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 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…

  • 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…