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What We Learned From Our First Zoom Trial

October 31, 2021 By Martha Petryshyn & Mark Lahn In early 2021, Weilers associate Martha Petryshyn conducted a five-day trial using the video conferencing software Zoom in the Ontario Court of Justice. Conducting an entire trial virtually was a new experience for the team here at Weilers. In this article, we would like to share […]

The Priority of Priming Charges Under The CCAA

October 31, 2021 By Brian Babcock A judge supervising an insolvency may, in some situations under the Companies Creditors Arrangements Act (CCAA) order that “priming charges” have the effect of giving priority to freshly advanced credit over debts incurred before the insolvency, including those of secured creditors, and the so-called deemed trust under the Income Tax […]

When the Contract is Silent about the Ending

October 31, 2021 By Brian Babcock When do your obligations under a contract end? Most contracts provide a specific date as a deadline for performance. Others end when the outcome – the service or delivery of goods – is finished. Occasionally, however, we encounter a contract that does not provide clearly for the obligations to […]