How much did you really save in Back to School sales? Can consumers trust a retailer’s claims about its “regular” prices and its “sale” prices? Canada’s competition law enforcer is showing renewed interest in retailers’...more
Back in March, I wrote in this space that the Supreme Court of Canada had decided to hear a commercial arbitration case from British Columbia....more
The Supreme Court of Canada has just decided to hear a commercial arbitration case arising from a finder’s fee dispute in the mining industry. The legal issues in the appeals — plural — go to the heart of the relationship...more
Most of the time, we are told that solving a problem is simple. Buy this amazing product and you’ll lose weight quickly and easily – and keep it off! Vote for me and your taxes will go down (and government services will...more
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”
That sentence has been attributed to Albert Einstein, Mark Twain and others. Whoever said it has a point that applies to...more
Downton Abbey… or the U.K. Supreme Court’s latest case on privilege law?
One of these will come up sometime soon at a social event.
“The public has the right to every person’s evidence,” said Supreme Court of ...more
2012 was a busy year for Canadian competition litigation, as numerous cases were heard or decided. The Supreme Court of Canada heard three class proceedings cases involving the Competition Act and the Competition Tribunal had...more