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The right to a jury trial
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

"The right to a jury trial is a fundamental, substantive right that should not be interfered with except for very cogent reasons." In most personal


Solicitor-client privilege: the Quebec securities regulator can summon in-house counsel to testify in an investigation
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

On July 16, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) denied leave to appeal to an in-house counsel (referred to as Ms. X to protect her identity) in


Redraft choice of law clauses to avoid unpleasant surprises
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2015

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited, 2015 ONSC 3824


Divisional Court upholds the Law Society of Upper Canada’s decision regarding Trinity Western University
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2015

On July 2, 2015, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in TrinityWestern University & Braydon Volkenant v. The Law Society of Upper


R. v. Rutigliano: when an appeal itself is an abuse of process
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s June 22, 2015 decision in R. v. Rutigliano considers when an appeal itself will be an abuse of process. The accused


Accountants, lawyers and privilege
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 28 2015

In light of the recent Tax Court of Canada decision, Zeldap Corporation v. Her Majesty the Queen, ("Zeldap"), this paper discusses the concept of


The “bright line” rule is dimmed by the Alberta Court of Appeal in Statesman
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2015

Joint retainers are common in modern legal practice. But what happens when a dispute is brewing between two parties represented by the same law firm


Counsel-expert communications: everything old is new again
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

In December 2014, we had left off with the Ontario Superior Court, in Moore v Getahun ("Getahun"), having decided that the historically accepted


Is solicitor-client privilege for tax lawyers under threat?
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • Canada
  • May 11 2015

A recent case out of the Federal Court is causing a stir in the tax community. In Canada (National Revenue) v. Revcon Oilfield Constructors


Ontario Court of Appeal clarifies procedures for communicating with expert witnesses
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • May 11 2015

In Moore v. Getahun (2015 ONCA 55), the Ontario Court of Appeal recently provided much needed clarification to the limits governing appropriate