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Ulterior Motive? The Court Probably Doesn't Care (And May Order Costs)
Litigants (and their lawyers) often develop theories regarding a party's underlying motivation in a legal dispute.
Canada
28 Aug 2019
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Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry Recommends Systemic Changes In Response To Wettlaufer Offences
On July 31, 2019, the final report and recommendations of the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry were released.
Canada
12 Aug 2019
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The Standard Of Appellate Review For Standard Form Contracts Versus CCAA Plans – SFC Litigation Trust v. Chan, 2019 ONCA 525
Allen Chan was the co-founder, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors of Sino-Forest Corporation ("SFC").
Canada
9 Jul 2019
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Going Public In Canada – Listing On The TSX, TSX V Or CSE
Canada has a strong and well-regulated capital market with a history of funding growth companies. By going public in Canada
Canada
2 Jul 2019
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Corporate Attribution And Knowing Assistance: Active Participation Required
The Supreme Court of Canada recently weighed in on the doctrines of knowing assistance and corporate attribution when it overturned the majority decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal...
Canada
20 Jun 2019
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"Just Friends" Or Something More? Court Finds Shareholders In Closely-Held Corporation Were Dealing At Arm's Length
In 1085372 Ontario Limited v. Kulawick, 2019 ONSC 2344, the Honourable Justice Penny dismissed an action to set aside a transaction under s.
Canada
19 Jun 2019
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New Rules For Charities And Their Public Policy Dialogue And Development Activities
Charities bring valuable perspectives to public discourse through their services to Canadians and interactions with the most vulnerable.
Canada
7 May 2019
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Budget 2019 In-Depth: Pending Proposals To Limit Preferential Tax Treatment Of Employee Stock Options
The 2019 Federal Budget announced the Canadian government's intent to limit the preferential tax treatment afforded to employee stock options that are granted to "high income individuals employed at large, long-established, mature firms."
Canada
3 Apr 2019
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The Civil Trial In Ontario: The Culture Shift From The "Sport Of Kings" Towards The "One Judge Model"
Effective February 1, 2019, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice will implement the Provincial Civil Case Management Pilot – One Judge Model (the "Pilot").
Canada
29 Jan 2019
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Foiled By Fonts: How Expert Evidence On Fonts Demonstrated Trusts Were Shams
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently reviewed the indicia of a sham trust in McGoey (Re).
Canada
28 Jan 2019
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Reminder To Ontario Corporations: Deadline To Have Your Real Property Register Is December 10, 2018
In December 2016, new record keeping obligations were imposed by way of amendments to the Ontario Business Corporations Act (the "OBCA"); the Ontario Corporations Act (the "CA"); and the Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010.
Canada
11 Dec 2018
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When Can Directors Of Charities Be Compensated?
The holiday season is a time to reconnect with family and friends and reflect on the year that has passed. It is also a time of year that many people make charitable giving a priority.
Canada
29 Nov 2018
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Contracts With Arbitration And Jurisdictional Clauses: Are They In Conflict?
Contracts often contain both mandatory arbitration clauses and jurisdictional clauses that specify which courts have jurisdiction.
Canada
28 Nov 2018
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Keys, Please: The Econolodge Park-And-Fly Conundrum
On October 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in 3091 5177 Québec inc. (Éconolodge Aéroport) v. Lombard General Insurance Co. of Canada, 2018 SCC 43.
Canada
22 Nov 2018
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Saving Face: Minority Shareholder Estée Lauder Granted Interim Relief In Oppression Application Against Deciem Beauty Group
Toronto-based cosmetics company Deciem Beauty Group Inc. has been in the headlines following two recent decisions of the Commercial List, in which the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted extensive urgent injunctive relief ...
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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A Relief For Lenders: Duty Of Good Faith Performance Of Contractual Obligations Does Not Require Lenders To Advance Additional Funds To Borrowers
Since the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Bhasin v Hrynew1 confirmed the existence of a general duty to perform contracts in good faith.
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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A Matter Of "Interest"
In a decision that raised concerns for lenders earlier this year, the Superior Court of Justice held, in Solar Power Network Inc. v. ClearFlow Energy Finance Corp.
Canada
25 Oct 2018
18
Quick Question: Opinions On Amendments To Credit Agreements
Q: Do I need an opinion from borrower's counsel on an amendment to an existing credit agreement?
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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No Additional Consideration Required To Support Loan Amendments
Private loan arrangements lead to more than their fair share of litigation proceedings.
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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The Enforceability Of Guarantees Given By Officers And Directors Of Corporate Borrowers And Sophisticated Individuals
As a mechanism for safeguarding the enforceability of a guarantee, it is common practice for commercial lenders to require that personal guarantors obtain independent legal advice with respect to the obligations and risks being assumed by the guarantor under his or her guarantee.
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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