December 1, 2023
When an insured claims compensation, the mere possibility that the claim falls within the scope of the policy triggers an obligation, on the part of the insurer, to defend the insured in a litigation dispute.1 However, some claims may involve damages that are not covered, while others are. In this specific case, must the insurer assume the defence costs associated with all claimed items, or can it exclude those incurred for non-covered damages?
November 30, 2023
The recent ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada in Sharp v. Autorité des marchés financiers will have far reaching implications in the fields of administrative law, international private law, and securities law in Québec.
November 24, 2023
Embarking on the journey of going public on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) or the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”) in Canada is a momentous step for emerging companies (also referred to as “venture issuers”). This transition opens up new avenues for capital acquisition and provides access to a broader spectrum of investors. However, with this change comes a set of pivotal responsibilities, especially in the realm of corporate governance. To ensure a seamless transition and instill confidence among stakeholders, venture issuers must meticulously consider corporate governance factors.