Online Reviews

“No legal cover for online defamatory comments ‘dressed up as reviews,’ B.C. court rules.” - https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/29599?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=section Interesting B.C. case about on-line defamatory libel (pertaining to on-line business reviews such as…

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Claims Against Cryptoasset Trading Platforms

 On March 29, 2021, the CSA and IIROC issued Joint CSA/IIROC Staff Notice 21-329: Guidance for Crypto-Asset Trading Platforms: Compliance with Regulatory Requirements ("SN 21-329") (https://www.iiroc.ca/news-and-publications/notices-and-guidance/joint-csaiiroc-staff-notice-21-329-guidance-crypto-asset-trading-platforms-compliance-regulatory). This notice provides guidance…

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Dog Bites

Before the introduction of Ontario’s Dog Owners’ Liability Act, the common law dealt with dog bites/attacks on the basis of scienter (knowledge) or negligence. Scienter Under the theory of scienter,…

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