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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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The standard of care in occupiers’ liability and negligence cases: The duty to protect others from objectively unreasonable risks of harm

I. Introduction In a recently released decision, Agar v. Weber, 2014 BCCA 297, the B.C. Court of Appeal revisited the … Read more

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BC Court to Google: Look out, our reach could be greater than yours! Equustek Solutions Inc v Jack et al, 2014 BCSC 1063 BC

In an unprecedented decision handed down this month, Madam Justice Fenlon of the BC Supreme Court issued an injunction ordering … Read more

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Admissibility of Expert Reports

Maras v Seemore Entertainment Ltd. 2014 BCSC 1109 On June 18, 2014, the Court handed down a ruling on admissibility … Read more

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Confidentiality, Settlement Privilege and Mediation Agreements

Union Carbide Canada Inc. v Bombardier Inc., 2014 SCC 35 Most mediation agreements contain some form of confidentiality terms. The … Read more

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Non-Competition Agreements: Protect YOURSELF. Protect YOUR CLIENT.

Highlight: Many business brokers, lawyers and even accountants are not protecting their clients from the new income inclusion rules in the … Read more

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If You’re Selling Your Company, Don’t Get Sandbagged

Highlight: Understand how to spot a “sandbag clause” in your purchase and sale agreement and when to add specific anti-sandbag … Read more

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