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Misnomers and Misdescriptions: The “Litigation Finger Test” to the Rescue!
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • October 15 2018

In the last month, the Court of Appeal decided two cases based on the "litigation finger test". The litigation finger test can assist a plaintiff in


CSA Amendments to Simplify Reports of Exempt Distribution - Bulletin
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • September 24 2018

On July 19, 2018, Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published final amendments ("Amendments") to National Instrument 45-106 - Prospectus


Government "policy" decisions do not always trump judicial review
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2018

A change in government and its policies can impact business dramatically, and often with unintended consequences. In some cases, the result is


Anti-SLAPP Legislation Tested at the Court of Appeal
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2018

On August 30, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal released six unanimous decisions that address Ontario’s “anti-SLAPP” legislation. SLAPPs -


The Role of Risk Management in Regulation
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • September 5 2018

We live in a society that assumes risks can be both anticipated and controlled. If there is a failure to foresee and prevent harm (to fail to control


Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms Dismissal of Action Against Auditors Because of Failure to Prove Damages
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2018

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently addressed the issue of auditor’s liability, post-Livent1, in Fairfield Sentry Ltd. v PricewaterhouseCoopers


Timing is Everything: Subrogation Claims in the Context of a Construction Loss
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • August 22 2018

It is often perceived that subrogation claims are barred in the context of a construction loss. This is because typically the applicable construction


Ontario Government Makes Policy U-Turn: Doug Ford's Plan for the Private Retail Sale of Cannabis
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2018

Fresh off his convincing electoral victory, Premier Doug Ford has announced that he plans to begin the process of scrapping Ontario's existing


Is the Clock Ticking? The Court of Appeal Discusses Discoverability and the Application of Section 5(1)(a)(iv) of the Limitations Act, 2002
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2018

In Gillham v. Lake of Bays (Township), 2018 ONCA 667, a case about the discoverability of claims for damages arising out of construction deficiencies


Out of the Weeds: What You Need to Know About the Cannabis Act as an Employer
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2018

On June 20, 2018, the Government of Canada passed Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, which will, among other things, legalize the recreational use of