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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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Alberta Court Of Appeal Clarifies Summary Judgment And Limitation Period For Breaches Of Contract
On February 6, 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal delivered its much anticipated decision in Weir-Jones Technical Services Incorporated v Purolator Courier Ltd, 2019 ABCA 49 (Weir-Jones).
Canada
15 Feb 2019
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"Caveat Emptor Baby: Facility Ownership And Vesting Order Considerations In Quicksilver"
Paul Negenman's article entitled, "Caveat Emptor Baby: Facility Ownership and Vesting Order Considerations in Quicksilver" was featured in the December 2018 Edition of The Negotiator.
Canada
11 Dec 2018
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Dow v. Nova: Interpreting an Operator's Objective to Optimize
The June 20, 2018 Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta decision in Dow Chemical Canada ULC v. NOVA Chemicals Corporation (2018 ABQB 482) caused headlines as a result of the more than $1.3 billion damages award.
Canada
13 Aug 2018
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The New Gold Rush: Licensing Issues For Retail Cannabis Sales In Alberta
In December 2017, Royal Assent was given to Bill 26: An Act to Control and Regulate Cannabis ("Bill 26").
Canada
13 Jul 2018
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Lawful Criticism Or Defamation – It's All About Context
The court dismissed several of the allegations on a preliminary basis because the pleadings failed to provide sufficient particulars.
Canada
12 Jun 2018
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Contract Law Update: Developments Of Note (2017)
This paper discusses contract law issues including decisions of relevance to commercial lawyers and business leaders giving a snapshot of particular principles of interest that arose in case law...
Canada
9 Nov 2017
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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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ESTMA Update: Reporting Requirements Apply To Payments To Aboriginal Governments Effective June 1, 2017
In previous posts, from April, 20 2015 and June 2, 2015, we reported on the federal ESTMA and the requirements it imposes on companies to report certain types of payments made to governments.
Canada
31 May 2017
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Insolvent Commercial Tenants – What Happens Now?
Recently, a number of retail enterprises have availed themselves of the protection of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, Canada's insolvency statutes.
Canada
14 Mar 2017
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Contract Law Update: Developments Of Note (2016)
This paper discusses contract law issues including decisions of relevance to commercial lawyers and business leaders giving a snapshot of particular principles of interest that arose in case law over the past 12 months.
Canada
16 Nov 2016
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Impossible Is Nothing: Ontario Court Finds Franchise Disclosure Before Franchise Location And Head Lease Are Determined Is No Disclosure At All
The location of the franchise had not yet been determined, and so no head lease was included in the disclosure document.
Canada
4 Oct 2016
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Alberta Court Orders Shareholders' Vote Of Non-Arranging Corporation In A Plan of Arrangement
On September 14, 2016, Mr. Justice Macleod of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta gave oral reasons for judgment in Re Marquee Energy Ltd. and The Alberta Oilsands Inc. (unreported, Action No. 1601-11071, Judicial Centre of Calgary).
Canada
28 Sep 2016
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Ledcor Decision Considers Standard Of Review And Insurance Policy Exclusion Clause
Furthermore unlike the rest of the Court, Justice Cromwell did not find the exclusion clause to be ambiguous.
Canada
27 Sep 2016
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Doing Indirectly What You Cannot Do Directly: ROFR's And The Duty Of Good Faith
Among other issues, this case looks at whether a ROFR obligation exists when interests are transferred to an affiliate and then that affiliate is sold to a third party.
Canada
1 Jul 2016
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New Restrictions On Assignments Of Contracts Of Purchase And Sale
The Province has announced new regulations pursuant to RESA that impose new duties on licensed B.C. real estate agents effective May 16, 2016, that will restrict the assignment of contracts of purchase and sale of real estate.
Canada
11 May 2016
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BCCA Confirms That "Buyer Beware" Still Rules The Day In Real Estate Transactions – Why Property Disclosure Statements Don't Tell The Whole Story
The facts of the case were not that unusual. The plaintiffs/purchasers (the "Purchasers") were looking to buy a property that was no more than five or six years old.
Canada
12 Feb 2016
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Mogo And Postmedia Announce Strategic Marketing Collaboration With A Minimum Of $50,000,000 Of Media Value Over Three Years
On January 25, 2016, Mogo Finance Technology Inc., Canada's leading digital financial brand, announced a strategic Marketing Collaboration Agreement with Postmedia Network Inc.
Canada
8 Feb 2016
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Contract Law Update - Developments Of Note 2015
I have been preparing this annual review of contract law cases relevant to commercial practice since 2009.
Canada
13 Nov 2015
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It's "Buyer Beware" For Resource Developers When It Comes To Crown Consultation
The duty to consult is a Crown responsibility. But what happens when the Crown's consultation is inadequate? Can a company that suffers losses as a result claim compensation from the Crown?
Canada
27 Mar 2015
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