A “Reasonable Possibility” According to the Supreme Court of Canada – Dismissing Prior Authorization of Secondary Market Proposed Class Action
On April 17, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal of Theratechnologies Inc. and reversed the Quebec Court of Appeal’s decision, granting prior authorization of a secondary market proposed class action under s. 225.4 of the Quebec Securities Act (QSA).
Like a Prayer: How the Supreme Court of Canada Freedom of Religion Decision in Saguenay Affects Administrative Law and the Admissibility of Expert Evidence
The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City), 2015 SCC 16 (“Saguenay”) is undoubtedly of interest to all Canadians with respect to the Court’s conclusion ordering a municipality and its mayor to cease the recitation of a prayer at city council meetings, on the basis that it breached the state’s duty of neutrality and was thus a discriminatory interference with an individual’s freedom of conscience and religion.
Is “Bridging” An Employee to Retirement a Relevant Factor in Assessing Reasonable Notice? Court of Appeal Weighs In
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Matthew Arnone v. Best Theratronics Ltd. (Arnone), finding that in the case of the dismissal of a long service employee, it was not appropriate to take into account the period of time required to “bridge” the employee from his termination date to the date he became entitled to an unreduced pension on retirement.
This week, the African Innovation Foundation (“AIF”), an organization whose purpose is to “to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the innovation spirit in Africa,” announced the finalists for its annual Innovation Prize for Africa (“IPA”) award.
On April 9, 2015, the lower house of the Polish parliament adopted a new Restructuring Law.
Social media has very seldom been leveraged in Canadian proxy contests. One reason for this may be the lack of knowledge about its full potential.
Compensation to be paid to a bankruptcy estate professional is many times subject to intense dispute.
The woman who was called “Crazy Miss Cokehead” by her manager has been awarded nearly £3.2m by an Employment Tribunal for sexual harassment, reportedly including £44,000 for injury to feelings and a further £15,000 in aggravated damages.