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  • Equipment purchase scam using the names Stan Walters and ABI Equipment Limited

    Lawyers in Ontario and the U.S. have notified us that they received an email from the purported Stan Walters of ABI Equipment Limited looking to retain them with regards to making a large commercial purchase. This appears to be a bad cheque scam (with a real company likely being impersonated) that p … Read more »

  • Construction Liens: Which Act applies?

    To accompany the blog post originally posted on September 16, entitled Upcoming Changes to the Construction Act , we are pleased to share a detailed flowchart to help you determine which Act applies to your construction law matter. Generally, the old Act will apply where a contract for the improveme … Read more »

  • Tips for navigating the new Simplified Procedure

    Significant changes to the Superior Court Simplified Procedure come into effect on January 1, 2020. Budget Bill 2019 amended section 108 of the Courts of Justice Act to eliminate trials by jury under the Simplified Procedure. Regulatory changes filed October 23, 2019 unveiled significant further cha … Read more »

  • Divorce settlement fraud using the name Jennifer McKoy Moore

    Five Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Jennifer McKoy Moore looking to retain them with regards to a collecting overdue payments resulting from a separation agreement. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance o … Read more »

  • Ontario to increase Small Claims Court limits to $35,000 on January 1, 2020

    Today the Ontario government announced that on January 1, 2020, the claim limit for Smalls Claims Court will increase from $25,000 to $35,000. The move is intended to provide the public with quicker and more affordable Court based dispute resolution for claims up to the new $35,000 limit. The govern … Read more »