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 2001 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Municipality v. Citizen. The Legal Perils of Ice and Snow; Performance Standards in the Workplace; Proud to Sponsor Education and Research; Practicing Excellence in Intellectual Property; Adjusters’ Changing Role; What’s New in Federal Legislation; What’s New in Provincial Legislation; (3.3 MB) - Not Available Read more…

  • Fall 2000 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Mobility - Changing a Child's Permanent Residence; Midwifery Now; Legal in Manitoba; Sexual Assault - An Insurer’s Duty to Defend; Personal Information Privacy, and Money Laundering; (2.7 MB) Read more…

  • Summer 2000 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Under the "C" for Contract; Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation; Tax Assessment Revisited; Performance Standards in the Workplace; Awarding Research Excellence; What’s New in the Law; (4 MB) Read more…

  • Spring 2000 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: The "Priviledge" Clause in Tender Documents; Land Transfer Tax – Can it Be Avoided; Oaths and Affirmations; Intellectual Property Litigation; What’s New in the Law; Looking For Money?; (3.4 MB) Read more…

  • Winter 2000 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: ISO 9001; Punitive Damages for Bad Faith - How Much and When; First Refusal Clauses and Leases; Professional Corporations; What’s New in the Law; Gray Marketing and Trade-marks; (3.2 MB) Read more…

  • Fall 1999 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Death, Taxes & Estate Litigation; Wills & Estates Practice Group; The Disappointed Beneficiary; Keystone Companies; What’s New in the Law; (2.3 MB) Read more…

  • Summer 1999 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Who's Watching the Kids?; Y2K Employer Rights; Duelling Trade-Marks on the Net; Conservation Agreements; What’s New In The Law; (4.7 MB) Read more…

  • Spring 1999 Newsletter

    - In This Issue: Turning a Cheque into Cash; Insurance Coverage for Y2K Losses; “In Trust” Accounts; The Condominium Act; What’s New In The Law; (2.6 MB) Read more…