The Brief

The law has a real-time impact on organizations and individuals in every sector and is always in a state of change. Our publication, The Brief (formerly called The Fillmore Riley Report), offers you the insights of our experienced lawyers, who share their perspectives on how you can be most prepared for the changes that are taking place.

Please note: newsletter articles reflect the state of the law as at the date of publication. 

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  • Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter

    - In this issue: Workplace sexual harassment in the spotlight, house plans and copyright law, Overhaul of The Condominium Act in Manitoba, Lawyer profile; and much more. Read more…

  • Fall/Winter 2014 Newsletter

    - In this issue: A novel approach to non-competition clauses; Freedom of testamentary dispositions constrained by public policy; Legitimate, long-term absences and the employer’s duty to accommodate; Lawyer profile; and much more. Read more…

  • Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter

    - In this issue: Canada's new anti-spam law (CASL) comes into force on July 1, 2014. What does it mean for you and your business?; Digital life after death: Practice tips for estate planning and administration; Lawyer profile; and much more. Read more…

  • Fall/Winter 2013 Newsletter

    - In this issue: So, you think you can dance?: Lessons about condominium by-law and rules enforcement from Dyke v. Metropolitan Toronto Condo. Corp. No. 972; Recent amendments to The Insurance Act of Manitoba; Lawyer profile; and much more. Read more…

  • Fall/Winter 2012 Newsletter

    - In this issue: New bill strives to protect buyers of new homes; The Dos and Don'ts for a Power of Attorney; Lawyer Profile Read more…

  • Spring/Summer 2012 Newsletter

    - In this issue: Five best practices when letting an employee go; The mark that roared; Lawyer Profile Read more…

  • Fall 2011 Newsletter

    - In this Issue: Anti-Spam Act to come into full force in 2012; Bankruptcy and the Sharing of Family Assets on Separation; Lawyer Profile Read more…

  • Spring 2011 Newsletter

    - In this Issue: Fillmore Riley joins TAGLaw; New Trademark Application; Meet Our New Associate; When the Family Business Fails; Protecting Your Home and Belongings From Flood Damage Read more…

  • Fall 2010 Newsletter

    - In this Issue: The Will for the 21st Century; Charitable Gifts by Will; Beneficiary Designations. Read more…

  • Spring 2010 Newsletter

    - In this Issue: Domain Name Hijacking; Gift Card Legislation; Making the Builder Pay Read more…