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Keyser Mason Ball LLP | Canada | 26 Jan 2019

“Waiving” farewell to your rights: waiver and entire agreement clause January 2019

When you purchase real estate in Ontario, there are typically conditions imposed by one or both parties on the other. These “condition precedents”


Gowling WLG | Canada | 16 Dec 2018

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin

On appeal from a judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario (LaForme, Rouleau and Brown JJ.A.), 2017 ONCA 365, setting aside a decision of Guay J


Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | USA, United Kingdom, Canada | 12 Jul 2017

Legislative Update Report No. 2017-13

Regulations Amending the General Preferential Tariff and Least Developed Country Tariff Rules of Origin Regulations...


Gowling WLG | Canada | 6 Mar 2017

Much ado about benefits: The enforceability of termination clauses

Ontario’s Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Wood v. Fred Deeley Imports Ltd., which focused on the enforceability of a termination


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 3 Mar 2017

Two Judicial Treatments of a Novel Question of Law: Invalidating an Occupier's Waiver Through the Application of Ontario's Consumer Protection Legislation

Two recently released Superior Court decisions offer distinct treatments of the same question and impact the longstanding jurisprudence on exculpatory


Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | USA, Canada | 24 Aug 2016

SEC Continues to Penalize Companies which Restrict Whistleblowing or Seek Waiver of Payment of Whistleblower Incentive Payments

As whistleblower initiatives build steam in Canada, the United States and throughout the world, executives, and board members face evolving


Gowling WLG | Canada | 19 Aug 2016

Acquiring assets in Ontario: What every business owner must know about the Bulk Sales Act

Nearly 100 years after coming into force in Ontario, the Bulk Sales Act (the "BSA") is soon be repealed. However, as a result of the Ontario Superior


Harper Grey LLP | Canada | 22 Mar 2016

Fleming v. Massey

A waiver signed by an employee was arguably invalid, as it would be contrary to public policy to allow individuals to contract out of the protection


DLA Piper | Canada | 26 Feb 2016

Ontario Court of Appeal ruling: employee who signed a waiver can still sue employer

On January 26, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Fleming v Massey. The case involves an employee who has sued his employer


Dentons | Canada | 16 Feb 2016

Waiver was unenforceable under WSIA, employee entitled to sue employer after workplace injury

An Ontario employee has won the right to sue his employer for damages for an injury suffered at work. An appeal court decided that a waiver he signed

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