Publications & News

CBA National Re: SCC Leave to Appeal SLAPP Cases

Julia Lefebvre was recently quoted in an article published by the Canadian Bar Association National on the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision to grant leave to hear two appeals involving the anti-SLAPP law in Ontario.

Defamation Law: A Practical Guide for Litigators

On May 14, 2019, Julia Lefebvre will be speaking about Ontario’s anti-SLAPP legislation and recent case law at the Ontario Bar Association program Defamation Law: A Practical Guide for Litigators.

Roundtable on Advancing Media Freedom – Global Affairs Canada

On May 2, 2019, Peter Jacobsen will be participating in a roundtable discussion on advancing media freedom at Global Affairs Canada with the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as departmental officials.

Osgoode PD: Defamation Law 2019

On April 29, 2019, Tae Mee Park and Julia Lefebvre will be speaking at the Osgoode Professional Development seminar on Defamation Law 2019: Current Issues + Emerging Trends.

ACFI 21st Annual Fraud Conference

On April 30, 2019, James Lane will be presenting at the ACFI 21st Annual Fraud Conference on “Counsel and Investigator Roles in Professional Discipline.”

Whose Clients Are They Anyway?

In our latest Litigation Blog post, James Lane talks about “A Practical Primer on Non-Solicitation Agreements for Accountants.”

ABA International Law Conference

On April 12, 2019, Tae Mee Park will be speaking at the ABA International Law conference on the panel, “Peacocks on a Plane? Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities in International Passenger Transportation.”

GTA Accountants Network

On April 9, 2019, James Lane will be speaking to the GTA Accountants and GTA Finance Network on professional liability issues.

OBA Women’s Speed Mentoring Event: The Track to Success

On April 10, 2019, Tae Mee Park will be participating in the OBA/CABL/FACL/SABA speed mentoring event as a mentor. Renu Madhane, Chief Commissioner of the Ontario Human Rights Commission will be providing opening remarks.

Case Comment: WhatsApp and the Libel and Slander Act

In this month’s Litigation Blog, Emma Romano discusses the recent decision of Nanda v. McEwan, 2019 ONSC 125, in which the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered the question of whether WhatsApp messages were subject to the notice requirements in the... more