Does there need to be a reason for termination?
In addition to a party’s right to bring a contract to an end at common law, most engineering and construction contracts contain provisions allowing the parties to terminate...more
As a tenant's business changes, its needs and space requirements also change. If possible, a commercial tenant should anticipate the possibility of changing needs by negotiating certain beneficial options and rights into the...more
In the previous three installments, we discussed how California law addresses contractual clauses that restrict post employment employee mobility and how the Department Of Justice (DOJ) sued and reached settlement with six...more
Many of you attended Dinsmore & Shohl’s Legal Hour on February 28, 2013 "Avoiding Certain Pitfalls When Terminating an Employee”.
A topic I addressed during the workshop was the “72 Hour Rule.” That is, I reminded you...more
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently awarded damages of just over $16 million against Thomas Weisel Partners Canada Inc. (now Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc.) for failing to close on a bought deal private placement...more
Construction contracts are very complex. If not negotiated and drafted with superior skill, disputes will develop. A construction contract should provide detailed information regarding every aspect of the construction....more
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court in Stetson Oil & Gas Ltd. v. Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. highlights the importance of including termination rights in bought deal letters and other engagement letters used in...more
The recent severe winter weather left behind legal and financial problems even deeper than the snow. But it may also have presented you with resources for help that you weren't previously aware of. Businesses may wish to act...more