In the world of contractual interpretation, the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp. is a blockbuster.
The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it will hear a group of appeals concerning the statutory limitation period applicable to securities class actions for secondary market misrepresentations brought under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act.
A number of recent Letter Decisions of the National Energy Board (Board) note the need for the Canadian natural gas industry to access overseas markets due to an increase in the North American gas resource base.
Two of the main benefits of private arbitration are said to be speed and finality. However, the long running case of Sattva Capital Corporation v. Creston Moly Corporation has been a prime example of how court intervention into the arbitration process can lead to arbitration being anything but speedy or final.
On July 14, 2014, the Ontario Power Authority (the “OPA”) released final materials for the first request for qualifications (“RFQ”) phase of the Large Renewable Procurement (the “LRP”) process, a new competitive procurement process in Ontario for renewable energy projects generally greater than 500 kW.
Social media has transformed almost every aspect of daily life; employment relationships are no exception. Employers have addressed these novel challenges by adopting codes of conduct governing the use of social media by employees.
Soundcloud is a popular website/app amongst internet music lovers and artists worldwide, providing a platform for the uploading of music (and other forms of art) by artists and users alike to be shared with the Soundcloud community.
Investments in Canadian businesses by foreign state-owned enterprises (“SOE”) may receive greater scrutiny than investments by non-state owned enterprises.
In Keatley Surveying Inc. v. Teranet Inc. (which we previously wrote about), Justice Sachs addressed the contentious issue of whether, in addition to proposing a proper class definition, a plaintiff must establish the existence of an identifiable class of two or more potential class members who are interested in pursuing their claims by way of a class action.