Following our recent blog posting on the release of the Ontario Power Authority (“OPA”) Draft LRP I RFP, LRP I Contract and draft Prescribed Forms released on November 17, 2014 here, we continue the tradition of year-end lists to bring our top ten issues under the draft LRP I Contract (the “Contract”).
On July 31, 2014, the Honourable Mr. Justice Penny of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled in favour of the plaintiff in Indcondo Building Corporation v. Sloan (S.C.J.).
A continuing theme this year relates to the approach by the courts to awarding legal costs to a successful party.Courts have sent mixed signals on the extent to which a party can recover costs at various stages of a class proceeding.
The Murray Inquiry’s Final Report strongly endorsed facilitating innovation in the financial services industry and technology neutral approach to regulation of financial services providers.
For defendants, success is often bittersweet due to the costs of mounting a defence and the reputational harm caused by the plaintiff’s allegations.