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Evidence of an electronic contract requires at the least a demonstration of its integrity
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • August 21 2017

The Superior Court of Québec recently ruled on the level of evidence required to prove the existence of an electronic contract. The plaintiff, M


Requisitioned meeting breaks deadlock
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

A deadlocked board of directors, talk of a “public flogging”, and a court reluctant to intervene. The case of Goldstein v. McGrath is a colourful


Supreme Court of Canada confirms the validity of perpetual contracts
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

In a ruling dated July 28, 2017, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the validity of perpetual contracts in Québec law


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2017

In RBC Dominion Securities Inc. v. Crew Gold Corporation, the court applied familiar principles of contractual interpretation in affirming the lower


Supreme Court of Canada confirms the validity of perpetual contracts
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

In a ruling dated July 28, 2017, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the validity of perpetual contracts in Québec law


Do Corporations have Duties to those Affected by their Subsidiaries’ Operations Overseas?
  • Volterra Fietta
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 9 2017

On 26 January 2017, the High Court of England and Wales dismissed claims brought by Nigerian claimants against UK-registered Royal Dutch Shell Plc


Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Upholds Decision Respecting ROFR Obligations in Light of Duty of Honest Performance of Contracts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

On August 2, 2017, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal (SKCA) released its decision in Northrock Resources v ExxonMobil Canada Energy, 2017 SKCA 60, an


Directors in the crosshairs of the Supreme Court
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

In the context of the case of Wilson c. Alharayeri ("Wilson"), issued on July 13, 2017, the highest court of the land confirmed the decision of the


Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP: Interpretation of negotiated contract reviewed on a correctness standard because appeal raised question of public importance
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

In Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP, the Court of Appeal for Ontario applied the correctness standard of review on an appeal involving the interpretation of


Keeping it in the Family: A Recipe for Trouble for Corporations, a Recipe for Disaster for Expert Witnesses
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2017

Closely held corporations do not operate pursuant to a different statute than widely held corporations. Generally speaking, all corporations created