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Emerging Issue – Real Estate Law

In the case of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), [2022] O.J. No. 4746, Sleep Country Holdings Canada issued an application to the court and sought a court order to rectify an agreement between Sleep Canada Holdings Inc and Sleep Country Canada Inc. The agreement was intended to affect a share exchange between the two entities. However, there were multiple errors in the body of these agreements/documents, and thus the parties sought a court order for rectification of those documents. The Lawyer’s Daily article listed below provides a summary of the application.

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Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), [2022] O.J. No. 4746 CORPORATIONS - Rectification of records - Standing - Compensation for loss The Lawyers Daily article link N/A
Practice Note – Remedies: Rectification and Recission Intelligize PDF download 
Mistake In Contracting (MacDougall) – Chapter 5 Rectification: Introduction Practical Guidance PDF download 
Legislation – Courts of Justice Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.43, s. 96 Lexis+ link PDF download 
Market Standards – Share Purchase/Sales: Consumer products (Household): Income Tax Section 85(1) Practical Guidance link PDF download 

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