Court Uses Expanded Fact-Finding Powers to Grant Summary Judgment in Departing Employee Case

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently considered the obligations of departing employees to their former employers with respect to fiduciary duty, confidential information and solicitation of former customers. In OIBC v. KO, Ms. Ko had worked with Overseas Insurance Brokers Corporation (OIBC or Plaintiff) for 23 years as an insurance broker. She gave her…

Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) Webinar: Restrictive Covenants and Injunctions – The Latest on the Law and Practice

Overview Join our webinar to update yourself on key and cutting-edge issues on to restrictive covenants and injunctions including the enforceability of non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality provisions. Our panelists discuss important developments in the enforceability of restrictive covenants, the difference between various injunctions and the corresponding relief and the need to “hit the ground running”…

Stephen Gleave Quoted in The Lawyers Weekly

Hicks Morley’s Stephen Gleave was quoted in the August 22, 2008 edition of The Lawyers Weekly. In an article entitled “$2M for defying non-competition overturned”, Stephen advised that the Court of Appeal’s decision “is important because it sets out the methodology for applying the principle in Elseley that restrictive covenants in employment contracts have to be…