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The Litigator
AGM :: Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

THE LITIGATOR

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“No!” – Competition Bureau will not voluntarily provide information to private litigants

Following the recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada holding that Competition Bureau officers are immune from being forced to testify on discovery in private actions under the Competition ... [more] Full article

Whose book of business is it, anyway?

Confusion reigns on “ownership” of investment firm clients

There are few, if any, legal issues affecting the investment industry that are more cloudy and less certain than whether investment firm clients belong to the investment advisor or to ... [more] Full article

The year of the guideline

2007 was the year of the guideline. The Competition Bureau issued six guidelines and bulletins, some in draft, some in final form. [more] Full article

Defence counsel removed for deliberate use of privileged documents

It has not taken long for Ontario litigants to begin feeling the impact of the recent decision by Canada’s Supreme Court that protection of solicitor-client privilege required the removal of plaintiff’s counsel in Celanese Canada Inc. v. Murray Demolition. If there was any doubt as to the serious consequences that can flow from counsel’s receipt and review of an opposing party’s privileged documents, that doubt was surely erased for a defendant that was recently deprived of its counsel of choice at the beginning of trial. [more] Full article