Motions for Partial Summary Judgment: Proceed with Caution

In Hryniak v Mauldin, the Supreme Court of Canada held that a summary judgment motion is appropriate if: (i) it can achieve a fair and just adjudication; and (ii) it provides a process that allows the judge to make the necessary findings of fact, apply the law to those facts, and is a proportionate, more expeditious and less expensive means to achieve a just result than going to trial.

The continuing saga in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation: a lesson in security for costs and the enforcement of foreign judgments

The judicial history in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corporation spans several jurisdictions and dates back to the early 1990s, while the facts underlying the dispute date back to the 1960s. The matter has reached appeal courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and has prompted a review of several issues relevant to the conduct of business internationally, including the enforcement of foreign judgments and piercing the corporate veil.

WeirFoulds welcomes new associates

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that four new associates have joined the firm. Welcome to Shawn English, Adrian Howard, Aashima Singh and Jordan Stone. Shawn, Adrian and Aashima join the […]