In a highly anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) in Barendregt v Grebliunas, 2022 SCC 22 confirmed the appropriate test for admitting additional evidence on appeal.
This decision confirms that the long-standing test set out in R.v. Palmer,  1 SCR 759, applies both to evidence that existed at the time of trial but was not adduced at that ...
In a recent decision, Condominium Corporation No. 0522151 v JV Somerset Development Inc. (Somerset Condominium), the Alberta Court of Appeal held that the hands-off developer of a condominium building may be liable for construction deficiencies that emerge years after the units are sold to initial owners.
JV Somerset Development was the developer of a ...
Vancouver International Arbitration Centre’s (“VanIAC”) new International Commercial Arbitration Rules of Procedure (the “New Rules”) came into effect on July 1, 2022. In this post, we summarise what you need to know about the New Rules.
The New Rules are a significant update to the previous version of the international arbitration rules, which were last ...
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