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UPDATED – Are You an American Citizen, Resident in Canada, Canadian Homeowner? Read On!!

January 23, 2015
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UPDATED

If you are an American citizen, but resident in Canada who owns a home in Canada, you may be subject to a significant tax hit.  Over the past several years, there has been significant media coverage and numerous articles concerning the I.R.S.’ targeting of American […]

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Anti-spam rules: There’s more to come

January 8, 2015
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Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into effect on July 1, 2014. It may affect you whether or not you are located in Canada, and whether or not you are spammer.  The effect of the wide-sweeping legislation impacts a number of your regular business activities including […]

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Can a Developer-Appointed Board of Directors Agree to Cap Developer’s Own Liability?  — Buyers Take Note!

January 5, 2015
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A recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal answers an interesting question, and one that will be of interest to potential buyers of a new condominium unit.  The question was this:
Is it appropriate and legal for a Board of Directors to agree to limit the developer […]

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Is There a Duty of Good Faith in Contract? – The Supreme Court (Finally) Speaks Out

December 14, 2014
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Until recently, the Canadian law of contract has been reluctant to confirm an important and often-litigated point:   Whether the parties to the contract have an affirmative duty to each other to be honest and act in good faith towards each other.  Until now, the answer has been […]

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