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 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…

  • 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…