Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law > Privilege
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bella Senior Care Residences Inc. ("BSCRI"), was the operator of a senior care facility. BSCRI owed money to Canada Life Assurance Company ("CLAC"), pursuant
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canadian dealmakers should be aware of a recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery addressing the circumstances in which a target company's legal privilege belongs to the purchaser after a sale transaction.
McMillan LLP
The Immunity and Leniency Programs under the Competition Act[1] are powerful tools employed by the Competition Bureau and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada ("PPSC")
Bennett Jones LLP
In Canada, corporate criminal liability is increasingly becoming an area of focus for regulators, law enforcement officers, and the public. As stories of corporate wrongdoing have generated media
If the Hillary Clinton email scandal wasn't a clear enough lesson that one should not conduct "official" work using personal electronic communication tools (be it personal email, texts or other methods), ...
Miller Thomson LLP
The general expectation on the part of bidders is that the lowest bid will be accepted.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The rapid rise in data collection means robust cybersecurity solutions are no longer an option, they're an imperative.
Gowling WLG
This article summarizes the 10 most significant Supreme Court cases of 2018, as selected by Gowling WLG's Supreme Court of Canada Services Group.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Privilege protects certain information and communication from disclosure. In-house counsel – as legal and business advisers to a company – must understand the limitations
Aird & Berlis LLP
On November 30, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in R. v. Vice Media Canada Inc., a case many describe as pitting press freedoms against the investigative powers of police.
Clark Wilson LLP
A new case from the Supreme Court of British Columbia shows that privilege may stop a director who is also a spouse in a family law dispute from inspecting company documents.
Gowling WLG
On Sept. 27, the Competition Bureau and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) announced the revised Immunity and Leniency Programs to enhance the Bureau's ability to detect, investigate,
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld an important lower court finding that employers can be shielded from liability for giving negative employment references.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On October 29, 2018 the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") issued a guidance document titled "What you need to know about mandatory reporting of breaches of security safeguards" (the "Guidance") ...
On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC or Court) found that the duty to consult was not triggered during the "law making process" in its decision Mikisew Cree First Nation v. Canada...
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
In IGGillis Holdings Inc. v Minister of National Revenue, the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") forced the courts to examine both the extent of the CRA's tax audit power and the limits of solicitor-client privilege.
Technology is wonderful. Laptop computers are getting lighter. Storage capacity on laptop computers, smart phones, USB keys and other electronic devices are up in the terabytes.
Bennett Jones LLP
Solicitor-client privilege applies broadly to the continuum of communications concerning matters within the solicitor-client relationship, the BC Court of Appeal recently held in British Columbia (Attorney General) v. Lee.
Gowling WLG
The Federal Court of Canada judgment in Minister of National Revenue v. Iggillis Holdings Inc. and Ian Gillis is a recent and important decision concerning common interest privilege.
Bennett Jones LLP
Communications between lawyers and their clients' accountants or other non-legal professionals are not in themselves privileged but can be...
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