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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 @ 10:51 AM

Co-ops, co-ownerships and condos: Crucial differences condo_disclosure_sm

Property managers, laypeople and sometimes even lawyers will confuse co-ops, co-ownerships and condominiums despite the fact that they are very different from each other, particularly once the details are examined. ... [read more]

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 1:24 PM

Dentons names 15 new partners in five Canadian offices

Dentons announced that 15 lawyers in Canada are joining the firm’s partnership. According to the firm’s press release, this diverse class of new partners will add significant bench strength in a variety of sector groups and practices. ... [read more]

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 11:44 AM

Issuing dividends must be a careful corporate decision under CBCA, OBCA corporate_dividends_sm

“Up your … dividends!” was a cheeky toast heard frequently in private clubs in the 1960s. And any financial adviser will tell you that dividend-paying stocks are a great investment. ... [read more]

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 9:55 AM

CPTPP facilitates immigration of investors and professionals immigration_approved_sm

On Dec. 30, 2018, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) came into force. Article 12 of the agreement governs the temporary entry for business persons and Canada has agreed to facilitate the temporary entry of business persons under four main categories. ... [read more]

Friday, February 08, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

The pros and cons of baseball arbitration baseball_money_sm

While baseball arbitration was originally applied to labour disputes, this form of arbitration has some application in certain types of commercial disputes under the International Commercial Arbitration Act of most Canadian jurisdictions. ... [read more]

Friday, February 08, 2019 @ 9:19 AM

Alive and well: Construction Lien Act deemed trust after bankruptcy broken_dollar_sm

A five-judge panel of the Court of Appeal for Ontario has upset long-standing conventional wisdom among bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners in Ontario about the fate of provincially created statutory trusts in bankruptcy. ... [read more]

Friday, February 08, 2019 @ 7:54 AM

NON-PROFIT CORPORATIONS (CORPORATIONS WITHOUT SHARE CAPITAL) - Bylaws - Membership - Expulsion

Application by Royal Demaria Wines for declaratory relief finding the rules and regulations pertaining to the respondent Vintner’s Quality Alliance were ultra vires. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 07, 2019 @ 2:38 PM

Domestic or sexual harassment leaves: A natural evolution Womanwithblackeye

As the #MeToo movement went viral at the end of 2017, workplaces across the country took note. Times were changing, and employers needed to embark on a new era of workplace policies and conduct — whether or not they were ready for it. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 07, 2019 @ 12:35 PM

Blaney McMurtry promotes four associates to partner

Blaney McMurtry LLP announced that four associates have become partners of the firm. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 07, 2019 @ 10:33 AM

Scoring work authorization: Immigration for athletes lemar_derozen_sm

When Chris Bosh and DeMar DeRozan played for the Toronto Raptors, they needed work permits. But now when they come to play against the Toronto Raptors, they enter as visitors. ... [read more]