Breach of Contract or Insider Trading?

A complicated case being heard in Toronto courts boils down to basic breach of contract issues – or so the respondents are arguing. The high profile insider trading case involves charges by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) against Jowdat Waheed and his partner Bruce Walter. Waheed worked as a consultant for Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation … Read More…

Independent Contractor Agreements

A recent case involving insurance sales brokers clarifies some of the issues surrounding the termination of independent contractor agreements and ownership of the individual agent’s book of business. The Ontario Appeals Court upheld the original judge’s decision in a case that involved two defendants. Both began working as sales agents for a small insurance brokerage … Read More…