What Is Unjust Enrichment and How Can It Affect My Property Rights?

When people think of property rights between individuals, often¬†matrimonial disputes come to mind. In Ontario, only married couples have a right to what is called "equalization of net family properties" as provided for under the¬†Family Law Act. For unmarried couples, any right to the property of the other spouse after a breakdown of the relationship … Continue reading What Is Unjust Enrichment and How Can It Affect My Property Rights?

Oppression Remedies – A Matter of Substance Over Form

Both the Canada Business Corporations Act and the Business Corporations Act in Ontario provide for an oppression remedy available to any of a corporation's shareholders, directors, creditors or officers as a result of unfairly prejudicial or oppressive conduct of the corporation. Recently, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Menillo v. Intramodal Inc., … Continue reading Oppression Remedies – A Matter of Substance Over Form