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Facebook defamation case awards significant damages

Canada - April 25 2016 Given the ease and encouragement of sharing on Facebook and other social media, the risk of harm, and subsequent substantial legal damages, may be…

Top Tips to Avoid Liability for Blogs and other Online Publications

Canada - June 24 2016 Many companies encourage employees to blog or otherwise engage customers through social media. While at times providing effective means of marketing…

Collateral damage: the Supreme Court clarifies claims for “unlawful interference with economic relations”

Canada - February 14 2014 When the actions of a person directed at your customer, client, supplier, or other person connected to your business, indirectly harms your business…

Lenders: be aware of potentially shorter limitation periods for enforcing demand loans

Canada - July 20 2015 Are you a lender of a demand loan? The time limit you have to enforce payment of the loan may be shorter than expected pursuant to British Columbia's…

Cherie Mah, Parisa Gerami.

Supreme Court of Canada decision cautions lawyers, banks, brokers, and other third parties holding funds subject to freezing injunction

Canada - April 20 2015 Carey v. Laiken 2015 SCC 17 a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision, found a lawyer in contempt of court for returning funds to his client that…

Ross McGowan.