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25 Oct

Supreme Court of Canada Rules Banks Liable for Conversion of Cheques

Wednesday, October 25, 2017Alexander MelfiLitigation, Bills of Exchange ActSupreme Court of Canada, Fraud

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When the employee of a large corporation defrauds their employer through a fraudulent cheque scheme, should the banks which paid out on the cheques be...

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30 Aug

To Boldly Go… towards a global system of accountability – Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017Tim DuncanLitigation, Intellectual Property, InjunctionsSupreme Court of Canada, Technology, Freedom of Expression

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In true common law tradition, let’s start this blog post with some obligatory Latin: audentes Fortuna iuvat.  “Fortune favours the bold.”

This might have been the principle that governed the behaviour of Datalink Technologies Inc. when it... 

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24 May

The Supreme Court of Canada Strengthens the Judgment Creditor Tool Box

Wednesday, May 24, 2017Scott GfellerLitigation, Privacy LawSupreme Court of Canada, Rules of Civil Procedure

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Collecting can be a pain. Getting a judgment is one thing but getting paid is a different ball game entirely, particularly when...

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12 Apr

Appealing to the Supreme Court of Canada from a Refusal of Leave to Appeal by a Provincial Court of Appeal

Wednesday, April 12, 2017Ian A. BlueLitigationLiquor Control Act, Constitution Act, Alcohol, New Brunswick, Supreme Court of Canada

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Readers may recall that in R. v. Comeau, 2016 NBPC 3 in which we are acting for M. Comeau, the New Brunswick provincial court...

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29 Jun

Regina v Comeau Has Profound Implications For Interprovincial Trade

Wednesday, June 29, 2016Ian A. BlueAdministrative Law, Constitutional Law, LitigationImportation of Intoxicating Liquors Act, New Brunswick, Supreme Court of Canada, Liquor Control Act

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The recent New Brunswick court decision in Regina v Comeau, April 29, 2016 has profound implications for interprovincial trade. The court held that a provision of the New Brunswick Liquor Control Act prohibiting...

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