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Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 12:08 PM

ROSS Intelligence secures US$8.7 million in funding

ROSS Intelligence has raised US$8.7 million from investors for its Series A funding round. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 12, 2017 @ 8:42 AM

Using receivership when responding to commercial real estate fraud

Certificates of pending litigation, cautions, constructive trusts, interim preservation of property orders, fraudulent conveyance actions, Mareva injunctions and receiverships are just some of the remedies in the litigator's tool box when responding to a commercial real estate fraud. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 8:47 AM

Tax treatments of professional corporations: How to change

Professional corporations allow lawyers to enjoy the tax benefits of a small business corporation, although not the limited liability protection. The professional corporation is the most tax efficient structure available for a sole proprietorship or small partnership. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 8:36 AM

CONTRACTS - Performance - Conditions precedent - Time for performance - Time of the essence - Frustration - What constitutes - General principles - Foreseeability - Sources of supply

Appeal by the plaintiff, Seaboard Specialty Grains and Foods, from summary judgment dismissing its claim against the defendants, Palimar Farms and Marc Agra. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 @ 8:33 AM

The reality of post-Hryniak franchise rescission summary judgment motions

Franchise rescission claims under provincial franchise disclosure legislation have been accelerating in recent years. The jurisprudence has been driven by Ontario’s Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000. Other provinces have adopted comparable legislation after conducting their own studies. British Columbia is the most recent one, whose Franchises Act, came into force in February 2017. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 9:06 AM

Frothy dispute over Alberta’s craft beer markup and provincial grant system Craft_beer_sm

Alberta has been facing scrutiny over the past few years on its policies regarding the burgeoning local craft beer industry in the province. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 8:58 AM

NAFTA 2.0: Time to get it right or kill it | Pamela Palmater

There is a long list of items that U.S. President Donald Trump has put on his “to kill” list, including Obamacare, Planned Parenthood, the Department of Education, immigration and most recently, NAFTA. Trump called the North American Free Trade Agreement the “worst trade deal ever made” in U.S. history and indicated he may have to kill the deal. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 8:37 AM

ABORIGINAL STATUS AND RIGHTS - Civil actions and liabilities - Historical grievances - Residential schools - Practice and procedure - Discovery - Evidence - Document retention and destruction - Settlements - Orders - Appeals

Appeal from a judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal substantially affirming a decision that records from a consolidated class action related to Indian Residential Schools should be destroyed following a 15-year retention period. ... [read more]

Friday, October 06, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

JURISDICTION - International issues (with foreign state or territory) - Determination of - Real and substantial connection

Motion by the defendant HSBC Holdings to dismiss or stay the plaintiff’s class action. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 05, 2017 @ 2:52 PM

Conduit Law announces renewed independence

Conduit Law is once again a standalone entity. ... [read more]