Estate Litigation Quiz
How much do you know about Estate Litigation?
Important guidance on how the Municipal Elections Act (“MEA”) should be interpreted and applied where a candidate’s election expenses are subject to an audit.
Toronto City Council recently approved a new program the Imagination, Manufacturing, Innovation and Technology (IMIT) financial incentive grant program.
The time is now for public companies to start preparing for the new comprehensive executive compensation disclosure requirements.
On February 23, 2009, the Government of Ontario introduced and gave first reading to the Green Energy Act, 2009 (the “Act”).
A recent Tax Court of Canada decision confirms that not-for-profit organizations can adopt the good practices, efficiencies and activities of a well-run business without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.
In a recent interview with the Globe and Mail, Canada’s Commissioner of Competition, John Pecman, said that the Competition Bureau is planning to double the number of training workshops that it offers to public procurement officials on ways to prevent fraud. These workshops will help assist officials to identify the bid-rigging tactics that have become increasingly common in the infrastructure sector.
The business of litigation, like commerce itself, has become increasingly international.
Any person advising shareholders of private corporations needs to pay careful heed to the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Frye v. Frye.
How much do you know about the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (the Act”)?
What is an employer’s duty to accomodate the needs of their employees?
On February 20, 2009, a key amendment to regulations under the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, 2000, c.17 will come into force.
Cited in: The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Sault St. Marie v Axa Insurance (Canada), 2015 ONSC 4755, and Healthy Lifestyle Medical Group Inc. v.…
As uncertainty in financial markets continues, affecting all aspects of the economy, commercial landlords ought to consider the manner in which they approach lease agreements and their negotiation, as well as the parties with whom they conduct business.
A number of landlords, owners and tenants have recently received inquiries from rooftop solar panel installers desirous of installing solar panels on their roofs.
Quiz on cross-border litigation issues provided by WeirFoulds LLP partner, Greg Richards.
The recent court decision in Jaffary v. Greaves highlights key ambiguities in Ontario’s Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, providing a clear warning to councillors of how careful…
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2004 (“AODA”) came into force in June 2005, but its impact is just beginning to be felt. Accessibility standards for customer service have now been established by regulation, with almost every public and private sector organization in Ontario needing to comply by January 1, 2010, for most public sector entities and January 1, 2012, for the private sector.
A recent decision of Canada’s top court signals a pendulum swing in the judicial attitude towards the employer’s burden.
The non-competition agreement you have with employees may not be worth the paper it’s printed on. More than ever, protecting your business interests when employees leave requires more than boilerplate wording.
The recent court decision in Jaffary v. Greaves highlights key ambiguities in Ontario’s Municipal Conflict of Interest Act, providing a clear warning to councillors of how careful they must be in adhering strictly to its mandate.
Recent court decision gives municipalities acting in good faith broad discretion in how by-law enforcement takes place.
As medical science has improved, so has the life expectancy of those who are catastrophically injured. With longer life expectancy has come increased financial need for those who experience these tragedies. Personal injury damage awards have increased commensurate with this new reality. In the result, it is no longer unusual to see damage awards of more than $5 million.
Lease documentation takes many forms, from short form deal sheets to long form ground leases. Choosing the right form for your situation can help ensure you get the lease you expected – and that it is legally binding.
You’re a landlord, and your tenant is selling knock-off merchandise that violates copyright or trademark laws. In some other countries, the landlord’s liability for such violations has been the subject of court proceedings. Is Canada next?
A new Supreme Court of Canada decision provides both relief and clarity for employers facing potential wrongful dismissal actions.
The City of Toronto’s computer leasing scandal unfolded nearly a decade ago, but its impact continues to be felt today as the City puts procedures in place to minimize the chances of such a scandal recurring.
It took testimony from nine experts, weeks of hearings, and a review of hundreds of exhibits to interpret a statute and determine how income producing properties should be assessed for municipal taxation in Ontario.
A simple clause in an RFP document excluding liability has the potential to alter the business tendering landscape.
The Supreme Court of Canada makes it clear that a fairness hearing is not needed prior to dismissing the holder of a public office.