Can COVID-19 give rise to force majeure? Maybe!
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the temporary inability of businesses to carry out contractual obligations. As a result, there […]
Virtual Hearings in Arbitration: Here to Stay, How to Prepare
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected how disputes are heard. While arbitration, and in particular international arbitration, was already fairly amenable […]
Court-ordered timelines must be respected, even in a pandemic: A discussion of Lima v Ventura (Estate of), 2020 ONSC 3278
COVID-19 has changed many aspects of the legal process in Ontario. However, procedural timelines set out in court orders remain […]
“It’s 2020”: Ontario Superior Court of Justice orders examination for discovery to proceed by video conference
Arconti v. Smith (Arconti) is an example of the sea change that has taken place in the Ontario Superior Court […]
COVID-19 liability: Will Ontario businesses be protected?
Recent Membership Fee Related Class Action Trends
Since mid-March 2020, there have been numerous proposed class actions started in the United States in connection with membership fees […]