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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  • Summer 2009 Newsletter

    - In this Issue: Watch What You Say; Three New Associates; Spoliation : The Consequences of Destroying Evidence; Periodically Consider Your Will and Whether It Needs to Be Updated; Fillmore Riley News (3.9 MB) Read more…

  • Winter 2009 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: A Director's Liability : Tips & Tricks; Two New Partners; The Perils of Cyber-Squatting; Departing Employees and the Duty of Good Faith; New Rules for Client Identification; Fillmore Riley News; (1.9 MB) Read more…

  • Summer 2008 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Final Resting Places : The Public Utilities Board's ruling on scattering grounds; Two New Associates; Your Trade-mark in Someone Else's Canadian Domain Name; Taking Advantage of the New Manitoba Investment Tax Credit; Fillmore Riley News; (1.9 MB) Read more…

  • Winter 2008 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Purchaser Pitfalls Post-Possession: How to Prevent the Application of Caveat Emptor; Electronic Discovery; Contract Drafting in Lao PDR; Fillmore Riley News; (745 KB) Read more…

  • Summer 2007 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Update on Overtime; Two New Associates; Joint Accounts Legal Principles and Presumptions; "For the Sake of the Children"; Don't "Hide" Your Assets...The Importance of Trade-marks in Business; Fillmore Riley News; (1.6 MB) Read more…

  • Winter 2007 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: When is a Newspaper Not a Newspaper? When the Supreme Court of Canada Says So!; Charitable Endeavours; Retroactive Child Support; Wrongful Dismissal: A Primer for Employers; Fillmore Riley News; (3.1 MB) Read more…

  • Summer 2006 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Social Host Liability : Do Not Rely on the Host; Factors to Consider When Making an Offer to Employment to a Foreign Worker; Occupiers' Liability : the Dangers of Disrepair; Fillmore Riley LLP Participates in Community Project at Mulvey School; To Be or Not To Be : An Interest in Land; Three New Associates; Fillmore Riley News; (1.1 MB) Read more…

  • Winter 2006 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Who is Responsible for Insuring a Condominium Project?; The Common-Law Partners' Property and Related Amendments Act; Contractors' Commercial General Liability Insurance; New Managing Partner; New Partners; Legal Trivia; Fillmore Riley News; (557 KB) Read more…

  • Summer 2005 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Obtaining a Canadian Work Permit for an Employee of Your Affiliated Foreign Enterprise; The Definition of Accident Under Automobile Legislation; Charitable Organizations Notice; Employer or Independent Contractor?; What's New in Federal Legislation; New Associates; What's New in Provincial Legislation; Fillmore Riley News; (1.1 MB) Read more…

  • Summer 2004 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Four New Associates; Liability Insurance and Intentional Discrimination; PIPEDA Notice; What's New in Provincial Legislation; Fillmore Riley News; (1.6 MB) Read more…