When is it appropriate for courts to reject parties’ reasonable settlement agreements? — What are the standards for rejecting such settlements and what are the appropriate steps for a trial judge to take in such circumstances? — When, if ever, is it appropriate for a trial judge to continue to sit on a trial after being privy to the parties’ settlement positions? — granted 01/21/2021 — Supreme Advocacy acted as agent for the Respondent.

Read the lower court decision from the ONCA here.