Court of Appeal Confirms Boards are Entitled to Deference.
In a recent Court of Appeal decision, the Court confirms that, as long as a Board of Directors acts honestly and in good faith, and exercises the care, diligence and skill of a reasonably prudent person, the Board's decision is owed deference. Read more
Restrictive Covenants : What Are My Rights Post-Employment?
When employees leave their employment, they may take with them information about the business of their former employer. Employers include clauses in employment contracts to address this exact scenario, referred to as restrictive covenants. Read more
The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2017
Congratulations to seven of Nelligan O’Brien Payne partners who have been listed in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada! Read more
Donor Sperm: Buyer Beware
Many readers will have heard about the sperm donor in the United States who misrepresented his health and background in order to sell his sperm to a sperm bank in Georgia. Just what is the law regarding donor sperm in Canada? Read more
"Sixties Scoop" Survivors Take Their Claims to Court
In the wake of the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement, Indigenous peoples are turning more and more to class actions to seek redress for historical wrongs. Read more