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In the recent case of Tanzer c. Spector, 2017 QCCA 1090, the Quebec Court of Appeal was called upon to decide whether, in the context of a will contestation based on lack of capacity and undue influence, it could lift the professional secrecy of a notary who was consulted by the testator about modifying his will, but who ultimately was not the notary that prepared the final will in question.

IMK’s Doug Mitchell and Emma Lambert acted as counsel for the winning party in a landmark decision in commercial law from the Supreme Court of Canada. In a unanimous decision, Canada’s top court outlined the applicable criteria for the personal liability of corporate directors in the context of the shareholder oppression remedy. To read the […]