July 29, 2020 - In Atlantic Lottery Corp. Inc. v Babstock, 2020 SCC 19 (Babstock), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) clarifies the contentious doctrine of “waiver of tort” and provides helpful guidance on the way courts should assess novel claims at the stage of certification of a proposed...
Barbarians at the Firewall: Data Breaches, Cross-Border Commerce and Notification Requirements in Canada and the United States
In this article, which originally appeared in Lexpert’s 2015 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada, Davies partner George J. Pollack discusses the fallout of data breaches for companies and examines Canadian and U.S. data-breach notification rules.
July 22, 2020 - The Québec Superior Court recently handed down a decision stating that the mandatory closure of businesses ordered by the Québec government on March 24, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes force majeure. The Court also interpreted a clause of the lease providing that the tenant must...