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Top 7 Tips To Avoid Litigation
Litigation is expensive, time consuming, stressful, and a distraction from your business.
Canada
8 Aug 2019
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Proper Service Ex Juris Is Not A Mere Technicality
If a plaintiff located in Canada serves documents outside Canada but fails to first obtain an order for service ex juris, can the Court retroactively validate service?
Canada
7 Aug 2019
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Lawson Lundell Litigators Recognized In Benchmark Litigation "40 & Under Hot List"
Lawson Lundell litigators Lauren Cook, Laura Bevan and Marika Strobl have all earned a listing in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation's "40 & Under Hot List."
Canada
18 Jul 2019
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The Correction Of Awards Under The Alberta Arbitration Act
Historically, the doctrine of functus officio applied to hold that a decision maker could not reopen a hearing or amend an award that was final.
Canada
28 Jun 2019
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Similar Fact Evidence — Can It Be More Than Just "Icing On The Cake?"
A recent decision from the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench raises the issue of whether similar fact evidence may be useful in a limitations defence.
Canada
23 Jan 2019
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Changes To Labour Relations Code Proposed In New Report
This change would reduce the scope of permissible employer speech and revert the law to what was permissible prior to 2002.
Canada
29 Oct 2018
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Nip & Tuck: BC Becomes A Model Law Jurisdiction For International Commercial Arbitration
This blog will outline some of the major changes to the ICAA and how they affect commercial parties interested in conducting their arbitration in BC.
Canada
9 Jul 2018
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The Apprehension Of Bias In Arbitral Proceedings: A Cautionary Tale For Counsel And Arbitrators
The British Columbia Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Hunt v. The Owners, Strata Plan LMS 25556, 2018 BCCA 159, reaffirming the longstanding maxim that "justice must not only be done, it must be seen to be done."
Canada
4 May 2018
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Alberta's Court Of Appeal Upholds Decision Re: Suncor Random Drug Testing
Alberta's Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the Court of Queen's Bench granting the Union's request for an interim injunction.
Canada
6 Mar 2018
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How To Lose Your Mortgage Security In 24 Months!
The British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) recently released its first decision considering the application of BC's new limitations statute in the context of security enforcement ...
Canada
28 Feb 2018
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Supreme Court Of Canada Confirms Sattva Approach To Review Of Commercial Arbitration Decisions In British Columbia
The key to Sattva is the policy rationale for commercial arbitration; efficiency and finality.
Canada
3 Jul 2017
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BC Court Of Appeal Reaffirms Finality Of Arbitration Decisions
The recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Chriscan Enterprises Ltd. v. St. Pierre, 2016 BCCA 442, reminds those who elect to resolve their business disputes through arbitration...
Canada
8 Feb 2017
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Out-Of-Province Class Actions Go To The Supreme Court Of Canada
On November 5, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") granted leave to appeal in two related cases: Endean v. British Columbia, 2014 BCCA 61, and Parsons v. Ontario, 2015 ONCA 158.
Canada
17 Nov 2015
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Is It Time For A Limitations Audit
The new BC Limitation Act came into force on June 1, 2013. One of the significant changes was to reduce the basic limitation period for most claims to two years from the date the claim was discovered.
Canada
12 May 2015
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Commercial Arbitration May Not Be As Confidential As You Think
Choosing commercial arbitration over conventional litigation cannot guarantee confidentiality of the process, as a recent decision of the BC Supreme Court shows.
Canada
1 Sep 2014
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Finally, The Supreme Court Of Canada Puts Some Finality Into Arbitrations
Sattva Capital v. Creston Moly has been a prime example of how court intervention in the arbitration process can lead to it being anything but speedy or final.
Canada
6 Aug 2014
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Marko Vesely Interviewed By Financier Worldwide
Marko Vesely was recently interviewed by Financier Worldwide for its Commercial Arbitration Annual Review.
Canada
23 Feb 2014
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