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Archive for September, 2012


Computer Files in Plain View: A Common Sense Approach

The Court of Appeal, in R. v. Jones, has provided some clarity and guidance with respect to the permissible scope of the search of a computer which is seized under a valid search warrant, where such a warrant is authorized for the search of evidence in an unrelated crime. [more] Full article

New Abuse of Dominance Guidelines Provide Less Guidance

The Competition Bureau has released the final version of its updated Enforcement Guidelines on Abuse of Dominance. The new Abuse Guidelines are much slimmer than the 2001 guidelines they replace. ... [more] Full article

Philthy McNasty’s case clarifies franchise limitations periods

Philthy McNasty's did not fare well when the Ontario Court of Appeal recently examined the issue of limitation periods in respect of statutory rescission claims under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 (the "Act"). [more] Full article

The Show Goes on for IMAX: Landmark Class Action

A big reversal just happened in the fast-moving world of securities class action litigation. In the last eight months, it seemed that the Ontario Superior Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada were all hitting the brakes on securities class actions. [more] Full article