Corporate/commercial law


  • Caution urged when sharing privileged documents

    Caution urged when sharing privileged documents

    Mar 26, 2018

    A recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal appears to have sparked a collective sigh of relief from lawyers involved in structuring commercial transactions.

  • Clarification over document privilege welcome move

    Clarification over document privilege welcome move

    Mar 26, 2018

    The recent clarification of the powers of the federal Commissioner of Competition to assert privilege over documents is an opportunity for more efficient and fair proceedings in the future, say lawyers who practise in the competition field.

  • Driverless vehicles hold privacy concerns

    Driverless vehicles hold privacy concerns

    Mar 19, 2018

    Motorists may have a reason to have privacy concerns related to driverless vehicles.

  • Debate on seeking consent around personal information

    Debate on seeking consent around personal information

    Mar 19, 2018

    How to seek consent from Canadian users to collect, use and disclose their personal information in the digital age is the subject of ongoing debate.

  • Right to be forgotten under debate

    Right to be forgotten under debate

    Mar 19, 2018

    A recent position paper by the federal privacy commissioner is causing consternation among lawyers.

  • Fate of controversial CASL section unknown

    Fate of controversial CASL section unknown

    Mar 19, 2018

    The fate of a controversial section in Canada’s anti-spam legislation that allowed consumers the right to sue for breaches, before it was put on hold, remains unclear.

  • Carriage of price-fixing class action awarded

    Carriage of price-fixing class action awarded

    Mar 12, 2018

    An Ontario judge has awarded carriage of a proposed class action against bread sellers for an alleged price-fixing scheme to a consortium led by Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP.

  • LTB issues

    Mar 12, 2018

    Paralegal James Moak has brought a court application in the Ontario Superior Court to try to stop property managers who are not licensed to practise law from providing legal services at the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board.

  • Beware the use of crypto-currencies

    Mar 12, 2018

    Crypto-currencies are the newest and biggest trend in the financial industry. Fuelled by millennials who have grown up in the digital age, their popularity is reaching new heights.

  • A potential national securities regulator raises concerns

    A potential national securities regulator raises concerns

    Mar 5, 2018

    On March 22, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the appeal on the Quebec government’s reference regarding the attempt to create a voluntary new pan-Canadian securities regulatory body.

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