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Lawson Lundell LLP
In its first of two companion decisions on anti-SLAPP suit motions, the Supreme Court of Canada in Pointes Protection confirmed the test to be applied (as set out in our first blog here).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
When your organization is addressing a cyber-attack or other data breach, protecting privilege is crucial. In the aftermath of a data breach, events can move very quickly.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The recent decision of the Divisional Court in Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. v. Kunicyn has clarified the test for the very narrow future crimes/fraud exception to solicitor-client privilege.
Siskinds LLP
Budgeting, spending and saving are top of mind for many people and businesses this year. In these uncertain times we are all looking for ways to economize.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In May 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal (CA) released its decision in Phoa v Ley, 2020 ABCA 195. The decision, upholding an order to strike parts
Stikeman Elliott LLP
En mai 2020, la Cour d'appel de l'Alberta a publié sa décision Phoa v. Ley, 2020 ABCA 195. La décision, qui confirme une ordonnance de radiation de certaines parties d'un affidavit, donne des
Gardiner Roberts LLP
In Niu v. Cao, 2020 ONSC 5407 (CanLII), an Ontario real estate agent was permitted to proceed with a defamation claim stemming from online postings maligning her professional reputation.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On September 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released long-awaited decisions interpreting and applying Ontario's anti-SLAPP legislation, in the companion cases of 1704604...
Rogers Partners LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has released two decisions interpreting the test on a motion to dismiss under s. 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act, known as the anti-SLAPP legislation.
Bennett Jones LLP
On September 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered judgment in Bent v Platnick, 2020 SCC 23.
On September 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released two eagerly awaited decisions interpreting section 137.1 to 137.5 of the Courts of Justice Act (CJA)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Please find below our summaries of the civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal for Ontario during the week of August 24 to 28, 2020. There was a plethora of decisions released.
McLeish Orlando LLP
"Repeated delays and failures to comply with procedural orders affect not only the parties to the action. They significantly increase the cost of the administration
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le privilège relatif au litige : une nouvelle exception au Québec visant les rapports obtenus à la suite de l'examen médical d'un travailleur.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Prior to COVID-19, examinations for discovery typically took place in a small boardroom with various lawyers, a witness and a transcriptionist in close quarters.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
1. Involve counsel early, and often, to maintain privilege and reduce risk. 2. Take key steps to mitigate risk, including preserving records, interviewing witnesses, and notifying insurers.
McLeish Orlando LLP
Given the continued suspension of operations of Ontario courts and tribunals,[1] the Advocates' Society recently issued a guide to Best Practices for Remote Hearings. As the Ontario Superior Court has recently ordered examinations ...
Lenczner Slaght
Electronic filing, remote discoveries and examinations, and video-conference hearings are some of the ways litigation has adapted to the current COVID-19 emergency.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
For many in-house counsel, document management and production in the context of legal disputes are significant challenges.
Siskinds LLP
The legal landscape is changing: an examination for discovery has been ordered to proceed by way of video-conferencing in Arconti v. Smith 2020 ONSC 2782.
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