Are you connected with someone that you’ve only known in the digital world, like on social media or via videoconference platforms? Then you meet them in person? Surreal, isn’t it?
Here is a non-exhaustive list of considerations for you, your client and opposing counsel (“OC”) when exploring an arbitrator for a civil dispute in Ontario:
Effective January 1, 2023, Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA” or the “Act”) will no longer apply to employees who are business consultants or information technology consultants, subject to criteria in section 3(7).
If a seller (allegedly) lies to you to entice you to sign a contract to buy their business, will a court prevent you from arguing fraudulent misrepresentation to avoid paying the buyer because the contract contains a clause stating that anything not found within the written contract is of no effect?