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Amending Bill 37: Alberta’s prompt payment regime

Canada - November 23 2020 On October 21, 2020, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 37 titled the Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2020 (Bill 37). As noted…

Melanie Gaston, Paula Olexiuk, Jagriti Singh, Carson Wetter, Richard Wong.

Prompt payment and adjudication come to Alberta

Canada - November 2 2020 On October 21, 2020, the Government of Alberta tabled Bill 37: Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2020 (Bill 37), which seeks to…

Melanie Gaston, Paula Olexiuk, Carson Wetter.

Alberta fast-tracks infrastructure stimulus plan and spending

Canada - August 20 2020 The Government of Alberta (the “Government”) has identified infrastructure investment as a key component of Alberta’s economic recovery. In response…

Melanie Gaston, Karen McPeak, Paula Olexiuk.

Supreme Court of Canada opens door to liability for alleged human rights abuses abroad

Canada - March 4 2020 On February 28, 2020, a five-justice majority of the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Canadian corporations can be sued in Canada for…

Jacqueline Code, Daniel Downie, Thomas D. Gelbman, Alan Hutchison, Mary Angela Rowe.

Exxon wins first climate change disclosure securities fraud case

USA - December 17 2019 On December 10, the New York Supreme Court released its decision in the ExxonMobil securities fraud case…

Colin Feasby.