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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 @ 8:57 AM

GARNISHMENT - Property that may be attached - Order - Appeal

Appeal by Delizia Limited, from a judgment setting aside provisional and final garnishing orders. ... [read more]

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 3:38 PM

Feds announce tax break for small businesses

Starting in January 2018, Canadian small business owners can expect to see their federal tax bill drop. ... [read more]

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 11:25 AM

Cassels Brock adds securities and regulatory expert

Brigeeta Richdale has joined Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP as a partner in the firm's Vancouver-based litigation group. ... [read more]

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 11:22 AM

New lawyer joins Stewart McKelvey

Adam Downie is the latest associate at Stewart McKelvey. ... [read more]

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 8:54 AM

Proposed breach regulations refocus risk management, incident response protocols breach_notification_sm

Publication of the federal government’s proposed Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations on Sept. 2, for a 30-day consultation period, provides important guidance to organizations and their internal compliance personnel. The proposed regulations, while potentially subject to adjustment following the consultation, provide a significant road map as to the full scope of the new incident breach reporting provisions under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). These provisions will create new liability risks and compliance costs for organizations.   ... [read more]

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]