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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  • Winter 2004 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Employers' Vicarious Liability; Announcing; Congratulations; Statute of Limitations May Apply to Tax Debt Collections Procedures; Directors’ & Officers’ Liability – Issues for Private Corporations; Fillmore Riley News; (385 KB) Read more…

  • Summer 2003 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Economy Class Misery; If Nominated, Will I Serve?; Tax Investigations and Warrantless Searches; The Formation of Limited Liability Partnerships; Three New Associates; Fillmore Riley News; (2.1 MB) Read more…

  • Winter 2003 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Travelling with Children; Congratulations; Significant Change in Capital Dividend Account Calculations; The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act; Moving Expenses; What's New in Provincial Legislation; Fillmore Riley News; (2.6 MB) Read more…

  • Fall 2002 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Social Host and Employer Liability; Commercial Leasing: The Application of Goods and Services Tax on “Additional Rent”; Overlapping Coverages and “Other Insurance” Clauses; What's New in Federal Legislation; What's New in Provincial Legislation; Fillmore Riley News; (233 k) Read more…

  • Summer 2002 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: The Door Left Open: Intentional Wrongdoing and the Liability of Charitable Organizations; The Parents’ Maintenance Act; Sexual Harassment Outside The Workplace; What's New in Provincial Legislation; Three New Associates; Fillmore Riley News; (348 k) Read more…

  • Spring 2002 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Punitive Damages for Bad Faith: The Supreme Court Speaks; All in the Family; "Staying the Hand of the Paymaster"; What's New in federal Legislation; Can Crime Pay?; Fillmore Riley News; (328 KB) Read more…

  • Winter 2002 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Domain Names Revisited; Aboriginals, Income Tax and the Indian Act; Congratulations; What's New in Federal Legislation; What's New in Provincial Legislation; Fillmore Riley News; (1.6 MB) Read more…

  • Fall 2001 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Is That Your Final Answer? Where There is a Way, There May be a Will.; Bankruptcy and Insolvency Law Reform; Presenting...; What's New in Federal Legislation; Rewarding Excellence In Research; Articling Program 2001-2002; (3.1 MB) Read more…

  • Summer 2001 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: dot com, dot org, dot ca? Registering Your Website Address; Electronic Charitable Receipts; Three New Associates; Western Law Societies Conveyancing Act; What’s New in Federal Legislation; Awarding Excellence; A Note from Manitoba Finance; (2.5 MB) Read more…

  • Spring 2001 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Halt! Who Goes There? The Tale of a Citizen's Arrest; 2002 Assessments are On The Way; Three New Partners; The Electronic Commerce and Information Act; What’s New in Federal Legislation; What’s New in Provincial Legislation; (4.2 MB) Read more…