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Bars to Subrogation in the Landlord/Tenant and Strata Arenas

Subrogation is the right of an insurance company which has indemnified an insured for a loss suffered at the hands … Read more

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Insurers and Security for Costs Applications

The BC Supreme Court has ruled that evidence relating to insurance coverage can be used to resist an application to … Read more

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Court accepts a lesser management fee is warranted following reduction of the discount rate in the Law and Equity Act

Best v Thomas 2014 BCSC 2487 (CanLII) In British Columbia, regulations under the Law and Equity Act set out the … Read more

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Coverage for cyber-liability under the CGL policy

In September last year, at the CLEBC Insurance Law Conference, the author presented a paper on the topic of coverage … Read more

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Court of Appeal reins in punitive and aggravated damages awards

The largest awards for punitive and aggravated damages against an insurer in Canadian jurisprudence have been reduced by the Saskatchewan … Read more

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Asset Sales versus Share Sales

Here’s a link to Peter Ferrari’s Corporate Law Blog post on the differences between an Asset Sale and a Share … Read more

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Recreational League Soccer Team Captain Found Liable for Team Member Breaking the Rules

Forestieri v. Urban Recreation Ltd., 2015 BCSC 249 In a recent BC Supreme Court decision a recreational soccer team organizer … Read more

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CRTC hands down $1.1 million penalty for breach of CASL

The CRTC has handed down its first Administrative Monetary Penalty (“AMP”) under the Canada Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) against Compu-Finder for … Read more

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Privilege over Adjusters’ Files: Raj v Khosravi, 2015 BCCA 49

Once an action commences, an adjuster’s file materials can be of significant forensic value to plaintiffs’ counsel. Unless the adjuster … Read more

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Constructive Dismissal – Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission, 2015 SCC 10

In Potter v. New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission, 2015 SCC 10 the Supreme Court of Canada considered the law … Read more

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