Noteworthy decisions as selected by Lexpert in the April 2016 issue

Significant business law decisions ordered by most frequently viewed in WestlawNext® Canada

1) Paradis Honey Ltd. v. Canada (Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food), 2015 CarswellNat 837 > Federal Court of Appeal > Counsel for Appellants: Daniel Carroll, QC, and Lily Nguyen of Field Law > Counsel for Respondents: Jaxine Oltean and Marlon Miller of Department of Justice Canada 

2) Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje, 2015 CarswellOnt 13353 > Supreme Court of Canada > Counsel for Appellant, Chevron Corporation: Clarke Hunter, QC, Anne Kirker, QC, and Robert Frank of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP > Counsel for Appellant, Chevron Canada Limited: Benjamin Zarnett, Suzy Kauffman and Peter Kolla of Goodmans LLP > Counsel for Respondents: Alan Lenczner, QC, Brendan Morrison and Chris Hutchison of Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP > Counsel for Interveners, International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, MiningWatch Canada and the Canadian Centre for International Justice: Murray Klippenstein, and Cory Wanless of Klippensteins, Barristers & Solicitors, Renu Mandhane of the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program (now Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission) > Counsel for Intervener, Justice and Corporate Accountability Project: Dimitri Lascaris, James Yap of Siskinds LLP 

3) Stewart Estate v. 1088294 Alberta Ltd., 2015 CarswellAlta 2110 > Alberta Court of Appeal > Counsel for Appellants / Cross-Respondents: Peter Linder, QC, and Gavin Matthews of Peacock Linder Halt & Mack LLP > Counsel for Respondents: Professor David Percy, QC, of the Faculty of Law, University of Alberta > Counsel for Respondent, Esprit Exploration Ltd.: April Grosse and Alexis Teasdale of Bennett Jones LLP > Counsel for Respondent, Bonavista Energy Corporation: Craig Steele of Carscallen LLP > Counsel for Respondents / Cross-Appellants, Nexen Inc and ExxonMobil Canada Ltd: Richard Steele and Paul Chiswell of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP > Counsel for Respondent / Cross-Appellant, Costal Resources Limited: Catherine Crang of Carscallen LLP 

4) Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. Green > 2015 CarswellOnt 18335 > Supreme Court of Canada > Counsel for Appellant, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce: Sheila Block and James Tory of Torys LLP > Counsel for Appellants, Gerald McCaughey et al.: Benjamin Zarnett, David Conklin and Jonathan Edge of Goodmans LLP > Counsel for for Appellants, IMAX Corporation et al.: Paul Steep, Dana Peebles and Brandon Kain of McCarthy Tétrault LLP > Counsel for Appellants Celestica Inc., Stephen Delaney, Anthony Puppi: Nigel Campbell, Andrea Laing and Ryan Morris of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP > Counsel for Respondents, Howard Green, Anne Bell: Peter Jervis, Joel Rochon, Sakie Tambakos and Remissa Hirji of Rochon, Genova LLP > Counsel for Respondents, Marvin Neil Silver and Cliff Cohen: Dimitri Lascaris, William Sasso, Michael Robb, Daniel Bach and Serge Kalloghlian of Siskinds LLP > Counsel for Respondents, Trustees of the Millwright Regional Council of Ontario Pension Trust Fund, Nabil Berzi and Huacheng Xing: Kirk Baert and Celeste Poltak of Koskie Minsky LLP > Counsel for Intervener, Canadian Foundation, for Advancement of Investor Rights: Margaret Waddell (written) and Denise Cooney (written) of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP > Counsel for Intervener, Shareholder Association, for Research and Education: Bonnie Roberts Jones of Groia & Company Professional Corporation > Counsel for Intervener, Ontario Securities Commission: Anna Perschy, Amanda Heydon of the Ontario Securities Commission > Counsel for Intervener, Insurance Bureau of Canada: Alan D’Silva, Daniel Murdoch and Sinziana Hennig of Stikeman Elliott LLP 

5) MacDonald v. Chicago Title Insurance Co. of Canada 2015 CarswellOnt 18332 > Ontario Court of Appeal > Counsel for Appellants: Gavin Tighe and Alexander Melfi of Gardiner Roberts LLP > Counsel for Respondent: Robert Dowhan and Catherine Grinyer of SmithValeriote Law Firm LLP > Counsel for for Intervener, Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LAWPRO): Leigh Youd of Berkow, Cohen LLP