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.

ENMAX PPA Terminates Under the Change of Law Clause When the Buyer Provides the Balancing Pool with Notice of Termination

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: ENMAX PPA Terminates Under the Change of Law Clause When the Buyer Provides the Balancing Pool with Notice of Termination Case Commented On: ENMAX PPA Management Inc v Balancing Pool, 2017 ABQB 605 (CanLII) In this … Continue reading

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Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity Note: This post is a revised version of remarks presented at the Fifth Green Regs and Ham Breakfast … Continue reading

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The Intersection of Discretionary Powers, Fiduciary Duties, the Public Interest and the Standard of Review

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Intersection of Discretionary Powers, Fiduciary Duties, the Public Interest and the Standard of Review Case Commented On: Coldwater Indian Band v Canada (Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development), 2017 FCA 199 (CanLII) In this decision, the … Continue reading

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GRTAs, Patch Agreements, Indefeasible Title and Collapse Orders

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: GRTAs, Patch Agreements, Indefeasible Title and Collapse Orders Case Commented On: Chesterworld Holdings Ltd v Computershare Trust Company of Canada, 2017 ABQB 43 (CanLII) This decision involves the interpretation of a will from 1949 as well … Continue reading

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Hibernia Payout Account Dispute

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Hibernia Payout Account Dispute Case Commented On: Newfoundland and Labrador v ExxonMobil Canada Properties, 2017 NLDT(G) 147, 2017 CanLII 56724 (NL SCTD) This case involves an unsuccessful application by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to … Continue reading

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