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Hesje v. Law Society of Saskatchewan

  • Harper Grey LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2015

Lawyer found guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer after he lost touch with his pro bono client and was unable to reach him when the plaintiff

Solicitor-client privilege trumps federal anti-terrorist laws

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 23 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada recently struck down sections of the federal terrorist financing and money laundering law because it violated

Supreme Court of Canada upholds solicitor-client privilege settling a 15 year dispute

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2015

On February 13, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released a ruling in Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada

Canada - Supreme Court releases two decisions on the role of privacy in state investigations

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada (“Court”) contribute to the growing Canadian case

SCC recognizes a lawyer’s duty of commitment to the client’s cause

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

In a decision released on Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized a new principle of fundamental justice: a lawyer's duty of commitment to

When is incivility professional misconduct? The appeal decision in Groia v. The Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

On Feb. 2, 2015, the Ontario Divisional Court rejected Joseph Groia’s appeal of professional misconduct findings that have been the subject of much

The test for uncivil conduct in litigation

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 9 2015

The Divisional Court released its reasons respecting the Law Society of Upper Canada's disciplinary proceeding against Joseph Groia on February 2

Respondents in conspiracy prosecution have right to information obtained under Competition Bureau's Immunity and Leniency Programs

  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 6 2015

On February 4, 2015, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled that relevant factual information proffered to the Crown in order to qualify for

Factual information provided in the proffer stage of co-operation with the Competition Bureau must be disclosed to criminal defendants

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 5 2015

The Competition Bureau’s Immunity and Leniency Programs (the “Programs") are a critical component of the Bureau’s investigative toolbox, as they

R. V. Catton: Ontario Court of Appeal considers remedies when verdicts found to be irreconcilably inconsistent

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 30 2015

In his January 14, 2015 decision in R. V. Catton, Justice Doherty, on behalf of a unanimous Ontario Court of Appeal, found a conviction on one count