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Departing employees and the ongoing battle over investment firm clients

Competition is fierce among investment firms for top producing brokers and, more importantly, their books of business. Often this competition rears its head in the form of litigation against departing brokers and the new firms that employ them. [more] Full article

Canada’s top court removes plaintiff’s counsel after its receipt of privileged documents

In its recent decision in Celanese Canada Inc. v. Murray Demolition Corp. the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously favoured protecting solicitor-client privilege over the right to be represented by one’s solicitor of choice. [more] Full article

Supreme Court of Canada confirms litigation privilege of limited duration

In its first review of the lifespan of litigation privilege, the Supreme Court of Canada has recently ruled that, unlike solicitor-client privilege, it 'expires with the litigation of which it was born.' [more] Full article

Mediation Confidentiality Preserved: Rudd v. Trossacs Investments

Mediators breathed a collective sigh of relief when the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the confidentiality of mediations by refusing to compel a mediator to testify about communications between parties at a mediation. Rudd v. Trossacs Investments [more] Full article