Category: Constructive Trust

Michael Binetti speaks at The Canadian Institute’s 21st Annual Advertising and Marketing Law Program - April 18, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Michael Binetti and Robert Finta, Associate General Counsel at TELUS, discussed advertising and marketing law remedies in a panel entitled “Can They Really Do That? Process of Challenging a Competitors Ad.” Issues covered were: Addressing bold advertising statements from competitors Protecting clients’ interests by understanding what it takes to successfully challenge a bogus claim and 
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It’s Fraud Prevention Month – How Can You Protect Yourself From Fraud? - April 17, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Julius Caesar was once warned to beware of the Ides of March. Unfortunately, consumers and businesses are at risk from fraudsters year round, not just in March, which the Competition Bureau has proclaimed to be “Fraud Prevention Month”. Every year since 2004, the Bureau has spent March warning Canadians about fraud and how to combat 
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Marriott-Delta Merger Cleared by the Competition Bureau - April 8, 2015 by zeldalegacy

A major hotel chain merger has been approved by the Competition Bureau. Marriott International, a Maryland-based lodging company with over 4,100 hotels around the world, is buying Delta’s hotels and resorts brand and related business in a 8-million deal. Delta is a Canadian hotel brand that currently operates and franchises 38 properties in more than 30 
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Sun Media Assets Sold to Postmedia Following A Five-Month Review - April 7, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Postmedia’s proposed acquisition of Sun Media’s English-language media assets was recently approved by the Competition Bureau. The 6-million deal was first announced in October 2014, which involved the acquisition of Sun Media’s 175 newspapers and digital publications, including the popular Sun tabloid newspapers in cities such as Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary. After a lengthy 5-month merger review, the Bureau issued a No Action 
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Employee suspension ruled constructive dismissal: Supreme Court - April 1, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Employers would be wise to consider the terms of an employee’s contract before administratively suspending him or her. The Supreme Court of Canada held that administrative suspensions must be both reasonable and justified. Also, employers cannot use an administrative suspension to get around the fact that they no longer intend to be bound by an 
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Michael Binetti quoted in The Financial Post: Hot topics dominate the competition law landscape - March 27, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Michael Binetti, partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, is quoted in the Financial Post/Legal Post article Chambers 2015: Hot topics dominate the competition law landscape, March 25, 2015. “The Bureau reasonably wants to be seen as protecting consumers. They have these new enforcement powers and they are using them.” Read the full article by Mary 
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Michael Osborne and Don Affleck ranked by Chambers Global for Competition/Antitrust Litigation - March 26, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP is proud to congratulate its competition practice leader, W. Michael G. Osborne, FCIArb, and its founding partner (now counsel), Donald S. Affleck, Q.C. on their inclusion in Chambers Global 2015 in the area of Competition/Antitrust: Litigators. Chambers Global editorial states: “Michael Osborne of Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP “is exceptionally bright and capable,” say sources. He stands out for his 
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Michael Osborne to moderate panel on the Interplay between Cartel and Anti-Corruption Enforcement - March 25, 2015 by zeldalegacy

Michael Osborne, partner at Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP, will moderate a panel of leading Canadian and international experts on Navigating the Increasing Complexities in Canadian Cartel Enforcement at the Canadian Bar Association’s 2015 Competition Law Spring Forum, June 9, 2015. For more information or to register, please visit: http://www.cbapd.org/details_en.aspx?id=NA_SPCOMP15
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Defendant’s delay gives Ontario courts jurisdiction under forum of necessity test - March 23, 2015 by zeldalegacy

In January 2010, two plaintiffs commenced an action in Ontario arising from a car accident that had occurred almost two years earlier in Michigan. More than a year after the action was commenced, the defendant moved to dismiss the action on the basis that Ontario courts lacked jurisdiction over a claim that the defendant said should instead be tried in Michigan.
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Ontario Court Quashes Municipal By-Law Forcing Conversion of Taxi Licences - March 19, 2015 by zeldalegacy

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice quashed a resolution of Toronto City Council that required the mandatory conversion of all taxi licences to a new taxi licensing regime on the basis that it was illegally passed. Given the significant impact of that change, the Court exercised its discretion to quash the resolution. The remainder of 
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