Category: Corporate Law

The Corporate Veil Comes at a Cost: Shareholder Claims Against Third-Parties

In Brunette v Legault Joly Thiffault, 2018 SCC 55 [Brunette], the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) clarified a long-standing rule that bars shareholders from bringing a cause of action against...

SCC to Consider Multinational Corporate Accountability in Araya v Nevsun: A Q&A with Plaintiffs’ Counsel

In January 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”), will be hearing an appeal of Araya v Nevsun, 2017 BCCA 401 [Nevsun], which involves a group of Eritrean plaintiffs who filed a...