Crossborder law

  • Guidelines to protect client information on phones, laptops released

    Guidelines to protect client information on phones, laptops released

    Apr 23, 2019

    Canadian law societies are advising lawyers on how to protect their electronic devices when facing border security agents during travel. The Law Society of Ontario updated its governing board on the issue ahead of a Convocation meeting on April 25. The LSO’s agenda referenced a report developed at the end of last year and presented recently at a semi-annual spring meeting by the Policy Counterpart Group of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

  • Through the lens of compassion; new decisions on the meaning of s. 25

    Aug 20, 2018

    Over the past year, the Federal Court, in a small but growing list of decisions, has signaled that the effect of the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Kanthasamy v. MCI is finally making a difference in decisions rendered under s. 25 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

  • Legal news roundup - Sept. 20, 2016

    Sep 20, 2016