Litigation Update – May 2011
Five case law updates released in April and May 2011.
1. Strategy and Evidence: It is all about Timing Generally, parties may bring a motion for summary judgment any time after the delivery of the statement of…
Solicitor’s Negligence Costs Contractual Interpretation
Access to Information Act Exemptions Personal Information Minister’s Records
Judicial Review Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms Voting Rights
These Federal Court of Appeal decisions provide welcome direction for those engaged in the planning, implementation and maintenance of trust structures, both domestic and offshore.
Fiduciary Duty Government Civil Procedure
Charter Freedom of Association Collective Bargaining Agricultural Workers
Purchasers and vendors may face difficult decisions when something unexpected happens to the property between the time that the agreement of purchase and sale is signed and the transaction closes
Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act Pensions Priorities Fiduciary Obligations Funding Pension Plans
Labour Law Essential Services Toronto Transit Commission
Judicial Independence Compensation of the Judiciary
Constitutional Law Division of Powers Securities Regulation
Class Action Consumer Contract Arbitration Clause
Trial Fairness Adequacy of Reasons for Decision
Certain changes have been proposed by the Law Society of Upper Canada to the Rules of Professional Conduct to address the issue of limited scope retainers.
One legislative and five case law updates released in March 2011.