Appellate

Appeals a chance for SCC to consider availability of summary judgment

Toronto appellate lawyer Brian Radnoff says it is “somewhat surprising” that the SCC has decided to hear two civil fraud appeals which were part of an omnibus ruling that put forward a new approach on summary judgment only pertaining to Ontario. Read more

WATCH the top five civil appeals for May

Watch Toronto appeals lawyer Brian Radnoff , a partner at Dickinson Wright , in a video give his top five civil appeals for the month of May. Read more

Jurisdiction involving outside parties or events settled by SCC

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Conrad Black is entitled to pursue libel suits in Ontario against former directors of Hollinger International Inc. in one of a trio of judgments released that deal with determining jurisdiction. Read Story in Globe and Mail ... Read Story in the Toronto Star ... Read Story in National Post Read more

Canada needs national securities regulator

The Supreme Court of Canada’s rejection of Ottawa’s bid for a national securities regulator is a “bad ruling,” Brian Radnoff , a partner at Dickinson Wright tells Business News Network in a recent interview. Read more