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Court of Queen’s Bench Confirms that Privilege May Apply to Workplace Accident Investigation

Canada - May 25 2016 In a recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Alberta v Suncor Energy Inc, 2016 ABQB 264, the Court confirmed that even though there is

Case Alert: Campbell v. Bruce (County), 2016 ONCA 371

Canada - May 19 2016 The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld the Trial Judge's decision in Campbell v. Bruce (County), 2015 ONSC 230. The plaintiff's claim arose from a

Bank Entitled to Require Probated Will Before Releasing Assets

Canada - May 18 2016 In-house counsel often ask us whether they should require a probated Will before releasing assets or cash to the executor of a deceased customer. The

A finding of a settlement agreement is overturned because counsel did not have the authority to bind his client

Canada - May 25 2016 The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned the earlier finding that Allergan and Apotex had settled their patent infringement litigation (2015 FC

In-camera board meetings what are they good for?

Canada - June 29 2011 Most people involved in organizations know that board meetings should be held regularly in order to ensure proper governance and adequate communication opportunities within the organization

FinTech Market Study May Lead to Important Regulatory Changes in Canada

Canada - May 30 2016 The Canadian Competition Bureau has launched a market study into technology-led innovation and emerging services in the Canadian financial services

Pension Risk Management: Financial Risks

Canada - May 30 2016 Risk management relating to pension plans has been a much-discussed topic among plan sponsors and administrators in recent years, particularly after

Canadian Sentenced to Three Years in U.S. for "Sanction-Busting"

Canada, USA - May 30 2016 A Canadian citizen was sentenced on Monday, May 23, 2016 to three years imprisonment in a United States penitentiary for shipping prohibited goods to

Court of Appeal Stays Judgment in Livent, Pending Application for Leave to Appeal to SCC

Canada - May 28 2016 On May 24, 2016, the Ontario Court of Appeal issued the latest decision in the ongoing Livent legal saga. Some two years previously, Gans J. Of the

Cybersecurity Guidance From Investment Industry Organization

Canada, USA - May 27 2016 Cyber risk management is an increasingly important challenge for organizations of all kinds. The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA"