Top Five Court Decisions with a Significant Impact on Business

The Supreme Court of Canada and the Alberta Court of Appeal issued a number of decisions over the past five years that have significantly impacted businesses and commercial disputes. This seminar will provide a thoughtful update with respect to significant cases including:

  • The Court of Appeal of Alberta’s decision in EnCana dealing with contractual interpretation
  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Clyde River and Chippewas of the Thames, where duty to consult with aboriginal groups is not satisfied, and guidance on what practices are sufficient to meet consultation requirements
  • The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Lapointe regarding choice of forum in commercial disputes involving international elements
  • The Supreme Court’s decision in Bhasin dealing with organizing principle of good faith
  • The Supreme Court of Canada’s companion decisions in Lizotte and Alberta Privacy Commissioner, and the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision in Iggillis, regarding litigation privilege and solicitor-client privilege

Speakers

Agenda

  • Breakfast and Registration: 7:30 – 8 a.m.
  • Presentations: 8 – 9 a.m.

Where

Calgary Petroleum Club
Devonian Room
319 – 5th Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta (Map)

If you would like more information about this seminar, please contact Becky Freeman by email.

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