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Rédacteurs : John Polyzogopoulos, Nastaran Roushan


Seeking Voluntary Compliance with Foreign Letters of Request

  • 04 novembre 2011
  • Marko Trivun

A letter of request (or letter rogatory) is a request from a foreign court asking the Ontario court to assist in the gathering of evidence for a foreign legal proceeding, either by compelling testimony under oath or by ordering the production of documents for use at trial (or both). 

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Defence Before Certification: A Debate of the Pros and Cons

  • 01 novembre 2011
  • Margaret L. Waddell, Jean-Marc Leclerc

The debate over the likely ameliorative or exacerbating effects on certification of class actions arising from the recent decision in Pennyfeather v. Timminco has been heated.

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Case Comment: iTrade Finance Inc. v. Bank of Montreal

  • 06 octobre 2011
  • Joshua Siegel

Fraud remains an ever present, if not growing, feature of the business and legal landscape in Canada. As is so often the case, the legal contest which arises from fraudulent activity lies between two innocent parties, while the fraudster...

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Message from the Chair

  • 06 octobre 2011
  • Colin Stevenson

Judicial mediation, mediation roster rates, the recent position paper from the College of Physician & Surgeons of Ontario on experts. Just three of the important issues the Civil Litigation Executive is considering on behalf of OBA litigation lawyers.

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  • John Polyzogopoulos

Topics covered this week included rectification of contracts (life insurance policy), third party assessments of lawyers’ accounts, wrongful dismissal (calculation of damages, including bonuses), aboriginal law (authority to amend lease of band lands), wills and estates (payment of interest on late distributions), condominium law (oppression and restrictions on use of common elements) and family law (constructive trust, Crown wardship).

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