When crowdfunding goes wrong: how platforms handle fundraiser disputes

When Tara Reed first began her crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, she had high hopes that it would help her achieve her dream - to self-publish her book. In March, the Toronto-area writer launched

Published on: August 2nd, 2013 Candice So

Small businesses part of the growing telecom complaints

When small businesses want to complain about their phone service, there is one organization that always has to listen.After an “extensive review,” the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS) got the renewed

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Briony Smith

Canadian “conflict management” institute could prevent costly litigation

It might sound strange that a commercial lawyer wants companies to spend less on legal fees – but that’s exactly what Paul LaBarge hopes to accomplish by starting the Canadian Institute for Conflict

Published on: February 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Settling technology disputes out of court better and cheaper

See you in court. It's a phrase nobody likes to hear, and one that should be used less in the technology sector, say lawyers with experience in arbitration and mediation.These alternative dispute resolution

Published on: March 24th, 2008 Grant Buckler