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David N. Vaillancourt

David N. Vaillancourt

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

David's practice expertise focuses on all matters of Commercial and Civil Litigation, Competition and Administrative Law.

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It’s no lie: Supreme Court recognizes contractual duty of good faith

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew significantly evolves the common law of contract by recognizing a general common law duty of good faith contractual performance, and ... [more] Full article

Shareholder spat leaves plaintiffs with no remedy, and an order to pay $2.7 million in costs

The case of Harris v. Leikin Group Inc. provides another illustration of the messy, and costly, fallout that can occur when there is a dispute within a successful family business. [more] Full article

Class Curtailed – U.S. Settlement Results in Significant Amendment to Class Definition in IMAX

Plaintiff class action lawyers were unable to convince the Divisional Court to grant leave to appeal an earlier decision of the Superior Court of Justice in which Justice van Rensberg significantly reduced the size of the plaintiff class in Silver v. IMAX. [more] Full article

Out of Time – Investment Dealer’s Claim for Indemnity against Investment Advisor Barred by Statute of Limitations

The Court of Appeal has recently held that the limitation period to bring an action enforcing a contractual right to indemnity starts to run on the date that a party ... [more] Full article

Reliance loses bid to end abuse of dominance case

A recent Competition Tribunal decision was cold comfort for hot water heater supplier Reliance Comfort Limited Partnership. The Tribunal dismissed Reliance’s attack on the Commissioner of Competition’s pleadings. The Tribunal ... [more] Full article


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