This paper provides an update on contract law cases of interest to commercial practitioners.

Topics in this year's paper include:

  • Rectification vs. equitable rescission for mistake - different remedies with different tests and outcomes
  • This year's boilerplate clause: exclusive vs. non-exclusive forum selection clauses
  • The doctrine of unconscionability after Uber Technologies Inc. v. Heller, 2020 SCC 16 
  • Reconciling inconsistent contract terms
  • Stipulated-consequence-on-insolvency clauses and the anti-deprivation rule (Chandos Construction Ltd. v. Deloitte Restructuring Inc., 2020 SCC 25
  • The latest word on the duty of good faith from the Supreme Court of Canada

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