News Andrew Frei recently spoke at the International Bar Association 2014 Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan.

Andrew spoke on "Entrepreneurial Environment: Finding and Using Innovation Clusters to Build Start-Ups", as part of a joint panel of the Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee and the Young Lawyers Committee of the International Bar Association at the IBA Annual...

Understanding Vacation Entitlements in Ontario
Understanding vacation entitlements under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 can be confusing for employers. Vacation pay and vacation time are two separate issues in Ontario. Most employees are entitled to vacation pay, which must be at least four per cent of the employee’s gross wages earned in...
One Step Forward in the LRP Process: Qualified Applicants List has been Released
Large Renewal Procurement  In June 2012, the Ontario Minister of Energy directed the Ontario Power Authority (the “OPA”) to begin development of what is now known as the Large Renewable Procurement (the “LRP”). The LRP is a competitive process for the procurement of large renewable energy...
Restricting Employee Competition with Former Employers
Non-competition and non-solicitation clauses in employment contracts (collectively referred to as “restrictive covenants”) can be a source of frustration and uncertainty for employers and employees alike. As a general rule, courts in Canada are reluctant to enforce employment contract clauses...