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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In Platypus Marine, Inc. v. TATU (TATU), the Federal Court of Canada (Court) ordered that the defendant ship be released from arrest because there was no outstanding judgment.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
At first glance, international parties looking to do business in Canada may think that the provincial arbitration regimes are more lenient in granting appeal rights than the UNCITRAL rules.
Duff and Phelps
The Supreme Court of Yukon's decision in the InterOil case has generated considerable conjecture regarding the nature and form of fairness opinions in Canada.
MBM Intellectual Property Law
Since our last CASL updated on March 27th, the Canadian federal government announced on June 7, 2017, that it is suspending the private right of action provision in Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 7, 2017, in John v. Ballingall, the Court of Appeal for Ontario (Court) confirmed that an online newspaper is a "newspaper" within the meaning of the Ontario Libel and Slander Act (LSA), ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Is a Plaintiff required to prove that they suffer from a recognized psychiatric illness in order to recover for mental injury?
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2009, as a result of the global financial crisis, GMCL required a financial bailout from the Canadian government.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Lépine filed an application for authorization to institute a class action against Canada Post and Cybersurf, the Internet service provider.
Gluckstein Personal Injury Lawyers
Social media has tremendous power to spread good vibes.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
When you drive across the border into the Great White North, you probably notice that some things are just a bit different.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Claims against lawyers were the theme of the week.
McCague Borlack LLP
Historically, separate and distinct causes of action developed within the law of torts.
Field LLP
With its decision this week in Alberta v. Suncor Energy Inc, 2017 ABCA 221, the Alberta Court of Appeal has considered and clarified the application of solicitor-client privilege and litigation privilege...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In June 2017, the SCC released its decision in Douez v. Facebook. The case concerned the application of a choice of forum clause included in Facebook's terms of use to stay a class action...
Bennett Jones LLP
George Vlavianos and Vasilis Pappas authored the chapter, "Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Clauses as Jurisdictional Conditions Precedent to Arbitration,
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In two sets of comprehensive reasons, the Court dismissed the appeal from the liability finding against Cassels Brock ("Cassels"), allowed in part the appeal on the calculation of damages...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the recent decision of Azzeh v Legendre, 2017 ONCA 385, the Ontario Court of Appeal canvassed the law relating to limitation and notice periods in the context of claims initiated by minor plaintiffs.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In 2012, based on allegations to the effect that the defendants were in breach of the 2010 injunction, the Superior Court issued two summons to appear to respond to accusations of contempt of court.
Field LLP
Insurance policies are to be interpreted on how an ordinary person would understand them such that, absent clear policy wording to the contrary, ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Class arbitrations are commonly hailed as the "next big thing" in the realm of private dispute resolution.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Stringer LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently recognized a new tort that would allow employees to sue their employers for harassment in civil court.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
July 1, 2017, is not just Canada's 150th birthday. It is also the day when important changes to Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL") come into force.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canadian class action lawsuits over the Walmart Canada Photo Centre data breach were settled in May 2017.
McLennan Ross LLP
On June 23, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal concluded that Jan Buterman was bound by a settlement he reached in relation to his complaint of discrimination.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada confirmed for the first time in the recent decision Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. that Canadian courts can order the worldwide removal of search results.
Cassels Brock
This was welcome news for many industries. The private right of action presented a new risk of significant statutory damages and potential class action lawsuits for minor and technical breaches of CASL.
McMillan LLP
In a recent trial win for McMillan, the Ontario Superior Court in Victess Capital Corp. v. Intact Insurance Co.1 rendered a decision that sheds light on the definition of insurance under Section 1...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
There is a lot of confusion when it comes to renting property in Ontario with pets. Many Ontarians believe it is illegal for tenants to discriminate against pet owners and that landlords cannot reject potential tenants for their pets.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada in Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc. held that a small, closely held corporation's failure to comply with some of the requirements under the CBCA ...
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