Leading Cases & Statutes

Take a look at the most influential cases and relevant statutes on key business topics.

1. Arbitration

2. Buyouts

(a)           Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 57, ss. 227, 324 and 325

(b)           Kinzie v. Dells Holdings Ltd., 2010 BCSC 1360

(c)           Stewart v. Blackwell, 2015 BCSC 2291

3. Collecting A Judgment

(a)           Supreme Court Civil Rules, B.C. Reg. 168/2009

(b)           Court Order Enforcement Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 78

(c)           Court Order Interest Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 79

(d)           Examination in Aid of Execution:

(i)         Advance Magazine Publishers Inc. v. Fleming, 2002 BCSC 995

(ii)        Bagash v. Burns, 2005 BCSC 213

(e)           Subpoena to Debtor:

(i)         Bank of Montreal v. Monsell (1984), 58 B.C.L.R. 11 (S.C.)

(ii)        Koehl v. Yakubowich, 2006 BCSC 1170

4. Contracts with Suppliers and Third Parties

5. Debt Collections

6. Derivative Actions

(a)           Holdyk v. Adolf, 2012 BCCA 37

(b)           Luft v. Ball, 2013 BCSC 574

7. Family Business

8. 50 / 50 Shareholders

9. Franchise

10. Garnishment

11. Inheriting Shares

12. Injunctions

13. Joint Venture

14. Real Estate & Commercial Leasing

14.0      Real Estate & Commercial Leasing

(a)           Homeowner Protection Act [SBC 1998] c.31

(b)           Law and Equity Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 253

(c)           Real Estate Development Marketing Act, S.B.C. 2004 c. 41

(d)          Rent Distress Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 403

14.1       Commercial Leasing Disputes

(a)           Delane Industry Co. v. PCI Properties Corp., 2014 BCCA 285

(b)          389079 B.C. Ltd. v. Coast Hotels Ltd. (1998), 63 B.C.L.R. (3d) 359 (S.C.)

14.2       Real Estate Development Marketing Act

(a)          Mazarei v. Icon Omega Developments Ltd., 2012 BCSC 673

(b)          Chen v. West Georgia Development Limited Partnership, 2017 BCSC 1293

15. Minority Shareholder

(a)           Business Corporations Act, S.B.C. 2002, c. 57, ss. 227, 324 and 325

(b)           BCE Inc. v. 1976 Debentureholders, 2008 SCC 69

(c)           Stahlke v. Stanfield, 2010 BCCA 603

16. Oppression Remedies

17. Partnership