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Recent Business Cases That Could Impact Your Technology Practice (Now Annual)


Lawyer Peter Ruby
Area Technology


Once again, Peter Ruby will be reviewing Canadian judicial decisions that may have implications for your technology law practice.

  • Time is of the essence clauses
  • What are "indirect or consequential" damages
  • Revisiting Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Ontario (indemnities)
  • Enforcement of contractual insolvency clauses
  • Innocent misrepresentations leading to contract rescission
  • The effect of not writing "plus tax"
  • Good faith arguments return to the Supreme Court of Canada

Speaker: Peter Ruby, Goodmans LLP

Original Program Date:
Thursday, November 12, 2020

CPD Value:
1 Substantive Hour

Archive Recording
Presentation Materials

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Program Name: Recent Business Cases That Could Impact Your Technology Practice
Provider: Goodmans LLP, Can-Tech, ITechLaw, TCLG and Silicon Valley Arbitration & Mediation Centre
Location: Toronto
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Other Information: : Solo viewing of an archived webinar program with P. Ruby of Goodmans LLP discussing topics including: (i) time is of the essence clauses; (ii) “direct or inconsequential” damages; (iii) revising Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Ontario; (iv) enforcement of contractual insolvency clauses; (v) innocent misrepresentations leading to contract rescission; (vi) the effect of not writing “plus tax”; and (v) good faith [Insert Time Viewed].

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