One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Trusts: How Are Trust Assets Characterized

S.A. v. Metro Vancouver Housing Corporation, 2017 BCCA 2 (37551)
What is the legal characterization of trust assets.

Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Tax: Liability For Tax Planning

Brunette v. Legault Joly Thiffaut, 2017 QCCA 391 (37566)
Can there be liability for tax planning advice.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure in Québec: Recognition of Foreign Judgments

Barer v. Knight Brothers LLC, 2017 QCCA 597 (37594)
How is a U.S. judgment enforced in Québec.

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One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Bankruptcy & Receivership/Oil & Gas: Orphan Wells

Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (37627)
Enforcement of, and compliance with, environmental remediation orders.

Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Civil Procedure: Official Languages

Mazraani v. Industrielle Alliance, Assurance et Services Financiers Inc., 2017 CAF 80 (37642)
What are the language rights of a witness.

Posted: Friday, November 03, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Labour Law: Capacity of Union & Directors To Be Sued

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers v. Lawrence, 2017 ONCA 321 (37617)
When does a union and its directors have the capacity to be sued.

Posted: Thursday, October 26, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Professions in Québec: Liability for Referral

Salomon v. Matte-Thompson, 2017 QCCA 273 (37537)
Can lawyers be liable for professional referrals.

Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Criminal Law: (Alleged) Inappropriate Police Actions

R., A.G. Canada v. D.B. et al., 2017 BCCA 84 (37476)
Were police actions appropriate herein.

Posted: Thursday, September 21, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Family Law: Life Insurance; Constructive Trusts

Moore v. Sweet, 2017 ONCA 182 (37546)
Re family law, when is there a constructive trust for life insurance policies.

Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017

One-Liners: Leaves to Appeal

Constitutional Law: Parliamentary Privilege

Chagnon v. Syndicat de la fonction publique et parapublique du Québec (SFPQ), 2017 QCCA 271 (37543)
What does (provincial) parliamentary privilege cover.

Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017