Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26

Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26

by Richard Harrison The Supreme Court of Canada in Matthews v Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd. (“Matthews”) was asked to determine a terminated employee’s entitlement to a significant bonus payment under a Long Term Incentive Plan (“LTIP”). The Plaintiff argued he was entitled to the bonus a) by virtue of his entitlement to damages that would… Continue reading »

A D&O Refresher: Liability and Recovery in Troubled Times

A D&O Refresher: Liability and Recovery in Troubled Times

By: Robert Stack. May 9, 2020 Introduction Difficult economic times like we are facing now present huge challenges and risks for the people who run public companies. Boards and management must apply complex rules, such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”), in times of great uncertainty and change. The decisions of directors and officers may… Continue reading »

Producing Documents

Producing Documents

If you are a party to a lawsuit, the day will come when your lawyer will tell you two simple-sounding words that feel awful in practice: Produce Documents. If you have experience with litigation, you will likely have some notion of how excruciating that small request can be. Along with undertakings, document disclosure is a… Continue reading »