Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corp. Mergers & Acquisitions, [2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 938

JurisdictionBritish Columbia
CourtSupreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
JudgeWatchuk, J.
Citation[2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 938,[2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 938 (SC),2014 BCSC 938
Subject MatterEMPLOYMENT LAW,DAMAGES
Date29 May 2014
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23 practice notes
  • Steinebach v. Clean Energy Compression Corp., 2015 BCSC 460
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • March 25, 2015
    ...determine an appropriate length of notice were recently summarized in Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corporation Mergers and Acquisitions , 2014 BCSC 938: [35] The general principles governing the assessment of reasonable notice are well established. The purpose of reasonable notice is to prov......
  • Hall v. Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc., 2015 BCCA 291
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • June 4, 2015
    ...2 B.C.L.R.(2d) 33 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 24]. Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corp. Mergers & Acquisitions, [2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 938; 2014 BCSC 938, refd to. [para. Creston Moly Corp. v. Sattva Capital Corp. (2014), 461 N.R. 335; 358 B.C.A.C. 1; 614 W.A.C. 1; 2014 SCC 53, appld. [para. 26......
  • Greenlees v. Starline Windows Ltd., 2018 BCSC 1457
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • August 29, 2018
    ...the assessment of reasonable notice were summarized by Watchuk J., in Ostrow v Abacus Management Corporation Mergers and Acquisitions, 2014 BCSC 938 at paras. [35] The general principles governing the assessment of reasonable notice are well established. The purpose of reasonable notice is ......
  • Wiltse v. Seastar Chemicals ULC, 2020 BCSC 658
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • April 29, 2020
    ...in claiming a pro rata entitlement to bonus monies for 2019 – principally Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corp. Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014 BCSC 938, and Gillies v. Goldman Sachs Canada Inc., 2001 BCCA 683 – contained no such language. The terms of the contract must prevail in determining ......
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21 cases
  • Steinebach v. Clean Energy Compression Corp., 2015 BCSC 460
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • March 25, 2015
    ...determine an appropriate length of notice were recently summarized in Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corporation Mergers and Acquisitions , 2014 BCSC 938: [35] The general principles governing the assessment of reasonable notice are well established. The purpose of reasonable notice is to prov......
  • Hall v. Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc., 2015 BCCA 291
    • Canada
    • British Columbia Court of Appeal (British Columbia)
    • June 4, 2015
    ...2 B.C.L.R.(2d) 33 (S.C.), refd to. [para. 24]. Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corp. Mergers & Acquisitions, [2014] B.C.T.C. Uned. 938; 2014 BCSC 938, refd to. [para. Creston Moly Corp. v. Sattva Capital Corp. (2014), 461 N.R. 335; 358 B.C.A.C. 1; 614 W.A.C. 1; 2014 SCC 53, appld. [para. 26......
  • Greenlees v. Starline Windows Ltd., 2018 BCSC 1457
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • August 29, 2018
    ...the assessment of reasonable notice were summarized by Watchuk J., in Ostrow v Abacus Management Corporation Mergers and Acquisitions, 2014 BCSC 938 at paras. [35] The general principles governing the assessment of reasonable notice are well established. The purpose of reasonable notice is ......
  • Wiltse v. Seastar Chemicals ULC, 2020 BCSC 658
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court of British Columbia (Canada)
    • April 29, 2020
    ...in claiming a pro rata entitlement to bonus monies for 2019 – principally Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corp. Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014 BCSC 938, and Gillies v. Goldman Sachs Canada Inc., 2001 BCCA 683 – contained no such language. The terms of the contract must prevail in determining ......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Non-Competition Provision Results In Increased Notice Period
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • March 2, 2015
    ...the recent case of Ostrow v. Abacus Management Corporation Mergers and Acquisitions, 2014 BCSC 938, the B.C. Supreme Court followed an approach taken in a small handful of cases (predominantly out of Ontario but including an appellate case out of B.C.) and confirmed that a non-competition p......
  • Non-Competition Clause May Increase Reasonable Notice Period
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • August 29, 2014
    ...to find alternative work and ultimately the length of the reasonable notice period awarded at trial. In Ostrow v. Abacus Management, 2014 BCSC 938 (CanLII), the plaintiff, a specialist in international and U.S. tax, had been employed with Abacus for five months at the time of the terminatio......

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