February 18, 2015
In case you were thinking of playing a shell game with your group of companies to avoid paying a judgment, the Ontario Superior Court has just poured cold water on your aspirations. And you, personally, could be liable.
September 16, 2014 (Toronto);
The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp., 2014 SCC 53 ("Sattva") appeared to herald a new era of deference to arbitrators: on at least ordinary questions of law, courts are now to review arbitration awards on a reasonableness standard. Saatva also confirmed that questions of contractual interpretation are usually questions of mixed law and fact. This...