Tips from the pros on how to manage litigation costs, before they get out of hand
Arbitration has evolved into the preferred method for efficient dispute resolution. There is risk, however, in bypassing the courtroom.
Several recent Canadian decisions clarify issues around admissibility of expert evidence, perceived conflict of interest and whether counsel can review draft reports prior to trial
CANADIAN PUBLISHERS, BROADCASTERS AND AUTHORS are at risk of being dragged to the far corners of the globe to defend libel suits, say critics of a recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision. ...
Optimism reigns in the life-sciences sector as biologics become a major driver of market growth
In a less than stellar year for business, only the decisions relating to privilege, certification and leave can be seen as decidedly positive in our Top Ten Cases of 2015 list. Canada’s courts ...
Canada’s top court has enunciated a new legal duty in contract negotiations. Its effects are wide-ranging and controversial
In Bhasin v. Hrynew, the SCC tried to make Canadian contract law more settled, fair and closely aligned with parties’ reasonable expectations. But does the decision clarify the law or muddy the ...
Canada is increasingly seen as the jurisdiction of choice for cross-border class actions
The complex, high-profile Chatr Wireless case had none of the nastiness that often characterizes high-stakes litigation, despite both sides aggressively advocating on behalf of their clients
Despite a seemingly calm evolution for class actions in recent years, new forces are emerging that threaten foundational change