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Can An Opinion Be A Misrepresentation? It Depends On What You Include In It. How Misrepresentations Made In Opinions Are Treated Under S. 138.3 Of The Securities Act
The defendants had also argued that there could not have been a correction of a misrepresentation because the original July 26, 2012 statement was a legal opinion and not a misrepresentation.
Canada
17 Oct 2019
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Supreme Court Class Action Decision In Godfrey
This is not to say that umbrella purchasers' actions will not be complex or otherwise difficult to pursue.
Canada
27 Sep 2019
3
Context Matters: The Continued Evolution Of Defamation Law
Defamation law continues to grow and change as courts attempts to balance the constitutional right to freedom of expression with the right against reputational damage.
Canada
27 Sep 2019
4
Key Recommendations from the Law Commission of Ontario Report on Class Actions
Ontario's Class Proceedings Act, 1992 was introduced almost 30 years ago. Since then, class actions in Canada have expanded in volume and impact.
Canada
29 Jul 2019
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Class Action Lawsuit Against Casino Rama Fails Certification
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has denied certification of the proposed class in a breach of privacy class action, which arose out of a cyber-attack against Casino Rama in November 2016.
Canada
23 Jul 2019
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SCC Agrees To Hear Appeal In Another Contractual Good Faith Case
Canada's highest court is clearly alive to the need to further clarify – and hopefully restrict – the impact and application of its 2014 decision.
Canada
23 Jul 2019
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Alberta Court Declines To Certify Class Action Alleging Negligent Performance Of Investment Advisory Services
A proposed class proceeding for alleged negligent performance of investment advisory services was recently denied certification by the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.
Canada
18 Jul 2019
8
Canada's Top Court To Hear Contract Good Faith Case
Among other things the plaintiff had done "freebie" work in the expectation that its contracts were goign to be renewed at the end of the season.
Canada
9 Jul 2019
9
Informer Privilege And An Illustration Of Illegitimate Delay
On May 6, 2005, former Edmonton police detective Ross Barros arranged an important meeting with detectives Kevin Brezinski and Kelly Krewenchuk. Barros had re¬cently left policing to become a private investigator.
Canada
19 Jun 2019
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It Has Gotten A Lot Harder To Sue The Ontario Government
A key value in any free and democratic society is the principle that no one is above the law. In democracies, even the government can be required by the Courts to pay compensation to persons harmed by negligent or intentional government actions.
Canada
10 Jun 2019
11
Open Courts Principle Trumps Speculative Concerns Over Physical Harm
The sealed court files related to applications brought for the appointment of their estate trustees.
Canada
20 May 2019
12
Supreme Court Decides Businesses Cannot Be Part Of Class Action Where Arbitration Clause Exists
In a close, 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada recently reinforced the primacy of arbitration agreements.
Canada
15 May 2019
13
Condo Developer's Early Termination Provision Upheld: Lack Of Financing Options Enough Reason To Terminate Sales Agreements
In Reddy v. 1945086 Ontario Inc., Justice Penny of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List), upheld the cancellation of sales agreements of condominium units on the basis that the developer could not secure acceptable financing.
Canada
13 May 2019
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Quebec Engineering Firm Ordered To Pay $4 Million For Bid-Rigging
The Quebec Superior Court has ordered engineering firm Genivar (now WSP Canada) to pay a $4 million fine for its involvement between 2002 and 2011 in a bid-rigging scheme that targeted infrastructure
Canada
24 Mar 2019
15
Competition Law Year In Review 2018
The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the optical disc drive price fixing class action.
Canada
12 Feb 2019
16
Superior Court Sentences Trader To Six Months Incarceration For Trading In Promissory Notes Despite Securities Trading Ban
On September 26th, Justice Charney of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released his sentencing decision in the Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
17
Supreme Court Of Canada Rules Proposed National Securities Regulator Is Constitutional
Canada is one of the only industrialized countries in the world that does not have a national securities regulator
Canada
8 Jan 2019
18
The Litigator - December 2018
The world of marketing and advertising has evolved – last year, U.S. companies spent an estimated $13.5 billion on social media marketing alone.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
19
Ontario's Top Court Dismisses Class Action Against Auditor
In its unanimous decision in Lavender v. Miller Bernstein LLP released on September 5, 2018, the Court of Appeal for Ontario made it clear that notwithstanding the liability imposed by the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") in the recent auditor's negligence case of Livent v. Deloitte & Touche.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
20
The Litigator - September 2018
Shortly after his election in June 2018, Ontario Premier Doug Ford convinced his colleagues in the Ontario Legislature to pass Bill 5, a law reducing the size of Toronto City Council from 47 wards to 25 to match Provincial and Federal ridings.
Canada
28 Sep 2018
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