Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from sixty recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Canadian Securities Law 2. BC Injury Law and ICBC Claims Blog 3. Vincent Gautrais 4. Slater Vecchio Connected 5. Off the Shelf

Canadian Securities Law
Cybersecurity issues: what directors need to consider

As we previously noted, many of our readers will be interested in following the new series of posts on directors’ duties on our Canadian M&A Law blog. The second installment in the series, by Tania Djerrahian and Vanessa Coiteux, discusses some of the key issues that directors need to focus on in the rapidly developing area of cybersecurity. …

BC Injury Law and ICBC Claims Blog
$75,000 Non-Pecuniary Assessment for Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain

Reasons for judgement were released today by the BC Supreme Court, Chilliwack Registry, assessing damages for a chronic neck injury caused by a motor vehicle collision. In today’s case (Renaerts v. Renaerts) the 24 year old Plaintiff was injured as a passenger in a 2009 collision. …

Vincent Gautrais
Courriel Express. Après-midi d’étude interdisciplinaire [Vidéos]

Dans le cadre du projet de la Chaire en droit de la sécurité et des affaires électroniques, Vincent Gautrais et Marie Demoulin (professeure à l’ÉBSI) organisaient le 7 mai dernier une après-midi d’étude interdisciplinaire autour du courriel électronique entre droit et sciences de l’information intitulée » Courriel Express « . …

Slater Vecchio Connected
Open Windows are Killing Children

According to The Province, six BC children fell from unsafe windows and balconies during the past week. Some of the six children are suffering with serious brain trauma and broken limbs according to BC Children’s Hospital. A team of BC doctors and paramedics are teaming up to prevent child falls by raising awareness and issuing warnings. With more dry weather in the forecast, parents are jeopardizing the lives of their children by keeping windows and balcony doors open. …

Off the Shelf
The Jarvis-Irving Collection

In several separate purchases over the past year, the Osgoode Library has managed to acquire a collection of law books, the Jarvis-Irving Collection, comprising 32 titles (67 volumes) that belonged to Samuel Peters Jarvis (1792-1857), a lawyer and prominent Toronto citizen and member of the Family Compact in Upper Canada. …


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