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Ice Breaker Settlements and Class Proceedings

Introduction An ice breaker is anything used to relieve inhibitions or acrimony between two parties…

Anticipatory Breach of Contract and the Limitations Act

Introduction An anticipatory breach of contract occurs where one party to a contract expresses, or…

Another Attempted End Run Around The Corporate Veil

Introduction We have written twice in the past about piercing the corporate veil. Despite the…

Considerations Regarding Partial Summary Judgments

Introduction Rule 20.01 of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure sets out the procedure to…

The Importance of Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Introduction It sounds like trite advice to hear that a party must put their best…

Annulling An Assignment into Bankruptcy

Introduction: The life of a creditor in the commercial world is not always easy. Debtors…

Incorrectly Named Defendants – Misdescription or Misnomer?

Introduction It is not uncommon for a plaintiff to be uncertain about a defendant’s correct…

Considerations When Deciding on Motions for Adjournment

Introduction: An adjournment is a postponement of a legal proceeding. The request is made by…

Piercing the Corporate Veil: A Case Study

Introduction: We have previously written about the circumstances under which our courts will pierce the…

Do Courts Have the Discretion to Override Arbitration Clauses?

Contracting parties normally have their remedy for breaches through the court process. However, they may…