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My Dog Ate My Opt-Out Form: Extensions to the Opt-Out Period in Class Action Proceedings

Oct 26, 2022

Johnson provides novel appellate consideration of the test to grant an extension of a court ordered opt-out period in class proceedings.

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Pay When Paid Clauses Post-Prompt Payment and Adjudication

Oct 26, 2022

Drafting a pay when paid clause in light of Alberta's Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act.

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Payments Canada hits Refresh on Pre-Authorized Debit Framework with Updates to Rule H1

Oct 26, 2022

Payments Canada implements changes to Rule H1 for Pre-Authorized Debit transactions, effective October 3, 2022.

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Record-Tying General Damages Awarded by Alberta’s Human Rights Tribunal

Oct 25, 2022

Alberta's Human Rights Tribunal sent a strong warning to employers that behave badly by ordering one of the highest general damages awards in its history.

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A Call to Address Canada’s Transportation Supply Chain Crisis: Final Report – Part II

Oct 25, 2022

Modernizing the Rail Transportation System in the National Public Interest

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Interpreting a Contractual Dispute Resolution Clause? Step in the Arbitrator’s Direction

Oct 24, 2022

This bulletin discusses a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision on dispute resolution clauses in commercial contracts.

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The End of LIBOR/The Beginning of SOFR: October 2022 Update

Oct 20, 2022

USD LIBOR will end June 30, 2023. We discuss LIBOR discontinuation timelines, recent development with respect to SOFR and approaches to replacing LIBOR.

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Green or Grey: Regulators Target Greenwashing, Misleading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Claims

Oct 19, 2022

An overview of risks and best practices for companies in relation to environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) claims and disclosure.

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$55,000 Punitive and Moral Damages Award Underscores Importance of Proper Termination Practices

Oct 19, 2022

proper termination practices, punitive damages, moral damages, wrongful dismissal damages