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By Edward Betts
In the last few years the momentum for change has grabbed hold of the construction industry in Canada, and pulled tight on the reins.
By Sahil Shoor, Neil Abbott
The new Construction Act (the "Act") implements a mandatory fast-track dispute resolution process designed to get cash flowing more quickly on the projects and to reduce the cost of large and lengthy disputes.
By Jane Fielding, Louise Clifford, Hannah Swindle, Siobhan Bishop
In this TUPE Club webinar, by popular demand, we host a Q&A session on any TUPE topic.
By Gordon Bell, James Sidwell, Cathy Moore
Very often a contract contains a clause which states it may only be amended in writing. Such clauses are known as "No Oral Modification" or NOM clauses.
By Alex Jay, Ian Weatherall, Kanika Kitchlu-Connolly, Turon Miah, Teresa Edwards
A decision of the Chancery Court which confirms the rule against contractual penalties will not apply to the terms of a company's own voluntary arrangement ...
By Belinda Bain
On May 3, 2018, Ont Reg 366/18 came into force, amending O.Reg 239/02 under the Municipal Act, 2001, SO 2001, c.25 and Reg 612/06 under the City of Toronto Act 2006, SO 2006, c 11, Sch A, which establish standards for the maintenance of municipal highways in Ontario (the "MMS").
By Patrick Arben, Ashley Pigott, Teresa Edwards
When negotiating contract terms parties will very often seek to include clauses that attempt to limit or exclude damages that may be claimed if a breach of contract occurs.
By Stevan Novoselac, Josiah Edwards Davis
The Federal Court's ("FC") ruling in Canada v Stankovic, 2018 FC 462 illustrates how the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") persistently pursues taxpayers with undisclosed offshore accounts.
By Yulia Yarnykh, Meldir Erbulekova
From Russian rapper Basta launching his own cryptocurrency in December 2017 to top businesses exploring initial coin offerings (ICOs) and other alternative funding models...
By Sue Ryan, Pippa Hill, Lindsay Hammond, Catherine Phillips, Stephan Smoktunowicz
In the final part of this series, we look at how you can protect your position and be prepared in the event of an impending insolvency.
By Kate Swaine
If a business operates, or aims to operate, internationally, it's important to develop and understand its intellectual property (IP) strategy on a global basis.
By Jeff Beedell, Shawn Duguay
On April 20, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Office of the Children's Lawyer v. Balev, 2018 SCC 16 ("Balev") in which it adopts a new approach ...
By Ina Gerstberger, Mirjam Liebmann
The German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht, "BVerfG") has handed down a momentous decision for business operators selling food and feed within Germany:
By Jaimie Lickers, John Wilson
Yesterday, the Federal Court released David Robert Wells v Canada (Attorney General) et al and Sandra Frances Wells v Canada (Attorney General) et al, reported together in 2018 FC 483...
By Daniel Wood, Cathy Moore
In the Scottish decision of SSE Generation Limited v Hochtief Solutions AG [2018], a first instance decision has been overturned in part, holding the Contractor liable under NEC2 ...
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