders started a professional


A director should not act against the rest of the board
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2015

Last week, the court rendered a lengthy decision in the Ballingall matter. In this court case, we represented a group of unit owners who successfully


One million dollar fine confirms the shift of corporate criminal liability from the boardroom to the middle managers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • April 24 2015

On April 17, 2015, Justice Tôth of the Quebec Superior Court imposed a one million dollar fine on a corporation found guilty of price fixing in the