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High bar for bifurcation

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 24 2014

An application for leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada from the decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in Lakhoo v Lakhoo was recently

Bouzari v. Bahremani: security for costs not ordered against foreign-resident appellant-defendant

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 22 2014

Orders for security for costs on appeals seek to ensure that a respondent is not forced to successfully respond to an appeal, only to be unable to

US Supreme Court clarifies law on warrantless cell phone searches. Will the Supreme Court of Canada follow?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Lower courts in both Canada and the US have been deeply divided on the application of their respective Supreme Courts' precedents on whether the

R. v. Nichols Gravel Ltd.: appellate jurisdiction on a second appeal from Provincial Offences Act conviction

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 15 2014

Whether appeals from Ontario Court of Justice decisions under the Provincial Offences Act are to be brought to the Court of Appeal or Superior Court

Does waiting to seek legal advice delay the start of the limitations clock? Court of Queen's Bench says no

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

In Nipshank v Trimble, 2014 ABQB 120 (the "Decision"), the Court of Queen's Bench assessed whether or not Section 3(1)(a)(iii) of the Limitations Act

The tort of intrusion upon seclusion meets class action certification: part I

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 2 2014

In Evans v Bank of Nova Scotia ("Evans")1, the Ontario Supreme Court certified a class action proceeding for allegations concerning a breach of

D.G. v. A.F.: best interests of children to be considered in deciding whether to grant extension of time to appeal refusal to set aside dismissal for delay

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 2 2014

D.G. V. A.F., released by Justice Lauwers of the Ontario Court of Appeal on May 28, 2014, considered the test to apply when a litigant in the Court

Regulatory proceedings and litigation privilege: ‘zone of privacy’ bolstered in Alberta

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 19 2014

Litigation privilege applies to regulatory proceedings where the consequences of the proceedings are significant, and the privilege cannot be

Can sharing documents waive privilege?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia, Canada
  • -
  • June 5 2014

Lawyer, Lucinda Carter looks at the recent decision in Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd v Pacific Equity Partners Pty Limited (No 2) 2014 FCA 481

Your partners are not your employees: Supreme Court of Canada clarifies the application of the controldependency test

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 23 2014

In 2009, John McCormick, an equity partner in the law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (the "Firm") filed a complaint with the British Columbia