N.M. Patterson & Sons Limited v. The St. Lawrence Seaway Mgt. Corp., 2004 FCA 210

In Admiralty Practice, Discovery on (Updated )

This was an appeal from a motion in which a solicitor was found in contempt of court for disclosing to the media information obtained on examination for discovery. The appeal was dismissed. This important case reminds practitioners that documents and information received through the discovery process are subject to an implied obligation of confidentiality. Such documents and information may not …

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