There have been a number of recent class actions commenced in Canada relating to pricing disclosure - and in particular, the alleged practice of
A business subject to a class action receives a “without prejudice” letter from a potential class member offering to settle a small personal claim
In Crider v Nguyen, 2016 ONSC 4400, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court recently dismissed a motion by Zimmer, the manufacturer of a hip
In Schwilgin v. Szivy, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed a self-represented litigant’s request for an extension of time to file a notice of
On October 15, 2012, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in Trustees of the Millwright Regional Council of Ontario Pension Trust Fund v. Celestica Inc. (Celestica).
In an order dated November 3, 2011, the Competition Tribunal confirmed the availability of dissolution as a potential remedy to address the anti-competitive effects of a completed merger.
Section 84.1 was recently added to the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and negatively affects franchisors when their franchisees file for bankruptcy.
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has tightened its executive compensation disclosure requirements and is requiring additional disclosure regarding the qualifications of the compensation committee, the consideration of risks associated with the company’s compensation practices and fees paid to compensation consultants.
In response to the increased public interest in the patenting and commercialization of so-called "green" technologies in Canada, the Patent Rules have been amended to permit free expedited examination of patent applications directed to subject matter in this burgeoning sector.
The current state of capital markets combined with deteriorating financial conditions generally have caused directors to anticipate challenging times ahead for their enterprises.