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Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Top Five Considerations When Challenging a Tribunal Decision for Unfairness

Marco P. Falco The principle of procedural fairness governs all aspects of tribunal hearings. From the outset of the proceeding, an applicant is entitled to notice o...
Nov 29, 2022
Article

Top things to know if you miss judicial review deadline

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily Most applications for judicial review of an administrative decision in Ontario must be brought within 30 days under ss. 5(1) of Ontario's Judicial Rev...
Nov 24, 2022
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Is it Too Late to Seek Judicial Review of Your Tribunal Decision?

Marco P. Falco Under the Judicial Review Procedure Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.J.1 (the “JRPA”), most applications for judicial review of an administrative decision in Ontar...
Oct 26, 2022
Article

Top four things to know about `good faith' and commercial contracts

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily The Supreme Court of Canada's precedent-setting decision, Bhasin v. Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71, established that all commercial contracts in Canada are bound...
Oct 11, 2022
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What You Need to Know About “Good Faith” and Your Business Contract

Marco P. Falco Since the Supreme Court of Canada’s ground-breaking decision, Bhasin v. Hyrnew, 2014 SCC 71, all commercial contracts in Canada are bound by the princ...
Sep 27, 2022
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Law governing appeals from commercial arbitration needs clarification

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily Ontario courts adopt a deferential posture toward commercial arbitration awards. This approach is consistent with the fundamental principle underlying...
Sep 9, 2022
Aug 29, 2022
Article

What you now need to know about administrative delay

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily Excessive delay in an administrative process can have a major impact on the parties affected. Delay affects a party's psychological well-being, underm...
Aug 11, 2022
Article

Considerations Before Seeking Judicial Review Checklist (ON)

Marco P. Falco LexisNexis Canada's Practice Guidance tool This checklist identifies some of the most important factors an applicant should consider when deciding to pursue judicial review in the Ontario Divis...
Aug 3, 2022
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Top 5 Lessons You Now Need to Learn About Administrative Delay

Marco P. Falco The delay in a regulatory or administrative process can have a profound impact on the parties affected. Delay hinders a party’s psychological well-...
Jul 25, 2022
Article

Top four factors to consider when appealing commercial arbitration awards

Marco P. Falco The Lawyers’ Daily There are two main goals to commercial arbitration: efficiency and finality. The purpose is to ensure that a matter is brought to final resolution, wi...
Jul 19, 2022
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Top 4 Considerations When Appealing Commercial Arbitration Awards

Marco P. Falco Commercial arbitration has two primary goals: efficiency and finality. Parties who enter into private domestic arbitration do so in part to avoid t...
Jul 12, 2022
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Claims Against Related Non-Parties to a Joint Venture Agreement: What You Need to Know

Marco P. Falco, Michael Tamblyn and Aleksandar Jovanovic Parties who enter into joint venture / development agreements (“JDA”) are often contractually bound by dispute resolution processes, such as arbitrati...
Jun 8, 2022
May 31, 2022
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​Top 4 considerations when seeking a stay pending appeal, judicial review

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily ​In Ontario, the issue of whether a decision or order is stayed pending an appeal or judicial review depends on the interaction of several statutes an...
May 31, 2022
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Stays Pending Appeal and Judicial Review: What You Need to Know

Marco P. Falco The commencement of an appeal or application for judicial review may not stop the enforcement of the lower Court or tribunal’s order. In Ontario, th...
May 25, 2022
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Civil Appeals and Judicial Reviews: Common Mistakes and Pitfalls

Marco P. Falco LexisNexis Canada Inc. On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022, Marco Falco presented an Education Program with the Toronto Lawyers Association and LexisNexis Canada about the most comm...
May 6, 2022
Article

‘Boomerang’ summary judgment motion: What you need to know

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily In its revolutionary 2014 decision, Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a judicial call-to-arms to all litigators: to t...
Apr 27, 2022
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What You Need to Know About “Boomerang” Summary Judgment Motions

Marco P. Falco In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada in Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7, issued a clarion call requiring civil actions to be resolved by way of summary...
Apr 5, 2022
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When to seek security for costs on appeal

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily Canadian appellate courts are reluctant to have an appeal dismissed without a full hearing on the merits. That being said, where an appeal has little ...
Mar 23, 2022
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Why Seek Security for Costs on Appeal?

Marco P. Falco Appellate Courts in Canada have limited tools at their disposal to discourage frivolous appeals. Broadly speaking, Courts are reluctant to have an app...
Mar 8, 2022
Article

Top five considerations before seeking judicial review in Ontario

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer's Daily Judicial review is the process by which an applicant challenges state action made by a tribunal or other government actor in court.
Feb 17, 2022
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