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Is this Condo Rule Legal?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 13 2018

A question we often get from our readers is whether a particular condo rule is valid. Naturally, we can’t answer specific questions without a thorough


Auditors' exposure to liability continues to shrink
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 13 2018

On Sept. 5, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal (the "Court") released its decision in Lavender v. Miller Bernstein LLP, clarifying the scope of an


Corporations Must Act Fast When Condo Owners Requisition a Meeting of Owners
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • August 1 2018

There is presently a fair bit of confusion with respect to how a special meeting of owners is requisitioned and called. This is due, at least in part


The Basics: How easy is it to distinguish between rigorous commercial bargaining and economic duress?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 24 2018

Commercial pressure exists wherever one party to a commercial transaction is in a stronger bargaining position than the other party and claims for


Extension of BC PNP Tech Pilot program
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 23 2018

Companies in the tech and innovation industries on Canada’s West Coast will continue to benefit from the BC Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Tech


The Basics: How can I vary a contract?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 26 2018

In the whirl of business, written agreements sometimes fail to track commercial developments; and when disputes then arise, parties may find that


How to Complete the New Condo Proxy
  • Gowling WLG
  • USA, Canada
  • June 6 2018

You will recall that, in early May, the province issued a new and improved version of the Condo Proxy Form. The information on this new form is


Liabilities of legal representatives and directors of Chinese companies
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 30 2018

In this issue of our series on doing business in China, we will highlight the potential legal liabilities associated with individuals, including


The Basics: Best, reasonable and all reasonable endeavours - what do they mean?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 29 2018

When negotiating commercial contracts, parties may choose to qualify an obligation by only agreeing to attempt to achieve it - rather than agreeing


Why limit liability for breach of contract?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 15 2018

When negotiating contract terms parties will very often seek to include clauses that attempt to limit or exclude damages that may be claimed if a