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Cybercrime: Be Careful What You Click For

15 décembre 2014

Author: Gregory Cohen Cybercrime highlights the unique value of information and the need for a risk strategy to deal with online security and liability. In particular, data breaches and network outages can cause significant consequences for individuals, governments, organizations, and...

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Business Agreements and Limitation Periods

18 octobre 2014 | Alexandra L. White

Recently, the Court of Appeal considered limitation periods and discoverability in the context of profits shared under a partnership agreement. This case is significant as it deals with a common scenario in which the terms of a business agreement are...

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Updates in Oil Tank Litigation

29 septembre 2014 | Elizabeth K. Ackman

Will We Be Out of a Job? Will oil tank leak litigation be a thing of the past?  Not likely, but it is interesting that in 2013 TSSA mandated that all new tanks installed must be double-walled to help prevent...

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Interesting Decision in Fuel Oil Spill Case

16 septembre 2014 | Elizabeth K. Ackman

There is an interesting decision recently out of Orangeville arising out of a residential fuel oil spill.  The case is Thornhill v. Highland,  a decision of Mr. Justice Edwards.  It is under appeal, although it is unknown whether the appeal...

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Changes to Small Claims Court Rules and Procedures

20 août 2014 | Nafisah Chowdhury

You may not know that as of July 1, 2014, the Small Claims Court Rules were amended. Most notably, a defendant to a Small Claims Court action must now serve his or her own Defence (previously, the Small Claims Court...

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Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia

4 juillet 2014 | Eric Sherkin

The following is cross-posted, with permission, from the Miller Thomson Aboriginal Law Update authored by Sarah D. Hansen and Kennedy A. Bear Robe of Miller Thomson’s Vancouver office. On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (« SCC ») released its...

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Settlement Privilege and Mediation Contracts

27 juin 2014

This decision originating from Quebec may be of interest for Canada’s legal community. In the judgment Union Carbide Canada Inc. v. Bombardier Inc. authored by Justice Wagner (with no dissents) and released on May 8, 2014, the Supreme Court of...

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SEC v. Citigroup and No-Contest Settlements

24 juin 2014 | Caleb Edwards

The recent decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, SEC v. Citigroup, has implications for Ontario’s new “no-contest” settlement policy.  The Second Circuit overturned Judge Rakoff’s decision in the Citigroup case and confirmed that “no-contest” settlements...

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Communicating with Experts

19 juin 2014 | Riccardo Del Vecchio

As evidenced by the recent case of Moore v. Getahun, the scope of permissible interactions between counsel and expert witnesses is a recurring issue that arises from time to time when experts are called to testify at trial. The Advocates’...

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Offers to Settle and Costs

12 mai 2014 | Eric Sherkin

The recent decision of Mayer v. 1474479 Ontario Inc. relates to a personal injury claim arising from a motor vehicle accident, but has some interesting tidbits relating to the general principles of proportionality as it relates to the determination of cost...

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