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This Week at the SCC (31/01/14)

A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Opinions Group of McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Posted in This Week at the SCC

The Supreme Court of Canada this week released two judgments of interest to Canadian businesses and professions, the first dealing with the scope of the ”unlawful means” required to ground the tort of interference with economic relations and the second addressing the permissable use of a pension surplus. In A.I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises Ltd.,… → Read More

Do Equitable Ends Justify Expanding “Unlawful Means”? The Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave in A.I. Enterprises Ltd. v. Bram Enterprises Ltd.

Posted in Case Comments, Class Actions, Competition, Contracts, Insurance, Procedure, Torts

Introduction The Supreme Court has granted to leave to appeal in a case that has the potential to elucidate an area of tort law where confusion has reigned for far too long. In the words of the House of Lords, “the law in this area is a mess.” The subject that has engendered this confusion is the… → Read More