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Those hiring private investigators must be aware of privilege and privacy legislation

Canada - April 25 2014 When a fraud is suspected, the litigator often turns to a private investigator to gather evidence about, and to use against, the fraudster. Retaining…

Steven L. Major

The Corporate Veil Matters

Canada - January 25 2017 In two related decisions, the Ontario Court has said, resoundingly, that it will respect the corporate veil, even for complicated corporate groups…

Ranjan K. Agarwal, Russell J. Kruger

Supreme Court declares Canadian corporations may be liable for acts of foreign affiliates

Canada - September 4 2015 In a just-released decision, Chevron Corp v Yaiguaje, 2015 SCC 42, the Supreme Court of Canada held that Canadian courts have jurisdiction to decide…

International Court of Justice upholds USD $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron

Canada, Global - March 20 2015 On March 12, 2015, the International Court of Justice (the "ICJ") upheld the controversial USD $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron…

David J. Wahl

A warning for Canadian corporations with foreign subsidiaries

Canada - July 30 2013 On July 22, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice handed down its highly anticipated decision in Choc v Hudbay Minerals Inc., 2013 ONSC 1414…