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Commercial Litigation

Commercial arbitration win for Carscallen LLP
December 9, 2020

Written by Zubair Hussain

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Covid-19

COVID-19 update - November 2020
November 27, 2020

The Partners have made the decision to return to remote business operations effective Friday November 27, 2020. With rapidly escalating case numbers in Alberta, Carscallen LLP has...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

Federal Anti-Harassment Legislation Coming January 1, 2021
November 25, 2020

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Michael A. Custer

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Insurance and Tort Liability

Insurance Law case addresses primary insurer dispute
November 20, 2020

Written by Susanna Gafarova and Urvil Thakor The Alberta Court of Appeal (“CA”) recently released reasons for judgment in the case of Tokio Marine & Nichido Insurance Company v. Security...

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Indemnities: considerations and trends in Canadian M&A
November 18, 2020

Written by David L. Sevalrud, ICD.D and Paul Klein As we have discussed, indemnities are one of the most important terms to be negotiated between parties in an M&A Transaction. The...

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Indemnity Scrapes in M&A Transactions
November 13, 2020

Written by G. Kenneth Little and Kevin M. Horan In addition to using caps, baskets and survival periods to limit the scope and duration of indemnities offered by sellers in an M&A...

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Indemnities: Caps and Baskets
November 5, 2020

Written by Leslie J. Weekes, ICD.D and Paul Klein In addition to the contractual provisions that parties in an M&A Transaction can employ to limit the scope and/or duration of an...

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Construction Law

Bill 37: Proposed Amendments to the Builders' Lien Act
October 22, 2020

Written by Akhil Vohra Bill 37: Builders’ Lien (Prompt Payment) Amendment Act, 2020 ("Bill 37") passed its first reading at the Alberta Legislature yesterday, October 21, 2020. If...

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Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures

Limits on Indemnities in an M&A Agreement
October 20, 2020

Written by Nathan J. Roberts and Kevin M. Horan As we discussed in Part One of “Why you need a well-drafted indemnity clause in your M&A agreement”, a well-drafted indemnity will...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law

Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition: Supreme Court awards significant damages in employment case
October 15, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. and Suzanne M. Porteous  In a ruling that will have significant implications for employment law in Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”)...

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