Category Archives: Contracts

Approaching the Standard of Review for Standard Form Contracts Remains Unclear

By: Nicholas Konstantinov PDF Version: Approaching the Standard of Review for Standard Form Contracts Remains Unclear Case Commented On: EnCana Oil & Gas Partnership v Ardco Services Ltd, 2017 ABCA 401 (CanLII) This case involves a dispute between EnCana and its … 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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A Questionable Equity: Rectification and Tax Avoidance

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: A Questionable Equity: Rectification and Tax Avoidance Case Commented On: Harvest Operations Corp. v Attorney General of Canada, 2017 ABCA 393 (CanLII) Harvest Operations Corp. v Attorney General of Canada (Harvest Operations Corp. CA) is a … Continue reading

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Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2017 ABCA 378: Fraud and Limitation of Liability Clauses

By: Jassmine Girgis PDF Version: Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2017 ABCA 378: Fraud and Limitation of Liability Clauses Case Commented On: Precision Drilling Canada Limited Partnership v Yangarra Resources Ltd, 2017 ABCA 378 (CanLII) Introduction This … Continue reading

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Douez v Facebook, Inc.: Public Policy and Broad Strokes

By: Jassmine Girgis PDF Version: Douez v Facebook, Inc.: Public Policy and Broad Strokes Case Commented On: Douez v Facebook, Inc., 2017 SCC 33 (CanLII) On its face, Douez v Facebook, Inc. decides the enforceability of a forum selection clause. But … Continue reading

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