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Force Majeure Clauses and Risk Management in the Face of COVID-19

Canada - March 6 2020 The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first reported from Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019, and has been rapidly spreading since, with the outbreak…

Preet K. Bell

The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Personal Liability of Directors in Oppression Cases

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…

Alexander C. Payne

Any Amendment Must be in Writing, Signed by the Parties - Sometimes Contracts Quite Literally Do Not Mean What They Say

United Kingdom - June 1 2016 The English Court of Appeal recently held that an express clause in a contract requiring that any amendment be in writing and signed by the parties…

Preet K. Bell, Jonathan G. Bell