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|Written Reasons in Administrative Decisions|
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015Fashoranti v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia, 2015 NSCA 25, dismissing an appeal from the disciplinary committee’s finding that a physician committed unprofessional conduct.
|Equivalency of Registration Requirements|
Lily Nguyen; Field Law;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015Registrar of the Association of Professional Engineering of Ontario v. Gurpersaud, 2015 ONSC 804 (Ont. Div Ct), dismissing an appeal by the Registrar of the Registration Committee’s decision to issue a licence to practice.
|Merely a Witness? The Uncertain Rights of a Complainant in Disciplinary Proceedings|
Katrina Haymond, Jason Kully; Field Law;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015Is the law surrounding the rights of complainants in disciplinary proceedings sufficiently settled so as to allow for a Court to dismiss the complainants’ application for judicial review without a full hearing on the merits? That is the question that the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench...
|"Full and final settlement of any and all claims" - not so, says the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal|
Kelsey Dick; Field Law;
May 25, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015 The Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) released a decision this month that considered whether the terms of a Release Agreement constituted a valid and enforceable settlement of an employee’s allegations of human rights discrimination arising from employment.
|Texas Justice Provides an Evidence Solution|
Neil Kathol; Field Law;
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015Have you ever been in a situation where you have reliable information that an organization has infringed your intellectual property rights, but you do not have actual “evidence” in-hand? This article discusses a procedure under the District Court Rules of Texas which addresses this...
|Competing After Employment (Part One)|
Richard Stobbe; Field Law;
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015A key employee departs. The employer, worried that confidential information has leaked out of the company, scrambles to respond. After a frenzied period of preparation, the employer starts a lawsuit and seeks an injunction against the ex-employee.
|Drilling Down: Oil Prices and Innovation|
Timothy C. Bailey; Field Law;
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015Some economists have recently predicted that it not be until the third fiscal quarter 2015 that oil prices may begin to stabilize (for example, see ATB Financial’s Alberta Economic Outlook Q2 2015, published March 31, 2015). ATB Financial predicts, however, that the price stability will begin...
|Are Restrictive Covenants in Sale Agreements Enforceable?|
Christina Brownlee; Field Law;
April 27, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015The Supreme Court of Canada recently addressed the issue of the enforceability of restrictive covenants where the purchaser of a business offered employment to the business’s previous owners (Payette v Guay Inc. 2013 SCC 45). In this case, the Supreme Court of Canada put to rest a...
|What Happens When a Franchise Agreement Ends, Part Two: Cancellation|
Richard Stobbe; Field Law;
April 27, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015In some cases, a franchise relationship ends after many years of business. At the point of termination, the parties must wrestle with a number of issues, including customers, inventory, and (as we reviewed in Part 1) the impact of any post-termination restrictive covenants.
|Employed in Name Only - An Employer’s Duty to Provide Work|
Matthew Turzansky; Field Law;
April 27, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015Will an employment contract be fundamentally changed if the employer stops assigning work? This was the question tackled by the Alberta Court of Appeal in its recent decision in Bonsma v Tesco Corporation, 2013 ABCA 367. The Plaintiff resigned and commenced an action for constructive dismissal...