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B.C. Court of Appeal Adopts a New Approach to Contractual Amendments
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2018

The B.C. Court of Appeal has recently adopted a significant reform to the "principle of consideration" that all employers should be aware of. When


Limitation periods on secured loans come under review in BC Court of Appeal decision
  • DLA Piper
  • USA, Canada
  • June 15 2018

Lenders will want to take note of a recent BC Court of Appeal decision which decided that on a secured loan, the two year limitation period to enforce


A Class on Class Definitions: BCCA Finds Class Definition Overbroad in Proposed Cold-Fx Class Action
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 13 2018

A central component of every class action is the class definition. It determines “who’s in and who’s out” of the litigation, and a class action cannot


Generous Approach to Certification Taken by BC Court of Appeal in Basyal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2018

On 8 June 2018, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia released its decision in Basyal v. Mac's Convenience Stores Inc., 2018 BCCA 235, which case


2018 Environmental Law Annual Review
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 5 2018

2017 was full of compelling developments in the area of environmental law. There were several notable developments in the case law on areas such as


Key Themes, Trends, and Principles from the Post-Bill 40 Case Law on Strata Wind-Ups in B.C.
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2018

It has been about two years since Bill 40 ushered in a new strata wind-up regime in British Columbia. The bill, which was prompted by a 2015 B.C. Law


Wade-ing into the Limits on Post-Contractual Conduct: B.C. Court of Appeal Confirms Post-Contractual Conduct May Be Considered Only if Contract Contains Ambiguity
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2018

The central objective of contractual interpretation is to discover the parties’ objective intentions as they existed at the time of the agreement. But


BC Court of Appeal Creates Exception to Doctrine of Consideration
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2018

The Court of Appeal for British Columbia made headlines last week for its decision in Rosas v. Toca, where the Court started its decision by quoting


“Interest”ing Overdraft Charge Decision - Criminal Rates of Interest Class Action Successful at Summary Trial
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • May 18 2018

The BC Court of Appeal recently dismissed the appeal in Bodnar v. Community Savings Credit Union, where the appellants attempted to overturn a


Ex Parte Communications in Arbitral Proceedings - Worth the Risk?: Hunt v. The Owners, Strata Plan LMS 2556
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2018

It is a well-established principle in judicial proceedings that a judge should not discuss any part of an ongoing case with only one party to the