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HTMLContractor / Sub-Contractor entitlement to payment for “Extras”
Owen Bourns; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 1, 2016, previously published on January 25, 2016
In a "fixed price" or "stipulated price" contract the contractor has agreed, by way of successful bid or non-bid agreement, to perform the work set out in the contract documents (which would include tender documents) for a fixed price. [Note the term contractor will be used...

 

HTMLCanadian Trademarks: How Can I Win One Case and Lose Another When Similar Issues and Evidence Appear to be Involved?
Solomon M.W. Gold; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 27, 2016, previously published on January 7, 2016
The Canadian Federal Court recently examined this question in reasons for judgment issued in an appeal from a decision of the Registrar of Trademarks involving oppositions to the registration of several related trademark applications, with some interesting reminders about how evidence is weighed.

 

Adobe PDFFederal Express: New Immigration Program, One Year In
Warren L. Creates; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 25, 2016, previously published on January 19 , 2016
On 1 January2015,the federal government launched a revamped ‘Express Entry’ system for economic immigration to Canada. Before this new program, potential economic immigrants to Canada followed a straightforward application process with a predictable outcome. So long as an applicant met...

 

HTMLDeductibles for General Damages in Personal Injury Claims Arising from Motor Vehicle Accidents
Caroline C. Failes; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 14, 2015, previously published on November 25, 2015
On August 1, 2015, amendments to Ontario’s Insurance Act took effect, changing the deductibles that apply to general damages awarded to victims of motor vehicle accidents who have suffered permanent serious disfigurements or impairments. General damages are those amounts awarded to an...

 

HTMLInvestor Crowdfunding Coming to Ontario. Expected to Come into Effect on January 25, 2016
Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
December 7, 2015, previously published on November 11, 2015
The securities regulatory authorities in Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have published the final form of Multilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding (MI 45-108), which includes a crowdfunding prospectus exemption and a registration framework for funding portals...

 

HTMLChevron Corp. c Yaiguaje: the Supreme Court States the Jurisdiction of the Ontario Courts to Recognize and Enforce Foreign Judgments
Eric D'Aoust; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2015, previously published on November 4, 2015
The Supreme Court of Canada recently released its decision in Chevron Corp. c Yaiguaje, 2015 SCC 42, a case concerning the recognition and enforcement of a foreign judgment.

 

HTMLNavigating Canadian Drone Law Requirements
Bryce Dillon, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 10, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2015
Unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, are often associated with their military or law enforcement applications. However, civilian UAVs are becoming more common in Canada. UAVs are remotely-piloted or autonomous power-driven aircraft ranging dramatically in size and functionality....

 

HTMLSo You Want to be an American: A Layman’s Guide to FATCA
Gregory Sanders; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 15, 2015
As if Canadian reporting requirements are not enough, Americans living in Canada also have to comply with the U.S. tax and reporting system and Canadian banks are there to make sure Americans are complying. This was made that much more complex after 2010 when the United States introduced the...

 

HTMLSupreme Court of Canada Clarifies Proof Required for a Discrimination Claim
Margaret R. Truesdale; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 21, 2015
In Quebec (Commission des droits de al personne et des droits de la jeunesse) v. Bombardier Inc. (Bombardier Aerospace Training Center), 2015 SCC 39 (CanLII) [Bombardier], the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) clarified both the requirements of prima facie proof in discrimination...

 

HTMLThe Changing Landscape of Cross Border Data Transfers
Bryce Dillon, Robert P. Kinghan; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 19, 2015
On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) ruled that the Safe Harbor Framework, an arrangement which allowed the exchange of personal data among European and American companies, was invalid. Given the increasingly global nature of commercial information sharing, this has...

 


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