A meditation on abandonment. Also a comparison of section 47 and rule 20 applications.
Lessons Learned Do not assume that because a closely-related matter is working its way through the appellate courts that the limitation period in your
Lessons Learned No decision better demonstrates the bow wave of unnecessary destruction and expense that expands in the wake of emotionally-fuelled squabbling. It destroys
In a recent English decision, the court held that the commencement of an arbitration by the claimant could also amounted to the commencement of the
In R & G Draper Farms (Keswick) Ltd. v. 1758691 Ontario Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal recently held that an Ontario court has no
The articles on this site have often alerted the readers to the hidden dangers of mediation and negotiation clauses in construction contracts. The principle danger
Mediation seems like apple juice: no harm in taking it and it might do some good. But mediation has a trap: — the limitation period.
One challenge facing a party to an arbitration clause is preserving a claim against the running of the limitation period. Starting the wrong claim may
In previous articles I have warned readers about the dangers of the limitation period in relation to arbitration claims. You can look at my prior