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Tort claims arising from deaths of employees

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 20 2012

Lots of black-letter law from the High Court of Australia in Barclay v Penberthy, 2012 HCA 40

No reasonable expectation of privacy in ISP customer information

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2012

The Ontario Court of Appeal has, in R v Ward, 2012 ONCA 660, upheld the protocol between police and internet service providers (ISPs) under which the police request information about an ISP’s customer who is suspected of committing a child pornography offence, but without obtaining a warrant

Take notice of notice provisions

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 20 2012

A dispute over notice provisions in a contract took the parties in Ener-G Holdings plc v Hormell, 2012 EWCA Civ 1059, to the English Court of Appeal, and deprived one of them of a £2 million claim relating to a sale of shares

BC Court of Appeal reverses problematic decision on empty voting

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2012

Telus wanted to consolidate voting and non-voting shares into a single class

Successful class action by municipalities against Lehman Brothers over derivatives

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Australia
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  • November 20 2012

In a long (1,247 paragraphs long) judgment, the Federal Court of Australia has found Lehman Brothers liable to a class of three municipal councils arising from the sale of synthetic collateralised debt obligations (SCDOs), an investment product that Rares J described as essentially ‘a sophisticated bet’ and a bet that went disastrously wrong during the financial crisis of 2007

Does workers’ comp have to pay for your medical marijuana?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2012

Quite possibly, said a Saskatchewan Queen’s Bench judge in Heilman v Workers’ Compensation Board, 2012 SKQB 361

Motion to determine preliminary question of law dismissed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 21 2012

Pfizer brought a motion to have the Court determine a question of law before or at the outset of the trial of the action

Arbitration clause upheld in virtual pets case

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 20 2012

Slide Inc., subsequently acquired by Google, offered consumers the ability to adopt, care for and interact with virtual pets on an online platform

Ontario judge criticises ‘motions culture’ as waste of scarce judicial resources

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2012

Justice David Brown of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice isn’t shy about criticising what he sees as problems with the civil justice system

Costs order can take parties’ financial situation into account, Ontario judge reminds

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 20 2012

Both parties in Thompson v Gilchrist, 2012 ONSC 5154, ‘behaved reasonably throughout’ the proceedings (a custody and access case