We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Follow

Faulty or Improper Material, Workmanship, and Design - Interpreting the Exclusion Clause in Construction Insurance Policies

Canada - November 3 2017 Builder’s risk (also known as course of construction) insurance policies almost always contain some form of exclusion relating to the cost of

Restrictive Covenants in the Employment Context: How to Achieve Enforceability

Canada - November 3 2017 Restrictive covenants in employment agreements, commonly known as non-competition or non-solicitation clauses, are notoriously difficult to enforce

Rights and Responsibilities under The Builders’ Liens Act

Canada - July 31 2017 The construction industry carries a unique set of financial risks arising from the fact that construction projects are generally pyramidal in

Five Reasons to Retain External Legal Counsel to Conduct Workplace Investigations

Canada - August 18 2017 Words such as harassment, bullying, and sexual harassment are fast becoming a staple of workplace vernacular and, with headlines like those above

Manipulated Data - The Hack You May Not Notice

Canada, USA - January 17 2018 Hacks, leaks and cyber attacks dominated the news in 2017. However, while these events were generally driven by the hackers intent to gather

Manipulated Data - The Hack You May Not Notice

Canada, USA - January 17 2018 Hacks, leaks and cyber attacks dominated the news in 2017. However, while these events were generally driven by the hackers intent to gather

UNDRIP Ten Years After: Canada Moves to Adopt The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Canada - December 7 2017 On November 20, 2017 Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced at a public event that the federal government will support Bill C-262, an NDP

Corporate Amalgamations

Canada - November 7 2017 Recently, a number of significant and complex proposed changes to Canada’s tax legislation were announced, which could result in many privately held

Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace

Canada - November 7 2017 An employee’s legal ability to use cannabis for medical purposes was confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015 in the decision R v. Smith1

Non-medical Marijuana Use at Work

Canada, USA - November 7 2017 With the proposed Cannabis Act looking to legalize recreational marijuana in Canada in July of 2018, employers are wondering how the new legislation