Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision is a salient reminder of how important it is to carefully and precisely draft an arbitration agreement.
This extension responds to the COVID 19 pandemic and the need to execute documents while maintaining physical distancing.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A restraint of trade clause, or a "non-compete clause", is a common inclusion by a franchisor in a franchise agreement.
Outline of 2 of the most commonly litigated areas after a sale of a business & some tips to minimise the risk of being sued.
Where parties have chosen to arbitrate their disputes, but have not specified the law of the contract or arbitration agreement, what laws apply to the arbitration agreement?
Miller Thomson LLP
In our previous blogs part 1 and part 2 of this series, we highlighted a number of key provisions that should be considered in construction contracts.
Moodys Tax Law LLP
As part of the September 23, 2020 Throne Speech, the Government announced its intention to extend the CEWS program to summer of 2021.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
In a recent case from the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Court considered the application of rule 9.15(4) of the Alberta Rules of Court...
Lawson Lundell LLP
On October 9, 2020 the Federal Government announced its intention to "introduce new, targeted support to help hard-hit businesses ...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In Chandos Construction Ltd. v Deloitte Restructuring Inc., the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed the application of the common law anti-deprivation rule in the context of a Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) proceeding.
Applicants should be aware that as of the publication date, government services related to the Contract Security Program (CSP) continue to be delayed.
On October 1, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (the "Court") ruled that in 2017, Canadian technology company, Kik Interactive Inc., violated U.S. federal...
Lawson Lundell LLP
The Sovereign Group
Hong Kong has had a lot to contend with over the last 18 months including country-wide protest action, Covid-19, the US-China trade war, not to mention the new National Security Laws and US
It is not unusual for employees within a group of companies to be employed by one company within the group to perform work at or for other group companies.
The term 'contract' is defined under Section 2(h) of the Contract Act, 1872 (Contract Act) as an agreement enforceable by law. Although, Contract Act does not specifically provide for electronic...
On 1 October 2020 the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation published the "Code of Conduct between Landlords and Tenants for Commercial Rents" (the Code).
Beale & Co
In the recent case of JRT Developments Ltd (JRT) v TW Dixon (Developments) Ltd (TWD)  the TCC has shown that parties seeking to enforce "smash and grab" adjudication awards will not be able to do so in circumstances where it would be manifestly unfair.
In two recent cases, Ms Justice Baker of the Supreme Court, held that public bodies are required to provide substantive reasons for any refusal to disclose certain confidential...
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