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  • Bankruptcy and the Sharing of Family Assets on Separation

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  • Anti-Spam Act to come into full force in 2012

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  • Lawyer Profile: Glen R. Peters

    - How has Fillmore Riley evolved over the last few years? The last few years have been characterized by measured, steady growth, with a focus on strengthening our regional presence and the scope and depth of our services. In addition to the continued growth of our traditional core strengths, such as banking, finance, tax, insurance and labour, we have established strength and depth in securities, regulatory, environmental, aboriginal, business immigration, alternative dispute resolution and oth... Read more…

  • When the Family Business Fails

    - The Smith Industries Inc. case discussed below is not real. Rather, the scenario presented is a combination of facts taken from a number of different decisions with the names and industry referred to being changed (what is a widget anyway?). However, the law applied in the Smith case is real and should give everyone involved in a family business cause to reflect on what safety net is in place for their particular enterprise. A version of this article was presented to the Estate Planning Counc... Read more…

  • Protecting Your Home and Belongings from Flood Damage

    - After a wet fall and snowy winter, experts are forecasting a high probability for spring flooding in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. That being the case, homeowners should take note that overland flooding is generally not covered by insurance and it is important for homeowners to take measures to protect their belongings from water damage. Read more…

  • New Trademark Application? Get the facts right!

    - Clients often contact us with trademark questions, either before or after they begin using a trademark. This, of course, is a good thing. Read more…

  • Fillmore Riley joins TAGLaw to Give Clients Global Reach

    - Although some Manitoba-based businesses operate within a particular geographic region, an increasing number of Fillmore Riley’s clients conduct business all over the world. That's why Fillmore Riley took its search for an established, well-regarded global legal network very seriously Read more…