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"Best efforts" - "reasonable efforts" - "commercially reasonable efforts" - what do these terms mean?

Canada - June 7 2010 Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

Apportionment of liability under workers' compensation scheme

Canada - January 8 2019 A recent case examined the apportionment of liability for damages between multiple defendants where at least one of them is statutorily immune from

Limitation of liability: consequential or indirect loss

United Kingdom - August 13 2009 Most types of energy-related contracts contain some form of clause seeking to limit the liability of one party or all parties for losses suffered by a party due to breaches of the contract

Amendments to the Mining Act in Tanzania

Tanzania - February 14 2018 Following the extensive amendments to the Mining Act, Cap.123 of the Laws of Tanzania (Act No. 14 of 2010) (the Mining Act) by the Tanzania Extractive

The 'indoor management rule' explained

Canada - April 1 2014 A person dealing with a corporation need not inquire about the formality of the internal proceedings of the corporation, but is entitled to assume that there has been compliance with the articles of association and bylaws

Reasonable notice damages for wrongful dismissal cannot be determined via summary judgment

Canada - January 15 2019 A recent Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta decision provides clarity amidst the conflicting jurisprudential landscape regarding whether the assessment

Apportionment of liability under workers' compensation scheme

Canada - January 8 2019 A recent case examined the apportionment of liability for damages between multiple defendants where at least one of them is statutorily immune from

Court upholds owner's discretion to select contractor based on overall cost, schedule and experience

Canada - December 18 2018 The Alberta Court of Appeal recently ruled on the tendering of a contract that will be of interest to owners and contractors alike. The court upheld

British Columbia court looks past unregistered trading in ordering payment to investment finder

Canada - December 11 2018 For many junior resource company executives, deciding whether to engage investment finders can be like considering whether to breathe air. Such

Court of appeal decides WSIB fraud requires wilful act

Canada - December 4 2018 The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) recently prosecuted three workers who were receiving WSIB benefits for failing to report a material