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Court Finds Language Of Privacy Act Precludes Arbitration Of Privacy Disputes
There have been a number of recent decisions in the arbitration space regarding when it is appropriate to stay litigation in favour of arbitration and where it is not.
Canada
29 Jul 2019
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Smart Contract Series – Legal Implications For Consideration, Part 1: Definition And Enforceability
This article kicks off a series that will explore legal issues relating to smart contracts. No doubt, smart contracts have become a hot topic, as more use cases for them emerge in various industries
Canada
31 Jan 2019
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Wait! What About That Conflict Of Interest?
The BC Court of Appeal considered the scope of disclosure required from an arbitrator to give rise to a valid waiver of a party's right to object to a reasonable apprehension of bias.
Canada
28 Aug 2018
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British Columbia Amends Its International Commercial Arbitration Act
While the amendments primarily adopt certain changes seen in the 2006 Model Law, notably the expansion at Article 17 therein on interim measures and preliminary orders, the manner...
Canada
30 May 2018
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Supreme Court Of Canada Reaffirms Personal Liability For Directors In Oppression Actions
On July 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously reaffirmed that a corporation's directors may be personally liable in an oppression action, and set out the criteria...
Canada
27 Jul 2017
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Global Litigation And Dispute Resolution Q&A Guide
Businesses that find themselves in disputes are facing a pressure to decide which avenue is best suited to manage the conflict.
Canada
20 Jun 2017
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Ontario's New International Commercial Arbitration Act, 2017
On March 22, 2017, key aspects of Ontario's arbitration legislation were significantly revised when Bill 27, Burden Reduction Act, 2017 received Royal Assent from the Lieutenant Governor.
Canada
5 Apr 2017
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Amendments To The ICC Rules: New Expedited Procedure Effective March 1, 2017
On March 1, 2017, several amendments to the International Chamber of Commerce's (ICC) Rules of Arbitration (ICC Rules) will take effect
Canada
10 Mar 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Revises Common Law Test For Tax Rectifications
On December 9, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in AG (Canada) v. Fairmont Hotels Inc. (2016 SCC 56) in which the Court modified the common law test for rectification...
Canada
16 Dec 2016
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Wilson: SCC Overhauls Standard Of Review?
Tax professionals who advise clients on judicial review of the CRA's discretionary decisions should monitor developments in the standard of review of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd.
Canada
18 Aug 2016
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FCA: TCC Erred In Awarding Costs On Basis Of Pre-Appeal Conduct
The Tax Court has in recent years demonstrated a willingness to use cost awards to control the parties’ conduct.
Canada
24 Apr 2015
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Hidden Camera Leads To Dismissal
An arbitrator recently upheld the termination of a "reliable and capable" Personal Support Worker with no prior disciplinary record, because of significant mistreatment of an individual she was responsible for, and because she did not show the kind of insight required.
Canada
18 Apr 2015
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Ontario Securities Commission Willing To Accept "No-Contest" Settlements
The OSC adopted the following enforcement initiatives aimed at encouraging cooperation from market participants and streamlining its dispute resolution process.
Canada
18 Mar 2014
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Hryniak V Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 (Rule 20 – Summary Judgment)
The Supreme Court has released its decision interpreting Ontario’s new summary judgment rule.
Canada
30 Jan 2014
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The Importance Of A Notice Of Objection: Salisbury v. The Queen
In a recent case, the Tax Court of Canada reiterated the importance of the statutory preconditions that must be met before a taxpayer may appeal to the Court.
Canada
15 Aug 2013
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Pierringer Agreement Settlement Amounts Need Not Be Disclosed
In "Sable Offshore Energy Inc v Ameron International Corp" the Supreme Court of Canada held that the settlement amounts contained in Pierringer agreements need not be disclosed to the remaining non-settling defendants in multi-party disputes.
Canada
24 Jul 2013
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Dentec Safety Specialists Inc. V. Degil Safety Products Inc., 2012 ONSC 6871 (Rule 76 – Simplified Procedure)
In dealing with costs in this Simplified Procedure matter, and following a finding in favour of the Plaintiff for the tort of passing off with a damages award of $10,000, the Plaintiff sought costs in the amount of $40,452.22.
Canada
17 Dec 2012
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Case Comment: Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board
On October 17, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board (2012 SCC 51).
Canada
3 Dec 2012
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George Weston Limited v. Domtar Inc.; 1318214 Ontario Limited v. Sobeys Capital Incorporated (Rule 20 – Summary Judgment)
Following the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Combined Air Mechanical Services Inc. (summarized on this Blog), in two separate cases, the Court dealt with a motion to strike a pending motion for summary judgment.
Canada
 
26 Sep 2012
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FCA: Trial Court Cannot Ignore Taxpayer’s Evidence Without Good Reason
The decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Newmont Canada Corporation v. Canada delivered July 27, 2012 was primarily concerned with an unsuccessful attempt by the taxpayer to write off the principal amount of a large loan.
Canada
11 Sep 2012
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