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- The WSIB’s Rate Framework is Changing
On January 1, 2020, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (the “WSIB”) will implement a new rate framework, and will move from its current business classification structure to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS is an industry classification system used across Can … Read more »
- Is There Coverage for a Cancelled Policy?
In this recent 2019 summary judgment decision of the Ontario Superior Court in Dawson v. Co-operators General Insurance Company, the Court had to decide whether there was coverage for property damage due to fire, to a property that had not been insured for eight years! Yes – you read that correctly … Read more »
- Ontario Superior Court Recognizes That a CPL Should Only Be Granted When Other Remedies Would Not Be Effective
A certificate of pending litigation (CPL) is a useful tool used by parties when there is a dispute regarding real property. If granted, a CPL is registered against the title to the property, thereby letting anyone interested in it know that there is a legal proceeding attached to the property. A C … Read more »
- Case in Point: The Case of the Glitters
Our Case in Point series is a monthly blog written by David Shlagbaum, Senior Counsel/Facilitator and the Head of Pallett Valo’s Family Business Law Group. His series presents case studies focused on real life challenges faced by Family Businesses and Private Enterprises. While David regularly deals … Read more »
- HST Issues in Commercial Real Estate Transactions: Assigning vs. Directing Title
HST errors result in disastrous problems for vendors in commercial real estate transactions because they are costly, as they invariably involve 13% of the purchase price. When the purchase price is relatively low (such as $300,000.00), a potential HST mistake has a correlatively lessened monetary ef … Read more »
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