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Estoppel by Convention: The Ontario Court of Appeal’s Latest Take on a Relatively Rare Form of Estoppel and the Implications for Contracting Parties

Canada - August 31 2020 The question often arises in contractual disputes as to whether a party is entitled to rely on the strict terms of the contract in circumstances…

Mark van Zandvoort, Simon Dugas.

What’s My Limitation Period Again? Update on the Suspension of Limitation and Time Periods During the COVID-19 Crisis

Canada - June 8 2020 The outbreak of a global health emergency has brought significant procedural changes to the legal system in Ontario. The…

John Pappas.

OEB Issues Draft Report on Corporate Governance Guidance for Regulated Utilities

Canada - April 12 2018 On March 28, the Ontario Energy Board ("OEB") issued its Draft Report on Corporate Governance Guidance for Rate-Regulated Utilities (the "OEB Draft…

Ron W. Clark.

Cryptocurrency Assets under Insolvency and Personal Property Security Law

Canada - February 15 2018 Encrypted digital currencies ("cryptocurrencies"), particularly Bitcoin, have recently become the target of enormous international speculation and…

Timothy Jones.

Cannabis Trademarks Remain Unregistrable in U.S. Despite Federal Circuit’s Ruling in Re: Brunetti

USA - January 31 2018 In a decision released on December 15, 2017, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit struck down the Lanham Act’s ban on registering “immoral” or…

Ken Clark.