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Case update on use of Predictive Coding software in e-Discovery

In an ever-increasing number of cases, courts have seen fit to order the use of predictive coding software to determine the … Read more

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New BC Court of Appeal ruling on Litigation Financing

The BC Court of Appeal has ruled that third-party financing for disbursements is not a recoverable disbursement under Rule 14-1(5) … Read more

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Supreme Court of Canada rules that good faith applies to all contracts

Cromwell J. for a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada ruled in Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, that the “unsettled … Read more

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Lessor’s exposure for motor vehicle claims against lessees/drivers

Stroszyn v. Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Company Limited, 2014 BCCA 431  In reasons for judgment released November 6, 2014, the BC … Read more

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Supreme Court of Canada rules that B.C. Supreme Court Hearing Fees are Unconstitutional

Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2014 SCC 59 In a 6-1 decision, the Supreme Court of … Read more

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Shareholders’ Agreement Checklist

Here is a link to my blog where I have set out, in summary form, many of the more common … Read more

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Transition Services Agreements in an M&A context

Here is a link to my blog on the topic of Transition Services Agreements in an M&A context juxtaposing the perspectives of … Read more

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Coverage for cyber-liability under Commercial General Liability Policies

Risks falling under the general term “cyber liability” can give rise to both first party and third party losses.  For … Read more

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Failing to Address Foreseeable Risks May Trigger Faulty Workmanship Exclusions

Acciona Infrastructure Canada Inc v Allianz Global Risks US Insurance Company, 2014 BCSC 1568 Faulty or improper workmanship exclusions allow … Read more

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Bilfinger Berger (Canada) Inc. v Great Vancouver Water

Sometimes it seems attractive, and beneficial, to reach agreements between parties that may have a common interest on more than … Read more

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