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Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 2:07 PM

N.S. Barristers’ Society executive director steps down, oversaw big changes

After 27 years, Darrel Pink has left the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society (NSBS). ... [read more]

Friday, January 19, 2018 @ 9:08 AM

Ride-hailing company Lyft will test Toronto's regulatory framework lyft_uber_sm

Lyft, a San Francisco ride-hailing company, launched its first location outside of the United States in Toronto in May 2017, and started service on Dec. 12, 2017, and will be in direct competition with Uber. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 1:16 PM

New leaders and partners at Borden Ladner Gervais

Personnel changes at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) mean that there are now 19 new partners at the firm and new leaders of one of the firm’s working groups. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 12:47 PM

Stikeman Elliott adds seven partners

Stikeman Elliott LLP has new partners in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 12:43 PM

Dentons adds antitrust partner

Adam Allouba has become both a member of Dentons’ Montreal office and a partner of the firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 9:50 AM

The dark side of unconditional agreements of purchase and sale unconditional_offer_sm

In the spring of last year we saw an unusual phenomenon in the real estate market; the appearance of agreements of purchase and sale that were unconditional. The market was so hot that real estate agents were advising their vendors to reject all offers that contained conditions because of ability of the vendors to pick and choose amongst multiple offers. In this article I propose to examine the negative impact that the omission of certain common conditions may have upon an ordinary purchaser. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 8:45 AM

BANKING - Loans - Loan commitments - Lines of credit

Appeal by the plaintiff, Willowbrook Nurseries Inc., from a trial judgment dismissing its action for breach of the respondent’s obligation to perform a lending agreement in good faith. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 3:18 PM

DLA Piper (Canada) names partners

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP has added six new members into the partnership ranks. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 1:14 PM

Appeal Court rules virtual presence in B.C. enough to enforce production order

The B.C. Court of Appeal has overturned a decision on the enforceability of a production order under the Criminal Code, saying U.S.-based Internet company Craigslist’s virtual presence in the province is enough to establish it as a person under the law. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 10:09 AM

POWERS OF MUNICIPALITY - Constitutional issues - Federal and provincial jurisdiction - Interjurisdictional immunity - ractice and procedure - Costs

Appeal by the prosecutor, the City of Oshawa, from the order quashing the Information and ordering costs against the City. ... [read more]