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Confidentiality Clauses: the Jan Wong Case

. . .  I can’t disclose the amount of money I received I’d just been paid a pile of money to go away . . . Two weeks later a big fat check landed in my account. Even with a vastly swollen bank account . . . Introduction Almost all lawsuits are settled or abandoned. […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Andrew Broschinski
Andrew Broschinski is a student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
 

Whiten v Pilot Insurance

Insurance contracts … are sold by the insurance industry and purchased by members of the public for peace of mind. The more devastating the loss, the more the insured may be at the financial mercy of the insurer, and the more difficult it may be to challenge a wrongful refusal to pay the claim. Deterrence is required. The […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Carl Walter
Carl Walker earned his BComm degree from the Haskayne School of Business.
 

Danny Li
Danny Li earned his BComm degree from the Haskayne School of Business.
 

Compelled Expression

The core values which free expression promotes include self-fulfilment, participation in social and political decision-making, and the communal exchange of ideas. Free speech protects human dignity and the right to think and reflect freely on one’s circumstances and condition. It allows a person to speak not only for the sake of expression itself, but also […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Bad Behaviour 4.0: Employees getting away with . . .

If an employee has been guilty of serious misconduct, habitual neglect of duty, incompetence, or conduct incompatible with his duties, or prejudicial to the employer’s business, or if he has been guilty of willful disobedience to the employer’s orders in a matter of substance, the law recognizes the employer’s right summarily to dismiss the delinquent […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

James Ragan
James Ragan earned an MBA at the Haskayne School of Business.
 

Police Demanding Evidence from Journalists: The Vice Media Case

Introduction How do police detect crimes? Like us, the police do not see many crimes taking place when they are walking or driving around. They become aware of crimes when people report them. They occasionally detect crimes online. Some people communicate with journalists to publicize their criminal activities to the world. These are often riveting […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Carter Czaikowski
Carter Czaikowski is a student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
 

Marcus Smith
Marcus Smith is a student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
 


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