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Posted on September 22, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

September 22, 2021 By Brian Babcock For many people, going into business with their spouse is a dream – who better as a business partner […]

Posted on August 23, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate Law

August 23, 2021 By Brian Babcock The Ontario Court of Appeal has given the duty of good faith in performing contracts a narrow reading, refusing […]

Posted on June 29, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

June 29, 2021 By Brian Babcock Directors and officers of corporations have many potential liabilities. About a decade ago, a client asked us to assemble […]

Posted on May 10, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

May 10, 2021 By Brian Babcock Absolute discretion under a contract is not always absolute. The Supreme Court of Canada continues to develop the law […]

Posted on April 15, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

April 15, 2021 By Jonathon Clark Minority shareholders in a closely held private corporation may be entitled to have a reasonable expectation of sharing in […]

Posted on April 15, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

April 15, 2021 By Brian Babcock A trustee has a duty to inform beneficiaries of the existence of the trust where failure to do so […]

April 6, 2021 By Brian Babcock Employment contracts related to commercial transactions remain employment contracts and employment law applies. You should not ignore this if […]

Posted on March 30, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law

March 30, 2021 By Brian Babcock A Quistclose trust is a trust created where funds are advanced to another person (or corporation) for a specific […]

March 7, 2021 By Brian Babcock A corporation may be treated like a natural being for many purposes in the law, but not when it […]

Posted on February 21, 2021 In Articles, Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate Law

February 21, 2021 By Brian Babcock Unincorporated associations are very common creatures. Most of us belong to them at some stage. Sports teams, clubs, and […]