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Guilty Until Proven Innocent; Changes To Government Regulations Deliver A Serious Blow To Natural Justice For Government Suppliers
Much like the amendments to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act Regulations which were not subject to public consultation, federal government suppliers are once again caught unaware by regulatory amendments ...
Canada
21 Aug 2019
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Public Contracts In Québec: What's New?
On January 25, 2019, the Autorité des marchés publics (AMP) officially began operating as the central oversight body for public contracting in Québec.
Canada
12 Mar 2019
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Assign At The Dotted Line: CCAA Assignment Orders And Their Impact On The Contracts Assigned – The SM Group Case
On December 10, 2018, the Superior Court of Quebec (Court) released an important judgment concerning the assignment of contracts under the Companies' Creditors Arrangements Act (CCAA) ...
Canada
17 Jan 2019
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Are You Making False Representations In Your Franchise Agreement?
All or almost all franchise agreements include clauses stating that the franchisor has not made any representations to the franchisee to induce it to enter into the contract,
Canada
16 Jan 2019
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Weeding-Out A Lack Of Disclosure
On October 10, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-357 Staff Review of Reporting Issuers in the Cannabis Industry (Staff Notice) ...
Canada
27 Nov 2018
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What Is The True Contract Between A Franchisor And Its Franchisees?
This bulletin is intended for franchisors, executives and managers of franchise networks
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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The Smart Contract Trend
Like many high-tech innovations, the concept of a smart contract is often misunderstood.
Canada
25 Sep 2017
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Automatic Renewal Clauses: Perpetual Effect And Validity; The Supreme Court Of Canada Decides
The Supreme Court of Canada has put an end to the judicial saga in Uniprix and confirmed the legality of a clause providing for the automatic renewal of a fixed term contract at the sole discretion...
Canada
10 Aug 2017
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Les clauses automatiques de renouvellement de contrats: la Cour suprême du Canada se prononce
La Cour suprême du Canada met fin à la saga judiciaire dans l'affaire Uniprix et confirme la légalité des clauses automatiques de renouvellement de contrats, à la seule discrétion du pharmacien membre bénéficiaire d'une telle clause, dans le contexte d'un contrat à durée déterminée.
Canada
8 Aug 2017
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Characterization Of A Contract Relating To A Resort Hotel Project Involving A Rental Pool: Lease Or Contract For Services?
In the recent decision in Station Mont-Tremblant v. Banville-Joncas,[1] the Court of Appeal was asked to characterize a contract between the developer of a resort hotel project and the owners...
Canada
1 Aug 2017
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Douez v Facebook: Supreme Court Refuses To Enforce Choice Of Forum Clause Against Consumer Class Action
In Douez v Facebook, a badly-divided Supreme Court declined to enforce the forum selection clause in Facebook's website terms of use. In the course of its decision, a majority of the Supreme Court...
Canada
14 Jul 2017
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Faire Affaire Au Québec - Un Guide À L'attention Des Détaillants
Qu'il s'agisse entre autres d'exigences relatives à la langue, aux normes du travail ou aux taxes applicables, pour ne nommer que quelques exemples...
Canada
13 Jul 2017
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Pas d'exception à la règle pour la prescription applicable en matière de réclamation des comptes d'honoraires d'avocats
Le 9 juin 2017, la Cour suprême du Canada s'est penchée sur le point de départ de la prescription en matière de réclamation d'honoraires professionnels d'avocats dans l'arrêt Pellerin Savitz...
Canada
28 Jun 2017
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Ontario Court Reinforces Use Of CCAA Disclaimer Provisions In The Context Of A Sale Process
In a recent decision in the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA") Proceedings ofTimminco Ltd. et al, Justice Morawetz of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice [Commercial List] observed that the disclaimer provisions of the CCAA apply equally in the context of a restructuring plan and a sales process.
Canada
20 Aug 2012
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How Foreign Insurers May Or May Not Be Carrying On Business In Canada – Changes To Part XIII Of The Insurance Companies Act (Canada) (“ICA”)
The purpose of this Bulletin is to address the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada (“OSFI”) Advisory 2007-01-RI, entitled “Insurance in Canada of Risks” issued by OSFI in September, 2007 and revised in May, 2009 (the “Revised Advisory”).
Canada
 
23 Jun 2009
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International Technology Outsourcings Give Rise to Unique Legal and Business Challenges
Technology and business process outsourcing is going global and law firms worldwide are embracing this specialized practice area.
Canada
28 Jul 2006
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Chaoulli Opens The Door To Private Clinics And Private Insurance In The Health Sector In Quebec
On February 16, 2006, Quebec Premier Jean Charest and Minister of Health and Social Services Philippe Couillard filed a consultation document entitled Garantir l’acces: un defi d’equitete, d’efficience et de qualitete in order to identify measures that will improve access to health and medical services while reducing waiting times.
Canada
19 Jul 2006
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