Monthly Archives: October 2014

Does a Failed Tax Receipt Constitute Unjust Enrichment?

In the recently released decision Neville v National Foundation for Christian Leadership, 2014 BCCA 38 [Neville], the British Columbia Court of Appeal considered whether a failed tax receipt constitutes unjust enrichment. The Nevilles participated in a program …

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Trustees Take Note – Context is Key when Interpreting a Settlor’s Intention; Broad Discretion is Not a Shield

In July of this year, the B.C. Court of Appeal released its decision in Miles v. Vince, 2014 BCCA 289. The court removed and replaced a lay trustee for failing to meet the “prudent investor” standard set out in …

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