Author Archives: Nigel Bankes

About Nigel Bankes

B.A., M.A. (Cantab.), LL.M. (UBC). Professor. Chair of Natural Resources Law. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

The AESO Line Loss Marathon Inches Towards the Finish Line

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The AESO Line Loss Marathon Inches Towards the Finish Line Decision Commented On: Milner Power Inc. & ATCO Power Ltd. Complaints Regarding the ISO Transmission Loss Factor Rule and Loss Factor Methodology, Phase 2 Module C, … Continue reading

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Confidentiality Agreements and Brokerage Opportunities in the Context of the Sale of Oil and Gas Properties

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Confidentiality Agreements and Brokerage Opportunities in the Context of the Sale of Oil and Gas Properties Case Commented On: Beaumont Resources Ltd. v Cardinal Energy Ltd., 2017 ABCA 416 (CanLII), aff’g unreported reasons for judgment of … Continue reading

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An Unseverable Joint Tenancy: Intentions of the Donor or a Question of Law?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: An Unseverable Joint Tenancy: Intentions of the Donor or a Question of Law? Case Commented On: Pohl v Midtal, 2017 ABQB 711 (CanLII) In this decision Justice Rita Khullar concludes that when a parent makes an … Continue reading

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Court Confirms that Good Faith Fulfilment of Modern Treaties is Essential to the Project of Reconciliation

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Court Confirms that Good Faith Fulfilment of Modern Treaties is Essential to the Project of Reconciliation Case Commented On: First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v Yukon, 2017 SCC 58 (CanLII) In this unanimous decision authored by Justice … Continue reading

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The False Security of Commingled Trust Accounts

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The False Security of Commingled Trust Accounts Case Commented On: Alberta Treasury Branches v Exall Energy Corporation, 2017 ABQB 602 (CanLII) Working interest owners in the western sedimentary basin have long sought to have the best … Continue reading

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