Dispute Resolution

Bulletin

Respondents in Conspiracy Prosecution Have Right to Information Obtained Under Competition Bureau’s Immunity and Leniency Programs[171]

Feb. 06, 2015 – On February 4, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled that relevant factual information proffered to the Crown in order to qualify for immunity or leniency under the Competition Bureau’s cartel Immunity and Leniency Programs is not protected from disclosure to accused persons by either…

Announcement

Lexpert Magazine Recognizes Davies in Six of the Top 10 Deals of 2014, Including Deal of the Year[172]

Jan. 13, 2015 – Davies was recognized as a significant player in six of the top 10 Canadian corporate deals of 2014, including Deal of the Year, in Lexpert Magazine’s January 2015 issue. The firm was also recognized for one of the top 10 business cases of 2014. Lexpert’s Top 10 Deals of the Year list is published…

Bulletin

Supreme Court of Canada Establishes Duty of Honesty in Contractual Performance: Bhasin v Hrynew[173]

Nov. 17, 2014 – In a landmark decision released on November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recognized for the first time in Canada a general organizing principle of good faith in the common law of contract and a more specific duty of honesty in the performance of contracts between parties. The…

Bulletin

Parent Company Liability for Foreign Subsidiary’s Actions – Alarming New Trend?[174]

Nov. 07, 2014 – A recent lawsuit in British Columbia is the latest example of an emerging trend in which plaintiffs are seeking to hold parent companies liable in negligence in relation to the actions of their foreign subsidiaries. Residents of Guatemala are suing Tahoe Resources Inc., a Canadian mining company…

Guide

Trolls, Hopping, Ambush and Hold-up: Emerging International Approaches to the Intersection of Competition and Patent Law[175]

Aug. 01, 2014 – Worldwide, regulators and courts are increasingly engaged in the complex legal and policy issues at the intersection of competition and patent regimes. Trolls, Hopping, Ambush and Hold-up: Emerging International Approaches to the Intersection of Competition and Patent Law surveys the state of play…

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