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The Rule in Foss v. Harbottle

The rule in Foss v. Harbottle is well established in Ontario law.  The rule prevents…

SCC Deems Uber Arbitration Clause “Unconscionable”

A few weeks ago, we wrote about the enforceability of arbitration clauses in various contexts.…

COVID-19 and the Effect on the Mode of Appeals

Appeals in Ontario are traditionally heard by way of both oral and written submissions. However,…

The Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Ontario

Whether in a shareholder agreement or an employment contract, the enforceability and permissible scope of…

The Discoverability of Oppression Claims

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) in Maurice v. Alles (2016) found section 4 of…

Extending the Time in Which to Seek Leave to Appeal

The Divisional Court (ONSC) recently dealt with this issue in Amphenol Canada Corp. v. Sundaram…

Security for Costs

What is an Order for Security for Costs? Granting a motion for security for costs…

The Arbitration Act, Stays & the Right to Appeal

The Arbitration Act of Ontario, in section 7, provides a mechanism to stay actions brought…

Setting Aside a Default Judgment

What is a Default Judgment? A default judgment is often granted in favour of a…

Milosevic Fiske Successful in Arguing Quasi-Criminal Appeal

Cameron Fiske, a partner at Milosevic Fiske LLP, recently acted as co-counsel on an appeal…