Category Archives: Contracts

Residential Tenancy Agreements, Options to Purchase, In Terrorem Clauses, and Relief from Forfeiture

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton  PDF Version: Residential Tenancy Agreements, Options to Purchase, In Terrorem Clauses, and Relief from Forfeiture Case Commented On: Dreamworks Ventures Ltd v Dye, 2017 ABPC 20 (CanLII) This residential tenancy case, arising in the context of a … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Contract Your Terms of Business (aka Spread Costs, Consequential Damages, Knock for Knock and Contract Interpretation Principles)

By: Nigel Bankes and Heather Lilles PDF Version: The Freedom to Contract Your Terms of Business (aka Spread Costs, Consequential Damages, Knock for Knock and Contract Interpretation Principles) Case Commented On: Transocean Drilling UK Ltd v Providence Resources Plc [2016] EWCA … Continue reading

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Making Sense of Nonsense? Or Perhaps Not

By: Nigel Bankes and Heather Lilles PDF Version: Making Sense of Nonsense? Or Perhaps Not Case Commented On: Eon Energy Ltd v Ferrybank Resources Ltd, 2016 ABQB 585 (CanLII) What happens when two oil and gas companies enter into a joint … Continue reading

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Pre-Dynex Royalty Agreements Continue to Spawn Interest in Land Litigation

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Pre-Dynex Royalty Agreements Continue to Spawn Interest in Land Litigation Decision Commented On: Re Walter Energy Canada Holdings, Inc., 2016 BCSC 1746 (CanLII) In 2002 the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision in Bank … Continue reading

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The Effect of a ‘Whole Agreement Clause’ on Pre-Contractual Misrepresentations

By: Evaristus Oshionebo PDF Version: The Effect of a ‘Whole Agreement Clause’ on Pre-Contractual Misrepresentations Case Commented On: Houle v Knelsen Sand and Gravel Ltd., 2016 ABCA 247 (CanLII) This case raises a significant legal question regarding the effect of a … Continue reading

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