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"Deal Privilege" Affirmed As FCA Tax Ruling Rejects Trial Court's Reliance On U.S. Authorities
The Federal Court of Appeal has affirmed that "deal privilege" will continue to protect the sharing of legal advice among parties to a commercial transaction – even where the parties are on opposite sides of the deal.
Canada
20 Mar 2018
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Limits To The Inquiry Powers Of A Regulatory Body In Light Of Lizotte v. Aviva Insurance Company Of Canada
Litigation privilege cannot therefore be abrogated by inference, and clear, explicit and unequivocal language is required in order to lift it."
Canada
16 Jan 2017
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Limits On The Inquiry Powers Of The Syndic Of The Chambre De L'assurance De Dommages
The Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services confers certain inquiry powers on the syndic of the Chambre de l'assurance de dommages.
Canada
26 Feb 2014
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A Friendly Reminder To Be Careful Who You "CC", Especially When It Comes To Terminating Employees
In a somewhat unique case, the Ontario Superior Court confirmed the principle that, even where a document is prima facie privileged as a solicitor-client communication, unfairness can result in the waiver of such privilege.
Canada
26 Mar 2013
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SCC Gets Its Power Lines Crossed On Privacy
This week, the Supreme Court of Canada released a decision that has important implications for the interpretation and application of section 8 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, as well as for privacy law generally.
Canada
5 Dec 2010
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No Privacy In Trash, Supreme Court Holds
This Supreme Court of Canada ruling, which arose in the context of a criminal drug prosecution, underscores the importance of careful disposal of documents containing confidential information or other information that could potentially be embarrassing or damaging to your company's interests.
Canada
15 Apr 2009
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SCC Rules On Electronic Database Copyright Issues
On October 12, 2006, in Robertson v. Thomson Corp., a slim majority of the Supreme Court of Canada held that newspaper publishers are not entitled to republish in certain types of electronic databases articles sourced from freelance journalists, without compensation to and consent of the authors.
Canada
30 Nov 2006
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Legend Requirements for Private Placements of Book-Entry Only Securities
With the coming into force of National Instrument 45-106 - Prospectus and Registration Exemptions, the Canadian Securities Administrators also adopted a number of consequential amendments to various related policies and instruments.
Canada
6 Dec 2005
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The Impact Of The USA PATRIOT Act In Canada
Canadian businesses must consider whether USA PATRIOT Act issues will affect them. This article outlines the relevant provisions of the legislation and analyzes its possible effects north of the border.
Canada
3 Nov 2005
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