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“Controversial” changes to Ontario class actions law recommended by Commission

Canada - July 17 2019 After two years of review, the Law Commission of Ontario (“LCO”) has recommended wide-ranging changes to Ontario’s class actions regime. In its…

Laura Fric

Court has no appetite to pierce corporate veil in restaurant lease decision

Canada - June 14 2019 Corporate directors and officers may generally only be held personally liable for misconduct on the part of the corporation in limited circumstances…

Mary Paterson, John M. Valley

Tainted duty of care analysis infected listeria class action, Court of Appeal finds

Canada - May 23 2018 A manufacturer’s breach of its duty to supply products of merchantable quality to consumers does not necessarily entitle third parties within the…

Craig Lockwood

Rescission decision emphasizes potential disclosure exposure

Canada - April 19 2018 In Giroux et al. v. 1073355 Ontario Ltd. et al, 2018 ONSC 143 (Giroux), franchisees sought a declaration, on a summary judgment motion, that they were…

Gillian S.G. Scott

Ontario court finds Ontario law applies to purchases over foreign stock exchange

Canada - January 17 2018 In Paniccia v. MDC Partners Inc., 2017 ONSC 7298, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice determined that Ontario was the most appropriate forum in…

Kevin O’Brien