Contract Law Update 2019: Developments of Note

This paper provides an update of contract law developments relevant to commercial practice. 

Topics in this year's paper include:

  • Implied contracts (contracts by conduct);
  • Notional severance and illegal provisions revisited;
  • Consequences of a failure to pay nominal consideration;
  • Entire agreement clauses;
  • Implications of the divided bench in Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2019 SCC 60, on appeals from contract interpretation decisions; and
  • Important Supreme Court of Canada decisions expected early in 2020.

To read the full paper, click here. 


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