This bulletin discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Canadian mergers and acquisitions and how buyers and sellers can deal with these issues.
The Ontario government has updated its regulations under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 to extend the province's "COVID-19" period to January 2, 2021
Alberta's Court of Appeal has applied the seldom-used "blue pencil" doctrine in order to save a non-competition covenant from being struck down.
The Amendment to Ontario's franchise legislation coming into effect on September 1, 2020 brings changes that have been eagerly awaited by franchisors.
No Solution? No Problem! The Federal Court of Canada Puts a Dagger in the “Problem-Solution” Approach to Patent Claims ConstructionAug 27, 2020
Patents: the Federal Court has confirmed that the "problem-solution" approach to claims construction is not correct. For more details, read this bulletin.
Ontario limitation periods and procedural deadlines will resume running on September 14, 2020.
A Tenant’s Fear of Committing to an Option to Extend a Lease May Be Costly – A Case Comment on 2324702 Ontario Inc. v. 1305 Dundas W Inc., 2020 ONCA 353Aug 24, 2020
Key takeaways from the lessons learned in the recent case of a tenant which failed to exercise its right to extend its lease in strict conformity with the Lease
Confidentiality Considerations When Choosing a Jurisdiction of Incorporation in Canada
This bulletin discusses issues with the use of the term "consequential damages" in exclusion clauses and limitation of liability clauses.
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