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Good brief summary of requirements for Anton Piller and Norwich Pharmacal orders
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

Perell J of the Ontario SCJ provides another of his potted summaries of the law in Bergmanis v Diamond & Diamond, 2012 ONSC 5762, this time on the


Electronic document doesn’t qualify as holograph will
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

Denis Bellemore and Sylvie Dussault maintained somewhat independent lives but were in some kind of relationship when he died in 2009. Bellemore also had


Out of time to recover misappropriated sheep but not their progeny
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

Not a case of sheep-rustling exactly, but its modern equivalent. YYH Holdings acquired 16 rare Awassi sheep from the liquidators of their owner, Awassi


UK Supreme Court complicates international insolvencies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • December 19 2012

The central question in Rubin v Eurofinance SA, 2012 UKSC 46, was whether the English courts ought to recognise the order or judgment of a foreign court


No mitigation, no specific performance
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

An important point from the Supremes in Southcott Estates Inc v Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2012 SCC 51. Southcott Estates, a single-purpose


Regulatory investigator’s summons power upheld as constitutional
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

Sazant, a doctor, challenged the constitutional validity of a College investigator's power of summons under the Health Professions Procedural Code, a


Is it ‘unprofessional’ to be a drug addict?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

No, argued two nurses who were disciplined for stealing narcotics from the hospital dispensary and for falsifying records: Wright v College and


Illegality defence fails because illegal acts incidental to main contract
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2012

'Illegality and the law of contract is notoriously knotty territory', says Sir Robin Jacob in ParkingEye Ltd v Somerfield Stores Ltd, 2012 EWCA Civ 1338


Environmental liability in a CCAA proceeding
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 13 2012

In Newfoundland and Labrador v. AbitibiBowater Inc., 2012 SCC 67, the Supreme Court of Canada was called upon to consider whether orders issued by a


Receiver not required to produce documents to a party without a specific purpose related to the receivership
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2012

The OSC brought proceedings against Peter Sbaraglia, alleging that he was involved in a Ponzi scheme. A court-appointed receiver was also investigating